Editorial and Internal Communication Manager

 Montreal, Canada       Permanent contract        Marketing / Communication

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to communications activities at both the local and regional level. Be a key part of the SG Americas communications team with responsibilities across the region while leading all editorial and internal communications activities for Societe Generale Canada, working directly with senior leaders of the firm, its business units and support functions.


  • Have great ideas and make them happen. Develop standout content across multiple channels including written messages, social media, video, visuals/graphics and presentations to enhance staff engagement.

 

  • Blur the lines. Find opportunities for internal messages to also make an impact with external audiences via social media channels like LinkedIn and Twitter. Identify press, event and sponsored conference opportunities and work with local management and the SG Americas Communications team to develop and execute on those ideas.

 

  • Drive content development and execution to support SG Canada strategic & executive messaging. Lead the planning and execution of both executive level internal/external communications and social media messaging for SG Canada CEO and other key executives.

 

  • Control the fire hose. Employees in every organization are inundated with information. In conjunction with the SG Americas Communications team, develop the strategies, channels and approach to deliver messages to SG Canada employees in ways that helps both educate and inspire them but doesn’t overwhelm them. Produce internal communication materials, including PowerPoint presentation, articles, Q&A, and coordinate the distribution of those materials via traditional or digital methods.

 

  • Wear your advisor and collaborator hat. Work closely with the SG Americas Communications team and Canadian management team. Contribute as a key member of the SG Americas Editorial Committee. Advise/propose/execute strategies and tactics across the different communications channels (marketing/advertising, conferences, events, internal comms, digital, etc.) that make an impact in both Canada and across the Americas region.

 

 

  • Promote SG as an employer of Choice. Work in partnership with the Head of Human Resources to develop and implement SG Canada Employer Branding Strategy with a strong linkage to the Societe Generale global strategy. In conjunction with Campus manager, enhance relationships with external key stakeholder such as universities, schools, etc

 

  • Participate in crisis/business continuity messaging as it relates to internal communications or operational or business situations.

 

  • Maintain budget reports and timelines for each assigned project. Perform all SG Canada communications risk and control requirements.

 

  • As SG Canada is operating in Quebec, under the guidance of General Counsel, ensure SG complies with regulation of Office de la Langue Francaise du Quebec and coordinate Comite des Francisation when applicable.

 

  • Report locally to Chief of Staff of the CEO CANADA and functionally to the Head of Communications of  SG Americas COMMs

 

  • Other duties as assigned.

Profile Required

Technical Skills: Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

Desired / Plus: Adobe Creative Suite, Social Media tools/applications, video development and editng

 

Competencies:

  • Creative thinker
  • Strong writer
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player with ability to interface with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently

 

Qualifications:

Experience Needed:

  • 5+ years in communications, marketing or public relations

Desired / Plus:

    • Experience with investment banking, brokerage or financial services firm.

 

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree

Desired / Plus:

    • Degree in communications, marketing, digital, journalism or public relations. MBA or master's degree in those disciplines a plus.

Languages: (Other than English)

  • Bilingual French and English

Business Insight

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SGCIB) is the third largest investment bank in the European Economic Area and is present in more than 75 countries around the world.


The head office of its Canadian securities broker is located in Montreal and has approximately 100 employees. Société Générale Group's SGCIB division has positioned itself as a front-line player in the trading securities and derivatives on the Canadian market.  A Société Générale entity specializing in information technology is also based in Montreal.


Société Générale Group was established in Canada since 1974 and has today more than 400 employees and consultants based in its Montreal, Toronto and Calgary offices. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 200001OT
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 02/03/2020
Date of publication: 15/02/2020
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Editorial and Internal Communication Manager

Permanent contract   |   Montreal   |   Marketing / Communication