V.I.E. Comm

International Volunteer Program|New York|Communication / Marketing

V.I.E. Comm

  • New York, United States
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Communication / Marketing


Communications is responsible for the external communications (branding, press, advertising, social media, digital/websites, conferences & events) and internal communications (intranet, newsletters, digital, events) for SG Americas including our offices in the US, Canada and Brazil. The team works closely with the SG Americas CEO and Executive Committee, as well as key partners in the Business Units, Human Resources and other support functions to communicate key stories and initiatives that help promote SG Americas to its clients, stakeholders, recruits and the broader banking industry.

•    Contribute to the planning, coordination and execution of SG U.S. client and internal conferences, citizenship events, employee resource group (ERG) events, dinners, and much more. Working directly with  members of the communications team as well as others from SG’s business units and support functions.
•    Some of the responsibilities of the position include: set-up and coordination of invitation process including the entering and processing of all event data into proprietary database management system; scheduling in-house meetings and events booked in the firm’s internal function space; understanding the technical needs of events (use of platforms as Zoom, MS Teams, Survey Monkey, Slido, etc.); collaborating with the in-house AV Team providing creative solutions and support with hybrid and virtual event production.
•    Contribute to communications activities at both the local and regional level. Be a key part of the Communications team with responsibilities across the region while assisting on video, editorial and internal communications activities.
•    Some of the responsibilities of the position include: record and edit videos to be used internally or externally; translate English content in French; propose stories and posts to be used both internally and externally.

Profile required

• Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University 
• A previous experience in Communications would be appreciated
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Proficient/Good command of MS Office
• High level of English fluency, both written and verbal 
• Video/Photography – concepting, filming and editing
• Social media – capability to contribute to key platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram
• Writing – beyond fluency, must be a skilled writer who can contribute to stories and posts for both internal and external audiences
• Project management – ability to individually manage projects with various internal business and support function clients
• Team work – ability to work effectively within the SG Americas team
• Translations – while not a daily need, there is a need for periodic translation of materials from English to French to use for our Montreal office

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in New York is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 18 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 23000MP8
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2024/01/01
Publication date: 2023/09/06