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Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

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As a public relations advisor, newsroom coordinator, you help maintain the organization's brand image and reputation, and promote policies and programs for external audiences.

More specifically, you coordinate the Desjardins Group's newsroom and serve as a catalyst for creating news-related content.

You have an excellent understanding of new approaches to create and distribute content for external communication. You monitor initiatives and trends driving this field of activity.

You design and coordinate highly engaging projects that will be distributed in the Desjardins newsroom and on other organizational communication channels.

You never hesitate to call on people from different teams and build productive interpersonal relations.

General Information on the Position

Main responsibilities

  • Develop and update policies, standards, models and programs to support your unit's strategic projects and initiatives
  • Identify, analyze and diagnose major issues and make recommendations to decision-making bodies. Represent your unit in dealings with decision-making bodies
  • Manage freelancers
  • Create content that effectively reaches target audiences.

Other working conditions

  • Workplace: Position located in Montreal or Lévis, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work
  • Number of jobs available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in communications (journalism or public relations) or in a related discipline
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
  • Writing experience
  • Experience in digital communications (e.g., web, social media)

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

Proficient speaker, advanced knowledge of English

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Strategic mindset

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Communications (FG)

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