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Under the guidance of the SNJM Congregational Leadership Team (CLT), within the oversight of the Executive Director of the SNJM General Administration (ED) and in tandem with the French-language Communications’ Specialist, the selected candidate will apply the necessary competencies to:

  • Support the philosophy, goals, objectives, bilingual functioning and programs of the CLT.
  • Conceive (create, edit, proofread, publish and broadcast) print and digital content in English intended for internal or public readership or audience, informing them of the SNJM’s mission and actions.
  • Intercede with the English-language media to animate public interest in the congregation’s activities.
  • To fulfill these shared core responsibilities, our English- and French-language Communications Specialists will work together collaboratively.


Our English- and French-language Communications Specialists will cooperate with provincial counterparts and other SNJM administrative services, and may execute any of the following tasks and duties:

  • Work with the CLT and ED to articulate a coherent strategic vision and formulate ensuing communications action plans.
  • Design and publish brochures, newsletters, surveys, forms, news releases, correspondence, announcements and/or the corresponding digital publications.
  • Proofread texts, write articles, think-up headlines and photos caption for CLT publications on either print or digital platforms.
  • Organize public events.
  • Coordinate photo and video shoots, and audio recordings. as needed.
  • Oversee translation of documents into the languages employed within the Congregation.
  • Update the content and design of the Congregational website.
  • Continuously update the CLT Facebook wall and any other social media.
  • Identify, create and develop media opportunities and monitor media relations.
  • Advise CLT on communications matters and on media relations strategies.
  • Elaborate and draft procedures governing the release of accurate information concerning congregation, sisters, employees and/or facilities, including preplanning for contingency and crisis communications.
  • Coordinate the assignment of appropriate spokespersons to each event or situation, and assists in preparing comment lines.
  • Actively collaborate with communication personnel from other religious communities and SNJM provinces; use information acquired and opportunities identified that could be conducive to improving communications for the CLT.
  • Oversee the maintenance of a library of the CLT’s digital intellectual property, including logos, images, video and audio files, documents, and presentations.
  • Coordinate work performed by vendors for print, web and video projects.
  • Prepare, track and adhere to the communications budget.
  • Perform any other assigned duties.


To represent our SNJM mission optimally, we are looking for a person of reflection and action, who is mission-oriented and who possesses the following aptitudes:

  • Exceptional English-language writing skills.
  • Native-level proficiency in spoken English and French.
  • University degree, preferably in communications, arts or the humanities.
  • Wide range of professional communications skills and competencies, preferably acquired in a charity or NFP organization.
  • Ability to create and to maintain effective working relationships with constituencies motivated by a broad range of interests.
  • Capacity to partake in a collaborative and supportive team environment.
  • Capacity to move projects from inception to completion.
  • Competence within the Windows, IOS and Android environments.
  • Proficiency using Office, and familiarity using Adobe and Google suites’ programs related to communications.
  • Experience with religious institutions and competency in Spanish would be a plus.


Part-time staff position (21 hours per week).

Competitive salary dependant on experience and qualifications.

Wide range of benefits: medical, dental, life, long-term disability, pension plan, personal days, lunch at cafeteria included.

Respectful colleagues, collaborative workplace and pleasant work environment.