Senior Editorial and Communications Advisor


As a Senior Editorial and Communications Advisor, you will help raise the profile of the Foundation, its activities and its impact through creative, targeted content. You will be the guardian of the brand, the master of words and the creator of captivating stories. You will work closely with the philanthropic development team, physicians and our partners to identify opportunities for projects to shine and inspire action.   



Main responsibilities

Content writing, editing and production

  • Develop and write a wide variety of content, for the web and in print, related to communications campaigns and fundraisers as well as various corporate communications, reports, documents and presentations;  
  • Plan and coordinate the production of various content;  
  • Identify content to illustrate the impact of projects and needs that are at the heart of the Foundation’s Mission;  
  • Act as guardian of the brand and key messages in all the Foundation’s communications activities;  
  • Act as editor and chief proofreader for collaborators, ensuring the quality and consistency of all communications;  
  • Review and approve the content of various communications from internal and external collaborators;   
  • Advise and support internal collaborators, external communication, and promotional partners in the choice of content, formats, channels, etc.  
  • Write and adapt various contents for newsletters and contribute to their planning, production and publishing;  
  • Collaborate with external suppliers to create graphic and video content. 


  • Participate in the development of communication plans and ensure their execution and follow-up;  
  • Build and maintain relationships of trust with internal partners and suppliers. 

Media relations

  • Propose topics, stories and content to the media to promote the Foundation’s events and activities;  
  • Write and distribute various press releases;  
  • Participate in media monitoring and evaluation of the Foundation’s outreach. 

Education and experience

  • University degree in writing, communications or journalism  
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in similar roles, demonstrating expertise in writing and communications  
  • Experience in an advisory role for the editing of contributors’ texts  
  • Relevant media relations experience   
  • Experience in the philanthropic and health sectors (an asset)  

 Professional skills and abilities

  • Excellent writing and editing skills   
  • Excellent mastery of French & English, both written and spoken  
  • Good knowledge of writing for the web and SEO  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills  
  • Ability to synthesize, creativity and precision  
  • Professionalism and diplomacy 
  • Autonomy and ability to work with minimum supervision 
  • Knowledge of digital platforms: Office 365, WordPress, Hootsuite, ChatGPT, etc. (an asset)  

 Employment conditions

  • Full-time, 35 hours/week, Monday to Friday  
  • Hybrid work mode  
  • Three weeks’ vacation upon hiring  
  • Pension plan with employer contribution  
  • Group insurance  
  • The position reports to the Vice-President, Communications and Marketing.  

Start date: as soon as possible.  

Please send your application to cv@mghfoundation.com  

We thank you for your interest in the position and the Foundation. Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.   


About the Montreal General Hospital Foundation

To join the Foundation is to work as part of a dedicated and dynamic team positioning the Foundation for growth and success as a leader in healthcare philanthropy.   

The Montreal General Hospital Foundation’s mission is to provide vital support for vital care at the Montreal General Hospital, the McGill University Health Centre and, more broadly, within the McGill Academic Health Network. We champion actionable opportunities to support excellence and innovation in healthcare that transform the lives of patients present and future.