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Office of the Chief Communications Officer
University Communications Services (UCS) manages Concordia’s communications initiatives. UCS is the university’s hub for public and media relations, marketing, branding, advertising, public affairs, and internal and digital communications.
|Philippe Beauregard||Chief Communications Officer|
|Sami Antaki||Executive Director, University Communications Services|
|Mary-Jo Barr||Director, Public Relations|
|Cléa Desjardins||Director, Strategic Communications|
|Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins||Director, Communications, Advancement and Alumni Relations|
|Karen McCarthy||Director, Internal Communications|
|Johanne Pelletier||Director, Strategic Initiatives|
|Heather Thompson||Director, News|
Key services & units
UCS is structured as a matrix model made up of three interrelated units that collaborate closely on all communications activities.
Manages the university’s digital communications initiatives that include websites, social media, mobile, search engine optimization and mass email campaigns and newsletters
- Director, Web Communications: TBD
Establishes and promotes Concordia’s visual identity through design and logos, and coordinates graphic design, photography and videography services
- Brand and Studio Manager: Véronique Verthuy
Creates and distributes digital and print publications about and for the Concordia community
- News Director: Heather Thompson
Develops innovative strategies to promote Concordia and attract top students
- Manager, Student Recruitment Marketing and Communications: Candace Jacobs
Handles the university’s internal communications and media relations, as well as communications within Concordia’s four faculties, libraries, Co-operative education, Centre for Continuing Education and research and graduate studies.