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Patricia Brochu

Translation & Communication

Work History

Aug 2015Dec 2015


Johnson & Johnson 
  • Create communications and materials for Philanthropic activities and programs and Corporate Sponsorship events
  • Establish processes required to ensure relevant and strategic site content is submitted regularly by all departments on Global Intranet platform 
  • Support Town Hall Meetings through event and slide deck preparation as well as meeting and A/V coordination  
May 2015Dec 2015


Johnson & Johnson
  • Translate, edit and proofread marketing, sales and promotional materials, web copy decks and literature for medical professional
  • Create and build the company's first CAT tool / software and database (Logiterm) 
  • Manage the linguistics mailbox and disperse proofreading and translation projects while ensuring deadlines are being met and processes are being followed
Jun 2015Aug 2015

Communications coordinator and translator (Contract) 

Special Olympics Canada 
  • Create dynamic and interesting content to be featured on the Special Olympics Canada Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages
  • Ensure social media content is aligned with the International Special Olympics standards and rules for writing and publishing
  • Manage translation projects and ensure they are meeting the fixed deadlines
Mar 2015May 2015

Test administrator (Contract) 

  • Coordinate standardized testing sessions in high schools across Ontario
  • Lead academic testing sessions with groups of 42 high school students while following strict organizational guidelines and procedures
  • Write confidential reports for each of the testing session 
Sep 2014Apr 2015

French language facilitator (Contract) 

La Cité Collégiale
  • Prepare and deliver weekly lessons for adults working for the Government
  •  Provide and write evaluation reports to students and managers on a monthly  basis
  • Create and develop a curriculum for future French retention courses
Jun 2010Sep 2014

Brand ambassador and activator

Rooftop Agency
  • Create specific brand profiles to reach a variety of consumers (Jagermeister, Appleton Estate Rum, PlayStation, Tom Shoes)
  • Attend and participate in galas, events, concerts and festivals to promote and advertise the brands 
  • Ensure official brand accounts have a strong social media presence during activations 
Sep 2012Apr 2013

Key leader and community outreach coordinator

Lululemon Athletica 
  • Assist regional and store managers with the recruiting, hiring, training and on boarding of new educators
  • Create and deliver social media content for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Organize and manage community events that aligne with our Manifesto vision
Apr 2010Jan 2012

Special event coordinator and office adiministrator

Sheridan Nurseries
  • Coordinate and execute planning for meetings and special events
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties such as bookkeeping, logging inventory, logging payrolls and scheduling employees, providing quotes, ordering and maintaining stock, as well as budgeting for several galas and events
  • Write office communications such as memos, invites and meeting minutes



B.A. (Hons)Translation 

York University Glendon College

Administrative and legal translation                Business translation 

Terminology                                                              Editing and proofreading 

Documentation                                                        Medical translation

Writing an article                                                     English and French grammar



École Secondaire Saint Charles Garnier

Ontario Scholar

Certificate of Bilingualism