“We are only as impactful as the stories we leave behind.”
Founder of the Professionnel.les des médias sociaux et du Web du Québec, a community of social media and Web professionals counting over 10,000 active members, known for its values of “radical compassion” and “intellectual generosity”, Rachelle Houde Simard has evangelized the benefits of communiteering (community engineering) since the mid 90’s, and has accompanied organisations and brands who have sought to better engage with their communities.
You can’t have community without culture and communications. As a strategist and creative producer, Rachelle Houde Simard sits at the intersection between marketing and entertainment. With her expertises accumulated over the course of her 20 year career in marketing and communications, the story hunter also accompanies brands and organizations seeking to find, craft and tell their own stories. Rachelle Houde Simard is a writer currently developing and writing two limited series, “Sainte Famille” and “Terre des Hommes”, as well as host and speaker.
SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED: HOW TO CREATE RICH AND THRIVING COMMUNITIES
STORY HUNTING: FINDING, CRAFTING AND SHARING STORIES
CREATIVE DESTRUCTION: HOW TO DESTROY YOUR CAREER IN ORDER TO REBUILD YOURSELF
LOCATION : MTL, CANADA
Article in Le Grenier:
''Creative destruction: How COVID-19 transformed my brain and my career.''
« T'as raison ma Brenda. »
Social media and web professionals in Quebec have their place of exchange and sharing: a Facebook group of nearly 7,000 members, created in 2018 by Rachelle Houde Simard.
« Speaking with Women. »
Welcome to the mother of all rabbit holes and the first long-form episode. It is also the first of a series of chats with women who are rocking their personal brand. The series is called Showing up.
Bibigi chats with Rachelle Houde-Simard. They discuss personal branding, storytelling, vulnerability, mental health and suffering and creating community intentionally.
“I really enjoyed working with Rachelle and her ability to find compelling, honest and entertaining ways to tell stories. I knew it was going to be a good work session when Rachelle was in the room collaborating with us!”
- Lino DiSalvo - Director/Producer, Head of Animation on Disney’s FROZEN / Creative Director, Paramount Animation
“Rachelle uses innovative approaches to share ideas, stories and projects. She uses her storytelling skills, her experience in marketing, PR and entertainment to seamlessly incapsulate narrative, connection and strategy for what she is presenting.”
- Claudia Scott-Hansen, Partner, Cookbook Media