• helene@helenemontpetit.ca

What I do

Translation

Do you need to reach a wider audience, but your high school French is a little rusty? Are you in the market for something better than what you can get from a machine translation? Whether you need to translate social media posts, corporate or legal documents, technical data sheets or website content, I can help.

Copywriting

Are you talented when it comes to business, but a bit weak in the writing department? Is your pen as fluid as the Bard’s, but you just don’t have enough time? Whether you need ad copy, information leaflets, data sheets, blog posts, magazine articles or web content, I can help.

… the little extra thrown in…

I have decades of experience designing communication and promotional materials "in house". Whether you want new business cards, need to update a flyer or are planning your annual report, I can help.

Who I work with

Artists, health and well-being professionals, public relations and marketing firms, community groups and more, I am privileged to work with wonderful people who are contributing great things to the world.

Hélène Montpetit works quickly and with great attention to detail. Her dedication to clients is clearly expressed through the exceptional support provided from start to completion of each project. We truly appreciate her solidarity for environmental causes and it is a huge plus that she has developed the specialized vocabulary in our field. We highly recommend Hélène to any individual/organization/business looking for someone to help with the development of communications material or to translate any written material from English to French or French to English.

Robyn Reese, Hudson Food Collective

"Hélène keeps it real, she's respectful, helpful, collaborative, totally reasonable and from my perspective the work always seems go well. We worked together on web and print projects for several years and it's always been a pleasure working with her."

Paul Berryman, Graphic Artist

"Whether it is translation or strategic consulting, working with Hélène has been a pleasure both in my capacity as coordinator with the Montréal Climate Coalition, and as National Campaign Manager with the Climate Reality Project. Hélène is the kind of ally you want in your corner."

Matthew Chapman, Montreal Climate Coalition

"Over all the years I’ve dealt with freelancers, I can honestly say that Hélène is the most versatile. She is one of those rare people who can translate well English to French and vice-versa), as well as edit and proofread. Her original writing is engaging, grammatical and thoroughly researched. She can work with text and illustrations together, which always produces a superior result. Hélène genuinely cares and won’t let go until the work is up to her standards, which are high. Combine this with her quick turnaround time, and you have the best support you could wish for in a communications project."

Elizabeth Hirst, MA, ARP, FCPRS, Hirst Communications