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Date: Nov 21, 2017

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 163387
Work Area: Communication
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Intern

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

 

 

Start Date: January 2018

Duration: 8 months

Office Location: Montreal, CA

**Please submit a cover letter together with a recent copy of your resume when you apply

 

 

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE OF POSITION

 

The Communications Specialist is responsible for providing top-notch internal and external communications for the SAP Montreal Lab housing 900 staff across two locations. The successful candidate must have a depth of experience in communications and a passion for connecting people with information in new and creative ways. He or she is an independent worker, but is effective at collaborating with others and is flexible to take on new and varied tasks required for successful site administration.

 

EXPECTATION AND TASKS

 

  • Work with the Managing Director’s office, Executive Team and Events Manager to deliver communications that focus on regular, consistent and engaging messaging for employees as well as advocating for the information needs of employees.
  • Coordinate information gathering and develop collateral as required to report within the site and external to the site within SAP.
  • Delivery of newsletters, intranet portal content, posters, plasma screens/displays, social media, etc.
  • All-Hands/company meeting content, coordination and speaker preparation.
  • Executive meeting content, coordination and speaker presentation and correspondences for Managing Director’s office.
  • Provide administrative support for MD office as necessary: handling correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, calendar scheduling and coordinating meeting logistics, etc.
  • Provide administrative support for Lab as necessary: concierge services, organizational memberships, leadership meeting coordination/note taking, etc.
  • Other communication/administration duties/projects as assigned

 

SKILLS / COMPETENCIES

 

  • Excellent communication skills including:
    • Fluency in both oral and written English and French
    • Excited about graphic design and experience with Adobe Premier, Photoshop and Illustrator
    • Business writing skills aimed at employees
    • Understands how to message across different lines of business and cultural boundaries as well as those with imperfect English
    • Must be able to turn ideas and concepts into visually relevant and effective material
    • Understand and can implement change management/communications initiatives
    • Excellent Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to interact and influence others and welcoming of feedback and suggestions
  • Must be able to keep confidences with private and/or confidential information
  • Organized, detail-oriented and can manage time effectively with top-notch prioritization skills
  • Video production are definite assets

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Marketing or equivalent

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience required
  • Past experience working within the software industry desired

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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