SAP iXp Intern - Communications Specialist

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The SAP Internship Experience Program is SAP’s global, strategic, paid internship program that provides university students with opportunities to find purpose in their careers. 


Three reasons to intern at SAP


  1. Culture of collaboration: meet with mentors, make new friends across the globe and create a thriving personal network.
  2. Project-driven experience: gain cross-functional skills from our virtual and in-person learning sessions, diverse subject matter experts, and project deliverables.  
  3. Gain visibility: with SAP Internship Experience Program in your title, you’ll have a global network of SAP leaders, entrepreneurs and career development opportunities at your fingertips. 


About the team


The Communications Specialist is responsible for providing top-notch internal and external communications for SAP Labs Canada. The successful candidate must have a breadth of experience in communications and a passion for connecting people with information in new and creative ways. You are an independent worker, but effective at collaborating with others and flexible to take on new and varied tasks. You’re excited about the opportunity to build relationships virtually because while the majority of your team is based in Montreal, the bulk of your stakeholders are employees based in Montreal. 

What you’ll do


Position Title: SAP iXp Intern - Communications Specialist
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Expected start date to end date: July 2022 - July 2023

In this role, you’ll


  • You are the main internal communications support for SAP Labs Montreal 
  • Work with the Managing Director’s office, executive team and employee engagement groups to deliver communications that focus on regular, consistent and engaging messaging for employees as well as advocating for the information needs of employees.
  • Create compelling and effective graphic designs and marketing collateral, including posters, digital signage and event branding
  • Create and manage engaging virtual events
  • Channel your inner journalist to share great stories from SAP Labs Canada to share across Canada and around the world. Stories can be written or visual – we welcome your creativity!
  • Compile a weekly newsletter
  • Community Manager for SAP Labs Montreal's internal collaboration portal, called SAP Jam, and SAP Montreal Slack channel
  • Turn great news into social media shareables
  • Support in running annual marquee events (e.g. all-hands meetings, executive visits, holiday party, summer party) including marketing materials, meeting content, coordination and speaker preparation
  • Provide administrative support for Managing Director office as necessary: handling correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, calendar scheduling and coordinating meeting logistics, etc.
  • Other communication/administration duties/projects as assigned.


Who you are


We’re looking for someone who takes initiative, perseveres, and stays curious. You like to work on meaningful innovative projects and are energized by lifelong learning. 


  • A great relationship builder, face-to-face, but especially virtually
  • Excellent communication skills including:
    • Fluent in both oral and written English
    • Business writing skills focused on employees
    • Excited about graphic design and experience with Adobe Illustrator or similar. Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere experience is a strong asset
    • Event coordination (online and in-person)
    • Understands how to message across different lines of business and cultures
    • Able to turn ideas and concepts into visually relevant and effective material
    • Understands and can implement change management/communications initiatives
    • Excellent Word and PowerPoint skills. Basic Excel skills
  • A great relationship builder, face-to-face, but especially virtually
  • Ability to interact with and influence others
  • Shows initiative to solve challenges
  • Exercises mature judgement and handles situations with diplomacy and tact
  • 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
  • Videography, editing and production are definite assets
  • Bachelor’s degree in (or pursuit of) Communications, Marketing or equivalent
  • This role is best for someone in their second co-op term, or beyond
  • Past experience in the tech industry is an asset
  • Willing to commit for an 12 month, full-time internship


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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.


Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.


Requisition ID:336772 | Work Area: Communication | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Student | Employment Type: Intern  | Additional Locations: 


Requisition ID:  336772
Posted Date:  Jul 2, 2022
Work Area:  Communication
Career Status:  Student
Employment Type:  Intern
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Montreal, Quebec, CA, H3B 0B3

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