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MBA Intern - Global Services Sales Operations - Communications Lead [Newtown Square, PA] Job

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Date: May 14, 2019

City: Newtown Square, PA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 195933
Work Area: Communication
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Intern



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Contract Duration: 6 to 12 months
Contract Hours: 20 hours/week, 40 hours/week on school breaks
Anticipated Start Date: June 2019
Office Location: Newtown Square, PA

The Global Services Sales Operations and GTM team drives strategic programs, sales enablement, corporate communications, and performance management reporting for the Global Services Sales organization. The team’s focus is designing and maintaining a globally-integrated Go-To-Market model, as well as drive both operational and sales programs across lines of Service for all regions.

We are seeking an MBA student to join our Services Sales Operations team as a Corporate Communications Intern.  As part of this team, the Communications Intern will collaborate with stakeholders to develop content, including information gathering, writing and editing copy, creating and editing images, and posting content to various internal and external channels.  This high performer will be able to take complex information and translate it into simple but compelling communications that drive business impact.

Success on this team requires the ability to quickly adapt to the culture and values of the Services Sales Business, rapidly ramp up on in-flight programs, build influential relationships with stakeholders at all levels, and work effectively to help balance different priorities. Understanding the levers to effectively manage cross-functional stakeholders in a matrixed environment is crucial.

This MBA internship opportunity is intended to be a six to twelve-month engagement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide executive communications support by working with senior leadership to rapidly source and draft meaningful and impactful content
  • Implement communications strategies and programs that foster learning and employee engagement across our global sales community
  • Apply expertise in leveraging both digital and non-digital channels to manage global communications and drive awareness
  • Establish a clear communication cadence that aggregates and organizes GTM and sales program information with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Proactively contribute to the creation, improvement, and maintenance of various program and sales materials
  • Drive cross-functional change management activities in support of communication programs
  • Act as a Global Services Sales liaison across a matrixed, global Services business to ensure aligned communication

Candidate Requirements

  • Elite oral and written communication abilities
  • Strong editorial skills with confident communication and project management abilities
  • Possess journalist-quality writing abilities to create pitches, infographics, newsletters, and other digital sales content
  • Previous graphic web design experience required in support of a broader communications responsibility
  • Ability to project manage and prioritize efforts to achieve communication deadlines
  • Working knowledge of project management fundamentals and best practices
  • Comfortable and effective at pulling together cross functional teams and build strong, trusted relationships with global stakeholders
  • Previous work experience on a virtual team; comfortable with managing virtual stakeholders
  • Previous work experience supporting a global organization and working interculturally
  • Conversational familiarity with software industry norms and practices
  • Language skills: excellent English mandatory
  • Flexibility to accommodate global time zones on occasion
  • Software skills: MS Office, especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • At least two-three years of previous work experience in professional office environment
  • Availability: at least 20 hours/week during school year, 40 hours/week during academic breaks
  • Currently registered in an accredited MBA program
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Desired Qualifications:

  • High energy, outgoing and positive people person
  • Flexible and independent working style
  • Comfortable with ambiguity in a fast paced and dynamic sales environment
  • Previous work experience supporting Sales
  • Familiarity with services sales business in High-Tech
  • Highly dependable and reliable
  • Analytical mind-set with an eye for detail
  • Above average proficiency in PowerPoint & Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

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. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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