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Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

About the SAP Internship Experience Program

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

  • Culture of collaboration: meet with mentors, make new friends across the globe and create a thriving personal network.
  • Project-driven experience: gain cross-functional skills from our virtual and in-person learning sessions, diverse subject matter experts, and project deliverables.
  • 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.

What you'll do

Position Title: SAP iXp Intern - Communications Specialist

Location: Vancouver, BC

Expected Start Date: 28 August 2023

Contract Duration : 8 months

Work Hours: 40 hours per week

  • Serve as the main internal communications support for SAP Labs Vancouver
  • Contribute to the production of our weekly newsletters across SAP Labs Canada
  • 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 design and marketing collateral, including team and event branding
  • Create and manage engaging virtual events
  • Channel your inner journalist to pitch great stories from SAP Labs Canada to share across Canada and around the world. Stories can be written or visual - we welcome your creativity
  • Approach all communications with a visual branding lens where applicable
  • Support annual marquee events (e.g. all-hands meetings, executive visits, holiday party, summer party) including marketing materials, agenda 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

What you bring

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

  • A great relationship builder, face-to-face and virtually
  • Excellent communication skills including:
  • Fluent in both oral and written English
  • A great eye for graphic design. Not afraid to make PowerPoints look beautiful. Experience with Adobe Illustrator or similar. Photoshop and InDesign experience is a strong asset
  • Event coordination (online and in-person)
  • Understands how to message across different lines of business and cultures; Approaches writing, design, and storytelling with empathy for audience
  • 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
  • Videography, editing and production are definite assets
  • Shows initiative to solve challenges and collaborate with others on solutions
  • 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
  • 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 8 month, full-time internship

Meet your team

SAP Labs Canada is made up of over 2500 employees who live to innovate! Coast-to-coast, we have research and development Labs in Montreal, Waterloo and Vancouver. Our best-in-class solutions serve more than 9000 customers, in 25 industries and makes up 85 percent of the global fortune 500.

The Labs Canada Team's expertise shines through in their exceptional delivery of strategic operations and communication for their stakeholders, the majority of which are developers across Canada and at times, across the globe. We power engaging events, employee communications, learning opportunities, strategic operations, and much more with the mission to ignite and showcase the amazing employee brand of SAP Labs Canada, share our best practices with our larger SAP network, and foster a culture of innovation across all our locations.

We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP's culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone - regardless of background - feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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 via Isarta.

For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

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.

Compensation Range Transparency: SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP's commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is USD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits.

Requisition ID: 372308 | Work Area: Communication | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Student | Employment Type: Intern | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

Additional Information

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6B 1A9
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