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Communications, Marketing and Public Relations Student

Date: Jan 12, 2019

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Co-op positions at Suncor are more than just a work term. They provide you with significant and meaningful work experiences to help enable you to figure out where you want your career to go – better yet, many of our co-op students go on to become permanent Suncor employees after they graduate! You will work side-by-side with some of the most talented people in the energy industry, and your work assignments and mentoring will offer you outstanding academic and career growth.

In this position, you will be given the opportunity to develop your writing, communications coordination and essential communication planning skills, while being a key part of a dynamic, fast-paced team.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Coordinate and implement tactics on key communications tools such as the Core intranet pages, digital signage, spotlights and broad-distribution email accounts
  • Coordinate and assist with the planning and delivery of content and graphics for specific platforms
  • Support content strategy, marketing and research initiatives
  • Develop and support the implementation of communications plans for projects and initiatives as required
  • Provide general administrative support for team meetings, including agendas, minutes and technical support
  • Liaise with colleagues to support corporate-wide employee and sustainability programs and initiatives

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Prior experience with project and event planning
  • Strong writing, editing, content management and internal communication experience
  • Current enrollment in a formal co-op or internship program in 3rd or 4th year Communication, Marketing or Public Relations program at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • (Attach your transcripts with your application and clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available)
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Advertising, marketing, web, or agency experience is an asset
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite as well as strong social media, video, photography and Adobe Creative Suite experience
  • Deep understanding of communication planning
  • Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills
  • Client service mindset with ability to deliver on timelines
  • Especially organized, strong attention to detail and problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities in an exciting environment
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W.
  • This is an 8 – 12 month work term, from May 2019 – April 2020 

Why Suncor?

Start your career at Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Students & New Grads

Job Segment: Administrative Assistant, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Administrative, Energy

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