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Communications, Marketing and Public Relations Student

Date: May 24, 2019

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Student positions (including co-ops and interns) 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 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 have the opportunity to develop your writing and communication skills as you interact with various clients in a dynamic and fast-paced team.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Provide support for content publishing on Suncor’s intranet website
  • Coordinate activities related to content and site development
  • Collaborate with IT Operations to troubleshoot and resolve non-technical issues on the intranet
  • Consult frequently with clients to help them effectively manage their sites
  • Assist in coordinating publications of home page content (new stories, features)
  • Update knowledge articles, videos and other reference materials on the intranet.

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 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 indicate your work term availability)
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Hands-on web content management experience
  • Knowledge of current web technologies
  • Familiarity with online communications trends, writing for the web etc
  • Visual Design (Photoshop or other image editing software)
  • Familiarity with web usage analytics and search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Strong writing, editing, content management, presentation and internal communication experience
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with project and event planning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Client service mindset with ability to deliver on timelines
  • Exceptionally organized, strong attention to detail and problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities in an exciting environment
  • Exceptional 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 September 2019 – April 2019 or September 2019 – August  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: Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Energy

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