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Communications - Marketing - Coop (Ottawa, ON)

Ottawa, Ontario
Job Description

IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits.

Today, IBM is focused on five growth initiatives - Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile, Social Business and Security. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and Research & Development expertise to enable systems of engagement that deliver dynamic insights for businesses and governments worldwide.

The following student position is a part of IBM Canada's EPIC (Employment Pathways to Interns & Co-ops) Student Program. This position is only open to students registered in a Canadian University or College program, who have completed a minimum of 2 years of their degree or diploma program, and who must be returning to full-time study upon the completion of the temporary IBM work term.

*This Student Position resides in Ottawa, Ontario and is a 4-month work term commencing May, 2017.

What IBM Offers You?

  1. Work directly on product and services that affect our clients, while having access to cutting edge software technology
  2. Work on projects which are challenging and rewarding
  3. A business causal dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance
  4. Access to Future Blue - IBM's large student community that provides networking opportunities, sporting and social events.

It is a mandatory requirement for students to apply online at including a (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) official or unofficial transcripts.

The following job responsibilities for Communications - Marketing include:

We are seeking innovative students looking for a full semester of challenge in an exciting and high paced environment. The Marketing intern will work closely with marketing leaders and co-workers to enable the professional and cultural transformation of the function. A Marketing professional is a critical thinker with strong business acumen and desire to work in a role supporting an IBM team of executives and managers.

Marketers in this specialty apply buyer behavior expertise to design and orchestrate the delivery of exceptional content assets and client engagements, end-to-end, encompassing buyer journeys, content narratives and deliverables, and content publishing.

An Intern in this role will have the opportunity to work on strategic projects that address real life business challenges. The intern will gain experience across a variety of disciplines including content management, content strategies and content production.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Enrolled in Bachelor's Degree program
  • Proficiency in writing for business
  • Prior experience with social media marketing campaigns
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience:

  • Knowledge of IBM products
  • Experience with at least one Data Discovery tool
  • Understanding of software engineering

Eligibility Requirements:

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by embargo Export Regulations. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following embargoed countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria) on a work permit you are not eligible for employment in this position.

EO Statement:

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.