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Marketing & Communications Intern/Co-op

Job ID: R0143499 Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Internship / Placement, Full time
Location: Toronto, Canada

Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales provides world-leading Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and interlocking for mass rail transit applications globally. The Centre of Competence for Urban Rail Signalling is located right before you at mid-town Toronto. As the largest office in Canada, we house a department for every step of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)! This includes Software, Hardware, Systems Design, Verification & Validation, Operations, etc. The supporting corporate shared services teams in Finance, Human Resources and IT is also located at the office. Our office space was designed to provide a sustainable, healthy workplace that expresses TRSS’s brand while increasing collaboration. Features include Greenguard furniture, EnergyStar appliances, low-emitting adhesives, sealants, and sliding glass doors on internal offices provide daylight and views to the outside. Come join the big Transport family, here in Toronto!

We are currently looking for a Marketing & Communications Intern/Co-op to join the Thales Canada Transport Business line in the Toronto Office.

Term Start: January, 2020 start

Duration: 4, 8, 12, or 16 months Is this supposed to be 12 months?

Joining Thales as an intern or co-op student is a great way to launch your career! Our roles always provide real-life work experiences that align to your area of study. The Early Careers Program gives you more than just a job – you have the opportunity to begin your career in a global technology company. We offer career development, training, networking opportunities, and social events in addition to an amazing work experience.

In order to qualify for this intern or co-op role, you must meet all of the following requirements:

·         Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an accredited university or college

·         Studying communications, marketing, public relations, business, or another related field

·         Able to work Full Time for the specified term lengths

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

Key Responsibilities:

·         Create content for publication on various internal and external communication channels, design visuals, film and edit short videos

·         Drafting and design/layout of articles and other content for the Intranet

·         Assist with development of content for the website

·         Help organize internal and external events

·         Plan and draft content for social media campaigns

·         Drafting of media relations products such as Press Releases, Photo Sheets, and Backgrounders

·         Assist with marketing activities as needed, i.e. Market Analysis, PowerPoint Decks, drafting marketing materials, etc.

Recruitment Process  

Please note that our requisitions will be closing by the last week of October 

All applications have to be in no later than the 1st of November

Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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