Oakville, ON, Canada - Student

Who is Geotab:

Imagine millions of vehicles driving across the globe 24/7. Next, imagine that you collected rich location, engine and vehicle behaviour data on each vehicle through a plug and play device. Our customers have the power to take this data and provide valuable insight toward their businesses because of the Geotab platform. Geotab is one of the leading telematics technology companies in the world and is focused on continuing our rapid expansion worldwide. For more information visit us at www.geotab.com.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our efforts and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Co-op Student who will immediately contribute to the organization and the Communications team efforts. If you love technology, are interested in communications, are well organized, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What are the details of this position:

As a Communications Intern your key area of responsibility will be to communicate Geotab events and news to both the Canada and USA teams as well as our global stakeholders. You will need to work closely with Marketing team members as well as all internal departments. To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to work in a faced paced environment. In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong marketing and communications background with a passion for PR and social media.

Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Research and utilize the latest marketing trends on a continuous basis to develop and implement new best practices for communications and brand engagement.
  • Identify and help apply to Geotab awards opportunities, ranging from industry analyst submissions, general industry awards, and corporate culture awards.
  • Provide support for all social media posting activity on both @GEOTAB corporate accounts and @InsideGeotab.
  • Assist Geotab with the development of press releases, media alerts and communications campaigns and create unique distribution plans focused on generating strong coverage in local and national publications.
  • Provide support for internal events and communications campaigns which may include the development of online content, outreach to key stakeholders and review of post-initiative analytics.
  • Support Geotab’s Internal Communications Specialist as needed, particularly with recruitment fairs, trade shows, internal video shoots, corporate apparel requests, and to help ensure all communication materials, such as brochures handouts are designed, up-to-date, and HR and marketing approved.
  • Act as the eyes and ears of the company, flagging anything perceived as detrimental to company reputation and working with the Communications and senior management teams to address these concerns.
  • Work with graphic designer to update marketing screens weekly to show current projects and latest marketing metrics bi-weekly.

  • Experience/Skills Required:

  • Completing a University degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or a related field preferred.
  • Require a 4, 8, 12, or 16 month co-op term to complete University degree.
  • Strong communication, organization, and time management skills, as well as a willingness to learn and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent writer with strong eye for detail, highly professional and experience working with variety of social media channels.
  • Enthusiastic, creative, self-motivated, with the ability to work with various departments across Geotab.
  • Passion for technology and innovation.

  • What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?

    Table Tennis at the office! Bring your own bat!
    Great accommodation (height adjustable desks)
    Light breakfast served daily (cereals, bars and fresh fruit)
    Hot lunch or fresh sandwiches served every Friday
    Geotab sponsored sports teams, dress up days, fun social events
    Full medical benefits & 4% company matching retirement savings plan

    Our Core Values:

    Geotabbers innovate and seek creative ways to continuously improve. Collaboration and teamwork defines the way we work. We love being ahead of the curve, using leading technology, and being agile in every way we do business. We work hard, and we definitely  play hard. From the CEO - to the staff - there is an open-door policy for all of us to freely communicate. Geotabbers are dynamic, and enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment. We own our work and take responsibility in a true entrepreneurial spirit!

    Geotab encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Geotab is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities throughout the interview, selection and employment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at (416) - 434 4309.