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SAP iXp Intern - Marketing, Communications & Community Engagement Job



SAP iXp Intern - Marketing, Communications & Community Engagement Job

Palo Alto, CA
  • Responsibilities

    SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

    SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


    SAP’s Internship Experience Project is a paid program that gives university students the space to find purpose in their careers. We believe that through placing passionate people on the right teams, providing leadership and learning opportunities, and working on impactful projects, purpose is born. Piqued your interest?


    • No more fetching coffee: Work on in-depth projects, emerging products and technologies that drive business results.
    • Lifelong learning: Meet with mentors, make new friends, and attend learning sessions from diverse subject matter experts.
    • Gain visibility: With iXp in your title, you’ll have a global network of SAP leaders, entrepreneurs, and career development opportunities at your fingertips.


    The SAP Silicon Valley Marketing and Community Engagement team is seeking an experienced communicator to support the management, planning, development, and successful implementation of employee and community programs through effective marketing and communications. You will work directly with internal teams and stakeholders, including C-level executives to plan, design, build, and scale campaigns to employees locally, regionally, and globally.

    The role will be responsible for connecting leaders, partners, and customers to employees, as well as supporting various communication needs for internal and external employee programs, executives’ respective organizations, SAP sponsorships, customers, and more.

    • Execute small and large-scale internal programs (including internal events with external guests/partners) to drive employee engagement across all of SAP’s campuses within the Silicon Valley. Responsible for project management, budget, and communications with SAP executives and thought leaders. Market and establish SAP as an innovation leader.
    • Research, develop, deliver communications and marketing content for internal and external programs, initatives, campaigns, events, executive and customer meetings, etc.
    • Understand and define the target audience and its preferences, needs, and challenges to build relevant programs.
    • Build, tailor, and syndicate social media content for awareness, demand generation, and opportunity acceleration.
    • Combine market insights, business objectives, audience insights and intelligence as well as key messages into integrated programs and/or campaigns.
    • Provide communications consultation to internal business partners to support amplification of SAP’s message on internal and external communications channels.
    • Align with business stakeholders to ensure marketing programs closely align to business and sales goals.
    • Work effectively with internal partners to support their programs and ensure associates are receiving necessary, accurate, and integrated information.
  • Qualifications


    • Strong project management skills
    • Have an ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work as assigned
    • Manage a calendar of events and ensure all channels for internal demand generation are leveraged to increase employee engagement
    • Deep understanding of event marketing and communications
    • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment and interface with employees at all levels within the organization
    • Strong attention to detail to ensuring the highest standard, with exceptional written and visual communication
    • Ability to ensure all stakeholders work together to deliver a customer focused high-quality event
    • Demonstrated ability to think critically and strategically
    • Experience successfully navigating a complex, matrixed environment with multiple stakeholders (a plus)
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
    • Sense of humor appreciated


    • 2-5 years of related experience
    • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent required
    • Strong passion for employee engagement and storytelling
    • Event management and/or communications experience
    • Social media savvy
    • Self-starter with a high degree of confidence, aptitude and self-motivation
    • Strong skills at managing multiple projects concurrently with minimal supervision
    • Exposure of working across cultures in a collaborative and inclusive approach


    • A summer packed full of events to ensure Interns understand our technologies, our competitive landscape, our culture and our leadership philosophy.
    • Relocation and housing assistance (on a case by case basis)
    • Paid holiday time
    • Well-stocked offices with snacks, sodas and candy

    WHAT YOU GET FROM US Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

    SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

    SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

    EOE AA M/F/VET/DISABILITY: Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

    Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

  • Industry
    Computer Software
  • Fun Fact
    We serve 98 of the top 100 most valued brands in the world!
  • About Us
    SAP is the world’s largest business software company – founded in 1972 and headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. SAP's mission is to Run Simple, and they're big on using their technological and business know-how to make the world a better place. SAP invests in research that can save lives, and they're passionate about sustainability and social responsibility.