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Social and Communications Co-op (Fall 2024 - 8 month)

Location(s): Toronto, Canada
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Intuit is the global financial technology platform that powers prosperity for the people and communities we serve. With approximately 100 million customers worldwide using products such as TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

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About Intuit

At Intuit, we get up every morning with our hearts beating fast, excited and driven by the knowledge that we're transforming the world of consumer and small business finance. We're obsessed with our customers, and because of our obsession, we're continually challenging and disrupting ourselves to improve their financial lives. It's why our products- TurboTax and QuickBooks — continue to resonate with 50 million consumers around the globe. We are a Fortune 500 fintech company, and Canada’s Best Places to work several years in a row.

Why Intuit?

At Intuit, we believe that student hires are the next generation of entrepreneurs.  Our co-op program is focused on identifying high-potential university students and equipping them with the tools they need to succeed in the marketing industry. 

About the Role & Team

Join the QuickBooks Canada Communications team for an exciting opportunity as QuickBooks Communications Co-op. The Canadian communications team is looking for a communications and/or marketing intern with a passion for storytelling across social media and PR.  

We are a small, but mighty team of QuickBooks storytellers working across multiple teams (marketing, product, care and sales) to build our brand awareness, affinity and consideration of the suite of QuickBooks products in Canada.

In this role, you will focus mostly on supporting external communications strategies for QuickBooks in Canada across PR and social media with customer storytelling at the heart.

The ideal candidate has a combination of digital savvy skills who can thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment. This candidate is positive with a collaborative approach, a strategic, creative, self-directed thinker who is eager to learn the craft of communications in a tech organization and is ready to make a difference working in a small but mighty team.

Requirements for the role

  • To be eligible for the role you must align with the following:
  • Currently enrolled in post secondary education
  • A graduation date of no earlier than 4 months after the internship/co-op concludes
  • Not require sponsorship to work within the role now or in the future
  • Come in 2x per week to our Toronto office (all of our co-op roles are hybrid)

Qualifications

Qualifications you’ll bring:

  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or postgraduate program in a related field and be able to work full-time for 8 months, starting in September 2024.
  • Ability to partner with the other members of the communications team (brand social, PR and influencers) along with the broader marketing team to win hearts with storytelling. 
  • Familiarity with graphic design and video editing tools (Figma, Adobe Creative, Cloud, Canva, InShot, Snapseed)
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Skilled verbal & visual storyteller across media. 
  • Great people skills: diplomacy, integrity and presence that enables you to build strong relationships and work effectively across teams in the US, Canada and the UK.
  • Self-starter that can work independently. You are organized yet flexible, resilient, comfortable with ambiguity and adapt easily to change.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Play a supportive role in the PR and social media function in Canada to help the team drive brand awareness, affinity and consideration through communications campaigns targeted to reach Canadian small businesses, bookkeepers and accountants.
  • Strong written skills to help the team create, edit copy for different communications channels (earned and social media).
  • Support our QuickBooks and Accountants social media strategy with community engagement, comment moderation, listening, reporting, ad copy, creative assets and trend hopping. 
  • Support internal communications for our external campaigns in market.
  • Support the team in quarterly, annual communications measurement and reporting.
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