SAP SAP iXp Intern - Business and Marketing Job in Vancouver, Canada

Requisition ID: 194940

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Student

Employment Type: Intern


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.

What is SAP iXp?

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?

Three reasons to apply for SAP iXp:

  • 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.

What you’ll do:

  • Position Title: Business and Marketing Intern

  • Location: Vancouver, Canada

  • Expected start date to end date: January 7, 2019 to August 30, 2019


  • Utilize both business and technical acumen in achieving the deliverables

  • Can independently drive initiatives and tasks end-to-end

  • Collaborate and work jointly with the local team, the global team, and related stakeholders

  • Contribute to and support the work of your team members and the overall deliverables of the team, as required



  • Review and provide qualitative feedback on road map documents

  • Participate in the roll-out of the road map process, including marshalling the update review cycle and developing wiki or community based resources to support the process

  • Gather and analyze usage statistics

  • Manage various road map projects

  • Maintain various databases


  • Organize and moderate customer-facing webinars related to road maps

  • Support various marketing initiatives, including

  • writing and promoting articles,

  • creating graphics or slides,

  • creating short demo videos.

  • Maintain various websites, wikis, social media accounts

The SAP Road Maps organization is part of the Office of the CEO board area which oversees and drives strategy and the innovation portfolio across all markets, further deepens key relationships with customers and partners and ensures operational excellence across all board areas.

This team works closely with Product and Solution Owners to build Road Map documents, which are then shared with our customers and partners via conference sessions and webinars. These Road Maps describe how feature and function capabilities of an SAP product or technology are planned to progress over time. The Product Road Maps help customers to ensure their IT adoption plans align with SAP's product and technology plans. In addition, the team facilitates direct engagement between customers, user groups, and the engineering teams in a variety of forums.

This team also drives the adoption and enablement of the SAP Transformation Navigator, a self-service tool which covers the entire SAP landscape and delivers clear recommendations of the SAP offerings required to realize a customer’s digital strategy.

This job assignment is related to specific customer interaction, road map related activities, and internal/external enablement. Specifically, the assignment will involve best practice creation, assisting with the roll out of Road Maps and the SAP Transformation Navigator, collaborating on the planning and delivery of customer events, and marketing asset creation.

Who you are:

We’re looking for someone who can challenge the status quo and likes to stay curious. You enjoy working on meaningful projects and are energized by lifelong learning.


  • Demonstrated business and marketing skills

  • Technology oriented training would be beneficial, but not required

  • Is a big picture thinker who can conceptualize and solve problems that span relevant disciplines and domains

  • Can independently drive initiatives

  • Is well organized with a project-like approach to structuring work assignments

  • Has ability to work collaboratively with groups in various functional areas of SAP, both locally and remotely

  • Has strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in writing articles, blogs, social media content, process documents would be an asset

  • Likes to contribute to the plans and activities of other team members

  • Appeals to someone that likes to have specific objectives with flexibility in how to shape your own work

  • Likes to interact and have fun in the team

  • Nice to have some knowledge of our SAP products

  • Experience working with portal and collaboration technologies a benefit


  • Experience in the context of some or all of the following beneficial

  • project management,

  • customer support,

  • creating and delivering communication assets,

  • working on marketing campaigns,

  • best practice development,

  • change management

  • SAP product experience is beneficial


2nd, 3rd or 4th year student studying in the area of commerce, business, marketing, or related discipline.

What you can expect from us:

  • An internship packed full of events to ensure you understand our technologies, our competitive landscape, our culture and our leadership philosophy

  • Community of mentors and volunteer engagement teams to join and lead

  • Collaborative open-concept work environment in the heart of Yaletown

  • Games room, fitness classes, massage therapist, and 24/7 access to onsite gym

  • Well-stocked snacks, coffee, teas, sodas and candy



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 .


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.

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