Communications Intern

Precision Drilling Corporation - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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This 4- or 8-month internship starting May 2019 will provide valuable, real-world experience in a communications role, leveraging SharePoint within a Corporate Oil & Gas environment. Specifically, the individual will gain exposure to Precision’s intranet and other SharePoint initiatives, as well as have the opportunity to work on a major SharePoint project, providing valuable experience dealing with all levels in the organization


Work with the business to provide end-to-end communication services for Precision’s intranet, myPD
Develop, maintain, and publish a communication strategy for a major SharePoint project
Collaborate with project teams during all stages of the implementation process from development of initiative priorities through full go-live for consistent and effective communication to various stakeholder groups
Assist with system and user acceptance testing
Develop training material and assist in the delivery of training
Contribute to projects aimed at improving sections of the intranet or to deliver new functionality through the intranet
Other tasks as required

Knowledge & Skills

Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Must have excellent interpersonal skills

Has a high level of comfort with social software and other web based technologies

Basic understanding of the components of common web technology (HTML, CSS, Javascript)

Able to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere as well as independently

Able to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently

Able to quickly learn how to navigate new software by self-directed learning and personal initiative

Must possess excellent project management, analysis, and presentation skills

Must be able to respectfully handle highly confidential information

Can “think outside of the box” and demonstrate creative problem-solving skills


Must be pursuing a Degree or Diploma with a focus in Business, Communications, or Information Design


SharePoint and Office 365 experience, including the standards (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Microsoft Project and Visio experience