Communications Intern (Winter/Summer 2022)


Student - Internship / Co-op

Area of Interest:



Oakville, ON, Canada

Who we are

Geotab is a global leader in IoT and connected transportation and certified “Great Place to Work.” We are a company of diverse and talented individuals who work together to help businesses grow and succeed, and increase the safety and sustainability of our communities.

Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes.

Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who follow their passion, think differently and want to make an impact. Ours is a fast paced, ever changing environment. Geotabbers accept that challenge and are willing to take on new tasks and activities - ones that may not always be described in the initial job description. Join us for a fulfilling career with opportunities to innovate, great benefits, and our fun and inclusive work culture. Reach your full potential with Geotab. To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, check out our blog and follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

At Geotab, all staff must be fully vaccinated in order to be eligible to work in our North American offices at this time. Accordingly, any job offer for an onsite position resulting from this posting will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing evidence of full vaccination. Accommodations may be made for those who cannot be vaccinated based on medical or other legally protected grounds.

Geotab policies and requirements are subject to change based on local or federal guidelines.

Who you are

We are looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our efforts and deliver results! Geotab is seeking an Intern 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 you'll do

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 to 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 fast-paced environment. In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong marketing and communications background with a passion for Public Relations and social media.

How you'll make an impact
  • 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 awards opportunities for Geotab, ranging from industry analyst submissions to general industry awards and corporate culture awards

  • Provide support for all social media posting activity on both @GEOTAB corporate account 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 efforts as needed, particularly for 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 designers to update marketing screens weekly to show current projects and latest marketing metrics bi-weekly

What you'll bring to this role
  • Completing a post-secondary education in Communications, Public Relations or a related field preferred

  • 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 a variety of social media channels

  • Enthusiastic, creative, and self-motivated, with the ability to work with various departments across Geotab

  • Passion for technology and innovation

Why job seekers choose Geotab

Work from home and flex work arrangements

Baby bonus

Home office reimbursement program

Online learning and networking opportunities

Electric vehicle purchase incentive program

Competitive medical and dental benefits (full-time employees only)

Retirement savings program (full-time employees only)

How we work

At Geotab, we understand that the world is always changing and that we need to change with it. Geotab has adopted a hybrid model for working, including a flexible work from home program, with the opportunity to work in our safe, clean offices. When working from home, you are required to have a reliable internet connection with at least 50mb DL/10mb UL. Virtual work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!

We believe that ensuring diversity is fundamental to our future growth and progress and is an integral part of our business. We believe that success happens where new ideas can flourish – in an environment that is rich in diversity and a place where people from various backgrounds can work together. Geotab encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired. We will ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account as part of performance management, career development, training and redeployment processes. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our diversity and inclusion as well as accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.

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