Internship Opportunity


Employer Brand Associate

Number of Positions:
Open To:
Application Deadline:
Sep 13, 2019
Start Date:
Sep 23, 2019
End Date:
Mar 20, 2020

Job Description:

What is this opportunity?


The RBC Employer Brand team manages our global reputation, employer awards and the stories we tell about what it means to work at RBC. In the global competition for talent we’re actively keeping up with the demands of the marketplace and continuing to be one of the best employers in Canada. We work with stakeholders and partners internally and externally to deliver a consistent experience.

The focus of this role will be through two bodies of work.

  1. Employer Awards – assist in the identification, coordination and project management of marketplace award submissions. 
  2. Assist in the curation, production and editing of employer brand content on internal and external channels. (Including but not limited to photography, articles, blog posts, video production)


What will you do?

As an Employer Brand Associate, you’ll help shape how we share the story of what it feels like to work at RBC. One of the ways we do this is through our presence in employer of choice awards.

  • Help with the research and coordination of employer brand related data for surveys and submissions.
  • Work with different stakeholders to manage timelines of submissions and content revisions.
  • Review and proof submission/story content for updated and accurate information.
  • Source interesting employee stories to be profiled with certain awards.


You will also be responsible for coordinating employer brand related content for internal and external channels.

  • Managing and sorting existing content to catalogue and search employer brand photography
  • Assist with the development of stories for publications – sourcing employees, permissions and scheduling interviews.
  • Planning the content calendar for employer brand stories in conjunction with recruitment marketing, diversity and inclusion or other HR initiatives.


What do you need to succeed?

  • Passion for writing and communicating in an impactful and meaningful way – bringing ideas to life
  • A thorough understanding of the target audience and maintaining the right tone of voice while writing copy
  • Familiarity with developing social media content with an understanding of best practices, content ownership, restrictions, and analytics
  • Expert writing skills, editing and proof reading abilities.
  • Ability to write concise, attention grabbing and hard-hitting copy that puts the message across
  • Creative thinker with strong visualization skills
  • Passion for shooting and editing video content – bringing ideas to life through film
  • Familiarity with developing social media content with an understanding of best practices, content ownership, restrictions, and analytics
  • Experience in working for social media marketing or having a personal vlog/video portfolio
  • Experience taking long form video into shorter ‘bite-size’ videos and playlists that are high impact
  • Strong level of technical and creative design knowledge       
  • Self-motivated and able to work both independently as well as part of a team in fast-paced environment with multiple projects, tight deadlines and changing priorities
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


What’s in it for you?

As a Career Edge Intern this is your opportunity to grow your professional portfolio, add one of Canada’s largest & respected organizations to your resume. Many Career Edge interns have gone on to join the RBC team in full time roles.

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients succeed. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Opportunity to be a valuable member of a critical team
  • Significant exposure to stakeholders across multiple businesses
  • Interesting, complex work that makes a difference in peoples’ lives
  • A collaborative culture that recognizes innovative business ideas
  • Access to various programs, resources and technology


About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit


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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

Employer Question 1:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 2:

Do you require any accommodations for the interviewing and recruitment process?

Employer Question 3:

No question - Applicants, please type N/A in the text box below when submitting your application.