INTERN - Marketing Communications

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Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 19227
Job Family: Administrative Support
Date Posted: Feb 11, 2019


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.


Altec’s Marketing Department is seeking an eager marketing intern to passionately promote our products and enhance our brand awareness. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills and a desire to assist and improve existing processes. We need a go-getter looking to gain more experience in the field by assisting with group projects as well as managing and executing some self-started projects with guidance from the team.

This position will assist with all Marketing efforts including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with writing articles and content for website, intranet and print collateral
  • Post content and create graphics for social media channels
  • Help monitor social media channels
  • Design graphics using InDesign and Photoshop
  • Create short videos for internal or external use
  • Execute email marketing - creation and distribution
  • Photograph company events as necessary
  • Provide administrative assistance associated with event planning
  • Assist with project management and processes
  • Assist with generation of data and reports as needed
  • Organize and name images

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be a full-time student or recent gradudate from an accredited 4-year college or university majoring in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or Business.

Required Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Well-versed with Microsoft programs
  • InDesign and Photoshop knowledge
  • Photography and Videography knowledge preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects effectively
  • Ability to work both in teams and independently
  • Ability to meet project deadlines consistently
  • Premier Pro, Final Cut or After Effects knowledge preferred
  • Basic HTML knowledge preferred

Timeframe & Location of Internship

The main part of the internship will be during the spring semester at Altec's Corporate Office in Birmingham, AL. This will be a paid internship with approximately 15-20 hours per week.


EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.