Communications Specialist

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 24795
Job Family: Marketing and Communications
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2021


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec is currently looking for a Communications Specialist in Birmingham, AL (Corporate). The purpose of this position is to create marketing communications programs through internal/external communications, industry editorials, content marketing and social media.

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 throughout the world.



  • Implement and execute marketing projects with specialty in one of the following areas:
    • Writing
    • Communications
    • Video
    • Social Media
    • Web Design
  • Responsibilities may include some or all of the following:
    • Writes and edits content for various communications channels as needed (e.g., company intranet, email, newsletters, blog)
    • Develops and implements external communications plans that increases brand awareness and elevates the brand through various events, engagements, interviews, op-eds and other public facing opportunities
    • Monitor industry news and competitor social channels to ensure Altec is part of relevant conversations and continuing to stay ahead of topics/trends in the fleet industry
    • Set goals, measure, and report on earned media mentions, reach, engagement, and lead generation
    • Assist, coordinate and/or attend Trade Shows and Events for Altec and subsidiaries
    • Builds relationships with corporate departments to execute strategic development, delivery and measurement of company messaging (e.g., strategic initiatives, new innovations, annual trainings, etc.)
    • Coordinate and maintain social media profiles alongside agency partner
    • Use creative skills such as design, videography and photography to capitalize on the development and implementation of projects
  • Develop knowledge of company products and services in order to better understand the markets served
  • Appropriate follow-up on customer or public requests
  • All other duties as assigned


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Education, Experience, and Skills Required

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Marketing, Public Relations or Communications Degree preferred
  • Minimum 2-4 years experience in a marketing role required
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills required
  • Current valid Driver’s License
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop relationships with peers to ensure teamwork within the Marketing area
  • Ability to vary language and tone of messages based on product and medium
  • Travel 0-15%

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork


    Competitive pay which rewards performance

Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

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.