Marketing Associate
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 8/9/2017

Job Description


Altra is looking for a Marketing Specialist who is willing to work hard and grow with the company. The Marketing Specialist will report directly to the Director of Strategic Marketing and will be responsible for taking on a variety of tasks that allow for the successful completion of market analysis projects and planned strategic sales growth programs. The successful candidate will contribute to strategic marketing operations by compiling, formatting, and reporting market and sales information, conducting basic market research to assign markets for our new customers, and develop new targeted leads for our sellers.  



  • Assign industry codes and markets for all new Altra customers.
  • Work with the Strategic Marketing team to complete the market sales reporting package on a quarterly basis for the Altra brands including the following:
    • Compiling quarterly sales numbers by market.
    • Completing summary sales report data by brand and market.
    • Researching leading indicators for Altra’s major strategic markets.
    • Updating the economic forecasting model for our major markets.
  • Work closely with the Director of Strategic Marketing to support the successful implementation of market focused sales growth initiatives with the brands and sales team, by utilizing external resources and market research skills for targeted lead research and qualification.
  • Utilize market research skills to:
    • Collect data regarding the financial health and forecasted direction of our major customers and competitors
    • Provide basic marketing research information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the essential job responsibilities listed above. The individual must be well organized with acute attention to detail and have excellent excel and ppt proficiency. This position functions as an individual contributor with solid time management capabilities.


  • High School diploma; BSc in Marketing, Business or relevant field is a plus.
  • Approximately 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of basic market research principles and techniques and use those skills to collect data.
  • Advanced excel skills including advanced formulas, tables & formatting, conditional formatting, charting and graphing, pivot tables and pivot reporting, analyzing large data sets, and using keyboard and ribbon shortcuts. VBA and Macro capability would also be beneficial.
  • Ability to work in a non-structured environment while maintaining personal accountability for achieving defined objectives.
  • Ability to develop business correspondence, write reports, and write affective power point presentations.
  • Solid team working and communication skills.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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