INTERN - Marketing
at Altec, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

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 enrolled full-time at 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.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • Job Type: Marketing
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/12/2019

About Us

Altec is the leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications and contractor markets. We provide products and services in over 100 countries throughout the world.

For over 80 years, Altec has been a company committed to excellence. Our products are the industry leaders and are consistently raising the bar through innovative product design, integrated safety features, and continued dedication to total customer satisfaction.

The history, tradition and culture of Altec are founded on our values. Our values are as follows:

  • Customer first
  • Enjoyment of work
  • Family
  • Financial stability
  • Integrity
  • People are our greatest strength
  • Quality
  • Spiritual development
  • Teamwork

Altec promotes an environment built on teamwork where knowledge is shared and innovative solutions are the result. The expertise of our Team is as critical to our success as is the effectiveness of our products and solutions. At Altec, you can personally excel and work with peers to build the industry's most innovative products and solutions.

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