Communication Manager - Thought Leadership

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Association of Equipment Manufacturers is the North American-based international trade group providing innovative business development resources to advance the off-road equipment manufacturing industry in the global marketplace. AEM membership comprises more than 850 companies and more than 200 product lines in agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors worldwide. AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the world capitals of Washington, D.C.; Ottawa, Canada; and Beijing, China.

Position Details

Communication Manager - Thought Leadership
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Exciting, new opportunity to be a key player in the launch of our thought leadership initiative.  We're looking for a strategic thinker with hard journalism and social media savviness to manage the creation, production and promotion of compelling and thought-provoking content. In this member-facing position, the desired candidate will maximize content opportunities garnered from various industry events; proactively find stories and their angles; identify sources and conduct thought-provoking interviews; write blog posts and editorial articles; convey messages using a variety of channels such as podcast, simulcast or video; work with director to develop social media strategies; and serve as project manager for various internal industry-related, cross-functional projects.

Journalism major preferred or English or communications major with journalism minor along with 7+ years of experience creating content as a former reporter or journalist with good business and industry acumen. Requires professional presence and leadership ability to represent the AEM brand effectively. Experience in the construction or agricultural industry highly preferred.

AEM was named a top workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package which includes health insurance (single coverage at $164 per month), free dental insurance, vision insurance, fully paid pension plan, a 401(k) plan, free life insurance and long term disability, 6% bonus target, 18 PTO days first full calendar year, 10 holidays, a casual dress code Monday through Friday, telework one or two day sper week, and we get involved in community service.

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