Corporate Communications Specialist

Apogee Enterprises Inc.

By definition, Apogee means "highest point." It's no coincidence that it's also the name of our company. For over 70 years it is a name that has inspired and driven us to achieve a higher level of excellence in all we do. We are not satisfied with the status quo. We aim higher, think bigger, and endeavor to create even more value for every Apogee stakeholder. We strive to create peak value.

Apogee is a leader in architectural products and services. Our glass and aluminum window, storefront and curtainwall systems make buildings look great, reduce energy consumption, and protect occupants and property. Our highly skilled team designs glass and metal building façades, completes massive orders for skyscrapers on time, and manages complex window, curtainwall and storefront installation projects. We are also a leader in the protection and conservation of all things framed and displayed. Our Tru Vue business provides high-performance glass and acrylic products for the custom framing, fine art, and technical glass markets.

Position Details

Corporate Communications Specialist
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN


You will develop a wide range of internal and external communication materials to support the company’s strategic goals and build positive awareness of Apogee’s brand. You will create engaging content across a variety of communications channels. You will collaborate with stakeholders across the company, and with external vendors, to achieve communications objectives.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work together with the Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications, builds a communications strategy to support company-wide goals and build positive awareness of Apogee with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Maintain company brand and graphic standards, with supporting tools and templates, to ensure a consistent, professional image for all communication materials. 
  • Create engaging and effective content for external and internal communications, across a variety of communications channels such as news releases, website, social media, newsletters, and presentations
  • Design and maintains Apogee’s external website and internal intranet site (SharePoint) 
  • Manage Apogee’s social media channels; creates engaging posts to promote Apogee’s brand; and monitors social media activity 
  • Writes and publishes a monthly employee newsletter 
  • Manage Apogee-wide Town Hall video webcast meetings and provides presentation design support 
  • Design communications materials such as posters, ads, and brochures 
  • Create PowerPoint presentations used for a variety of leadership communications 
  • Create and edits videos 
  • Design and distributes engaging email communications for internal employee messaging 
  • Partner with Human Resources on a wide range of employee communications and engagement programs. Create communications materials for Apogee’s benefits and wellness programs. 
  • Provide communications support for special situations such as crisis management and change management. 
  • Support investor relations and investor communications, including earnings releases and earnings calls, investor presentations, the investor relations website, and the annual shareholder meeting. 
  • Monitor and analyze outcomes of corporate communication programs and identifies opportunities for improvement. 
  • Recommend and manage third party vendors to support Apogee’s communications programs. 
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments and technologies in the communications field and recommends best practices to strengthen Apogee’s communications programs.


  • Four-year degree in marketing, public relations, communications, journalism, or related. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Experience working with graphic design software tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and HTML. 
  • Experience developing PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Knowledge of communication channels, technologies, and supporting third party vendors, including websites, social media, video communications, and print media. 
  • Demonstrated creativity and the ability to develop interesting, and engaging communication materials. 
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and take ownership of projects. 
  • Strong attention to detail, quality, and accuracy 
  • Curiosity and a passion for learning. 
  • Able to gain a deep understanding of the company, its industry, and customers. 
  • Able to work across all levels of the organizations, including with senior leaders. 
  • Previous work experience in corporate communications, public relations, or a related field.


  • Annual Bonus Program 
  • Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision) 
  • 401K with generous company contribution 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Long Term Care Insurance 
  • Training and career progression 
  • Safe & Enjoyable Work Environment

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