Corporate Internal Communications Specialist

ECHO Incorporated

ECHO Incorporated is an industry leader in developing and manufacturing high-performance, professional-grade, handheld outdoor power equipment. With distributors and thousands of dealers across North and South America, ECHO is constantly anticipating the future of the outdoor power equipment industry and the need for environmental sustainability. Working for ECHO means joining a team of people who are committed to collaboration, innovation, creativity, and high-quality products that make us a globally competitive brand.

Position Details

Corporate Internal Communications Specialist
Northern Illinois
Lake Zurich, IL

ECHO is looking for a Corporate Internal Communications Specailist to join our dynamic HR team! This person will be responsible for preparing and reviewing internal communications, including email campaigns, webinars, bulletins, newsletters, town halls, website stories, spotlight features, blog posts, video scripts, and social media campaigns. You will also be responsible for developing and managing the ECHO employer brand to attract talent, engage team members, and create employee advocates.

This is a hybrid position that will offer the flexibility of working from home and on-site at our Lake Zurich facility.

Internal Communications Specialist Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Partner across the organization on key initiatives and develop integrated communications plans that help achieve business outcomes, which include drafting key messaging, communications, presentations, talk tracks, FAQs, and other materials. 
  • Provide editorial support to the enterprise on various communication initiatives. 
  • Develop and manage social, digital, and other collateral materials pertaining to ECHO’s employer brand, culture, and recruiting efforts. 
  • Craft narratives that leverage storytelling and are aligned with our company values, culture, and style. 
  • Own Corporate and HR Intranet, ECHO Careers website content and development. 
  • Monitor and post updates/responses to inquiries in written and social media channels. 
  • Collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders across the business to achieve and support social and digital goals for employer branding efforts that align with and leverage overarching business talent objectives. 
  • Measure the effectiveness of employer branding and communication efforts by integrating metrics and benchmarks in programs. 
  • Lead the selection of additional communications channels.

Internal Communications Specialist Job Experience/Skills:

  • 1-5 years of experience in corporate/internal communications. 
  • Meticulous attention to detail 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; solid presentation skills 
  • Experience with a range of communication technologies and channels such as intranet (SharePoint), email, social networks, video, HTML, content management systems and Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Competency in graphic design, layout, and collateral development 
  • Ability to translate content consumption metrics into engaging communications that increase knowledge and engagement of targeted audiences 
  • Detail-oriented with excellent follow-through skills 
  • Proven ability to multi-task and work with multiple deadlines 
  • Strong interpersonal/listening and collaboration skills 


  • Bachelor's degree required; preferably in Marketing, Communications, or Business.

Some of our benefits for the Corporate Communications Lead include:

  • 11 paid holidays 
  • Extremely affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Paid PTO 
  • 5% 401K match

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