Internal Communications Specialist


Ahern is fully committed to our Core Purpose of creating and maintaining systems that save lives, improve the environment, and ensure personal comfort and well-being. With over 1,300 employees specializing in pipe fabrication, mechanical, and fire protection contracting, we offer measurable expertise and experience.

Position Details

Internal Communications Specialist
Southwest Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Madison, Fond du Lac or Appleton, WI

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for an Internal Communications Specialist working out of either our Madison, Milwaukee, Fond du Lac or Appleton office. In 2020, Ahern was named the ENR Midwest Specialty Contractor of the Year. Building this first class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for its number one asset, employees. You owe it to yourself to find out what Ahern has to offer!

How you will contribute:

Take ownership of Ahern’s internal communication platform and showcase your abundant creativity to develop and execute innovative communications plans throughout the organization by sourcing, writing, and publishing content in various media formats. You will align and engage our employees around our core purpose, priorities, business strategies, unbreakable values and beliefs through your communications and ownership of our communication platform. This position will focus on internal employee communications, recruitment marketing to maintain a consistent employer brand, and promotion of events and company achievements ultimately resulting in driving employee engagement and recognition. You will work alongside team members within the office and field to engage and connect all employees and serve as a company-wide communications resource, while providing top-notch customer service. You will be challenged and given the tools and resources to excel beyond your expectations in our team-oriented, high-accountability environment.

Ahern will make the most of your Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, related field, or equivalent work experience in a related field. Two to three years of prior experience in a related field is preferred; if you have more experience it will be fully utilized. You can stand out above other candidates with experience working in the Adobe Creative Suite and/or web site content management systems. Candidates must have effective, clear and meticulous writing skills with obsessive attention to detail. Additionally, the ability to relate and communicate at all levels of the organization – from C-suite to office, field, and shop alike. You will be successful in this role if you thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment and are able to understand the big picture and extrapolate it to execute tasks in great detail. Making decisions independently, displaying excellent interpersonal skills to build rapport with fellow employees, having in depth problem-solving skills, and good time management skills will all be necessary in this position. If you are ready to demonstrate this expertise, Ahern wants you!

What's in it for you?

The Company has a commitment to excellence that extends beyond our outstanding customer satisfaction ratings and numerous safety awards. The Company extends this commitment by passing a significant amount of profits back to employees through bonus programs, and generous 401K match. Ahern has a health benefits package that ranks in the top 20% of all plans nationally. Ahern also has a wellness program that was designed to keep employees and their families happy and healthy. Significant investment in employee training programs, advancement opportunities, educational assistance, and flexible work schedules have helped Ahern stand out above others in the industry.Experience for yourself why Ahern has been voted the Best Place to Work!

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