Marketing and Event Coordinator

Altorfer, Inc.

For more than 60 years, Altorfer Inc. has served the construction, agriculture, landscaping and trades, manufacturing, material handling, rental, mining, governmental, trucking and power generation industries. We take a lot of pride in our organization and the products we offer, but ultimately, we exist to serve our customers. Every member of our team works together to meet all your equipment-related needs, taking a ‘can do’ attitude and seeing it through until it’s done. We stand by our products and workmanship, and above all else, we “tell it like it is”.

Position Details

Marketing and Event Coordinator
Northern Illinois
Mokena, IL

The Marketing and Event Coordinator will participate as part of a team of professional, dedicated employees managing internal and external marketing and event efforts. This position must utilize skills including team-based interaction, project management, goal setting and administrative support. The Marketing and Event Coordinator must have the ability to work under pressure, demonstrate active listening and exhibit organizational skills. This is a demanding and diverse role that includes a mix of administrative tasks, project coordination and creative work.

Basic Duties:

  • Create and manage project plans for various marketing and event activities. 
  • Coordinate events, meetings and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and organizing requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; managing mailing lists to ensure event success. 
  • Provide administrative support to each member of the marketing and event teams as needed. 
  • Maintain email lists for internal and external communications. 
  • Track customer complaints and follow up to ensure resolution. 
  • Provide support in social media monitoring process as needed. 
  • Assist in collating marketing materials as needed. 
  • Maintain files for graphic related projects. 
  • Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for completion of new and different requests. 
  • Collaborate with other team members for strategic communications, creative services, social media and digital media planning and execution in support of marketing objectives. 
  • Execute keen attention to detail to identify inconsistencies and inaccuracies 
  • Process and file invoices properly and accurately. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or 3 to 5 years of related work experience is desired. 
  • Must possess a high level of creativity, energy, self-motivation and initiative. 
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written and presentation) skills are needed. 
  • Proficient in Excel, PPT, and other Microsoft applications. 
  • Willingness to travel to events and other store locations. 
  • Significant travel required during busy season. 
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management, planning and organizational skills with a commitment to detail. 
  • Proven customer service skills. 
  • Must possess a positive, can-do attitude with the desire to work as a team player but also able to work independently. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. This includes no more than 2 minor violations within the past 3 years and no major violations within the past 5 years (Motor Vehicle Report will be performed on final candidate).

Why Work for Altorfer?

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with.

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