Public Relations Specialist

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

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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 1,000 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

Public Relations Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI


Reporting to the Director of Public Relations, will handle public relations administration duties, writing, media relations and work closely and collaboratively with a team in developing and activating PR plans and tactics, content and social media strategy.

The successful candidate will be a nimble multi-tasker capable of managing multiple PR and content projects and deadlines with ease and a high degree of detail and organization, a strong writer, communicator, team player, and a creative thinker with a strong interest in media (traditional and social), storytelling, research and success in turning ideas into PR wins. 


Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or other relevant area along with a minimum of three years of experience in communications, public relations or a related field. Knowledge of PR trends, understanding of SEO, backlinks, keywords and hashtag strategies important. Position involves occasional travel.

AEM offers competitive salary and an outstanding benefit package including health, dental, vision, pension, 401(k), life insurance, long term disability, 18 PTO days during first full calendar year, 10 paid holidays and eligibility to telework one or two days per week. Our staff is passionate about what they do, our office space is really cool, our dress code is casual, and we hold several staff functions and are involved in community service.

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