Marketing Communications Specialist

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Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Join our award-winning communications team and develop exciting, high-profile content for print, digital, advertising, public relations and internal communication channels. Use your strong writing, editing, problem-solving, decision-making and research skills to promote PACCAR Parts, Kenworth, Peterbilt and TRP products and services. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, manage high-impact projects and assume a leadership role in a variety of marketing communication projects and programs.

Job Functions / Responsibilities
Understand the objectives and needs of the organization to develop communications strategies that influence public opinion and promote ideas, products and services.

  • Develop, write, edit and execute a wide variety of communications material for PACCAR Parts’ internal and external audiences, including―but not limited to―dealer publications, news releases, employee newsletters and annual report updates. 
  • Develop and implement communications and programs that drive employee engagement, culture, and inclusion.
  • Provide content support for social media, email campaigns and executive speechwriting.
  • Maintain consistent brand voice and messaging across all PACCAR Parts communications channels.
  • Collaborate with internal and external resources, cross-functional teams, subject matter experts and vendors in the development of marketing communications materials. 
  • Apply strong communication and organizational skills to manage marketing communications projects. 
  • Analyze and report metrics on communication effectiveness.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or Advertising, or equivalent required
  • A minimum of two years professional communications experience with an emphasis on writing, editing and project management
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills to effectively manage projects and drive results
  • Ability to collaborate, interact and develop productive and professional relationships with all levels of PACCAR management, internal stakeholders and external vendors
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage competing deadlines and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment 
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. 
  • Experience with Meltwater or other media monitoring platforms is a plus.
  • Writing samples are required - preferred published writing samples.


As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is eligible for a holiday gift


Additional Job Board Information

Salary Range:

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for this position is $75,100 - $103,730 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

Additional Information:

  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • PACCAR Parts is an E-Verify Employer
  • PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagement.


Division Information

PACCAR Parts is the global provider of aftermarket parts and services to support Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and TRP dealers around the world.  This includes 19 distribution centers globally that support 2,300 dealerships and over 1,000,000 customers.  Aftermarket support includes world class customer centers that deliver industry leading uptime in conjunction with our outstanding supply chain that delivers record levels of inventory availability for dealers and customers. 


Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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