Marketing Communications Trainee

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric

 Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 years of innovation and service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation, drive growth and provide a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric: we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.


Req. ID21100 


Interested in making a difference in our world? Looking for a career and not just a job? Want the opportunity to grow and feel supported in your goals? If you are:

  • Interested in B2B marketing.
  • Enjoy working with people and a greater team.
  • Possess excellent project management skills.
  • Enjoy working with leading digital marketing tools and strategies.
  • Are looking for a career with a company who makes a difference: working to a higher standard to build a better world.


Then Lincoln Electric, the world’s leading manufacturer of welding, cutting and automation solutions, wants you! We’re looking for a Marketing Communications Trainee, who upon completion of the training program, will transition into a full time marketing role to act as the pivot point between our product groups and other marketing resources to help bring products to market, increase brand awareness and support our sales efforts. Knowledge of welding is not required, but an affinity for modern marketing practices and techniques is a must.



  • Participate in a 18 month comprehensive training program and the Euclid OH facility, including:
    • Partner with senior Marketing Communications team members on product launches or developing a campaign
    • Participate in various soft skills training, such as public speaking, written communication skills, presentation skills, time management negotiation, etc.
    • Travel to a district sales office for a week in the field experience and exposure to customers
    • Assist with product demonstrations, training and other marketing communications specific assignments
    • Complete a guaranteed cost reduction project at an actual end user location
    • Complete 15 weeks of The Lincoln Electric Weld School hands-on weld training, including periodic welding skills test
    • Develop a thorough understanding of arc welding safety issues, fundamentals and processes.
    • Develop a strong knowledge of all Lincoln Electric equipment, consumables, accessories and service products. Learn to apply these products to the appropriate application



  • BA/BS degree in Marketing, Communications, and Business, or comparable discipline is required
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Understanding of B2B and B2C communications practices.
  • Proficient in MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; knowledge of desktop publishing software
  • Excellent project management skills is desired
  • Familiar with organizational social media, web content creation and management, analytics, search engine optimization, and online advertising programs
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Desire to work in an fast paced, industrial environment
  • Flexibility and ability to work remotely upon completion of program

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Marketing 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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