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Communication Manager

About this Job:

ABOUT SEABOARD FOODS

At Seaboard Foods, we create the most sought-after pork. Together, more than 5,000 employees in five states work in our farms, feed mills, and processing plant, to produce Prairie Fresh® pork. A top U.S. pork producer/processor and leading exporter to 30+ countries, we are committed to the pursuit of pork perfection, seeking a better way to produce wholesome pork and connect every step between our farms and family tables. This ensures the well-being of our animals, the environment, our employees and the communities we call home.

JOB PURPOSE

The Communications Manager is responsible for supervising the execution of corporate internal and external communications programs and projects including public relations, issues management and crisis communications, digital communications, and corporate and employer communications and branding.

RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • Responsible for prioritizing, developing and implementing internal and external communications programs for reputation management of the company and employer brand.
  • Partner with the talent acquisition, recruiting, human resources and operations management to develop plans to execute communications and employer brand initiatives.
  • Conduct research, evaluation and background development for internal and external communications programs effectiveness.
  • Manage, develop and align content for company publications, digital content, including company and recruiting websites.
  • Manage daily operations of communications and employer brand projects and communications staff; providing training and development for communications staff.
  • Develop corporate community relations programs and align with operations community relations programming.
  • Support communications projects related to agriculture issues and corporate sustainability.
  • Participate in relevant communications/media events, conferences and seminars as assigned.
  • Assist with implementation of crisis communications and issues management plans as needed, including management of issue-based position statements as directed by executive management.
  • 25% travel as needed.

 

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

Ensures Accountability

Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Instills Trust

Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

Drives Results

Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Action Oriented

Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Communicates Effectively

Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, agriculture journalism, communications or related required.
5+ years’ experience in corporate communication department, PR firm environment, or related field required.
Accredited in Public Relations (APR) preferred.
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute large-scale, internal and external communications plans with experience implementing multiple communications media in support of company-wide initiatives.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Adobe Creative Suite.
Highly collaborative, a team player, and excited to take on new challenges.

Seaboard Foods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Salary:
Experience:
5+ years
How to apply:

Please apply online by clicking HERE.

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