J.R. Simplot Company
Communications Manager 1 - Communications and Brand (Boise, ID)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Communications Manager 1 position available at our global headquarters in Boise, ID.
This position sits within the Company Communications and Brand team working alongside and supporting strategic external and internal project communications. The Communications Manager 1 assists in the development and implementation of communication plans to support project and function objectives, and creates communication materials to communicate Company messages, policies, special projects, activities or news. This role works to continuously improve communication processes and channels, identifying and implementing best practices for digital content, targeted emails, presentations, video and visual enhancements, and measurement tools. This role develops content across all communication channels and is the primary writer and editor for the global company intranet. The Communication Manager 1 assists with content decisions and approval of communication vehicles, edits and reviews communication materials for accuracy and completeness, and collaborates with strategic communication managers to effectively execute on project deliverables.
RESPONSIBILITIESWorks closely with communication managers to develop marketing and communication strategies aligned with corporate messaging. Creation of communication plans, messages and tactics for special projects.Content creation: Primary writer, editor and overall lead for all content associated with Simplot global intranet. Contributes additional content across all communication channels (printed, electronic, PowerPoint, verbal and video). Ensures overall consistency of company messages, strongly aligned with the company brand.Communication Planning: Oversees the development of communications strategies for functions and projects, partnering closely with the subject matter expert to target content to specific audiences, create key messages, and develop deliverables to ensure understanding and engagement. Supports Strategic Communication Managers in the execution of broader communication strategies across all channels, enhancing or building deliverables that meet the stated goals of those larger, company-wide projects.Digital Delivery: Manages publishing and reporting of global intranet. Assists with the rollout and implementation of future phases of the global intranet to international locations. Partners with Yammer administrator to advance both channels and manage company-wide or targeted email communication to facilitate best practices and ensure employee understanding and engagement.Internal event planning and coordination: support programming in the headquarter building to ensure an appropriate mix of internal business updates, and external content/speakers. Provides consultation to ensure high-quality meeting deliverables in the form of presentations, speech writing, and other support materials.
REQUIREMENTSBachelor's Degree from 4 year college or universityMinimum of 4 years of experience in employee and/or corporate communications. Strong writing, editing, organization, project management and deadline-driven project work is required. Experience in digital communication platforms, web design, and graphic design a plus. Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment and maintain composure and production quality under deadline pressure. Strong attention to detail. Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.
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The J.R. Simplot Company is one of the largest privately held food and agribusiness companies in the nation, though at heart we’re as small as a single farmer. We pioneer innovations in plant nutrition and food processing, research new ways to feed animals and sustain ecosystems, and strive to feed a growing global population. At Simplot, we’re in the business of Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.