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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The Mosaic Company – Communications Coordinator

Who is Mosaic?
The Mosaic Company (, NYSE: MOS, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a $10 billion company that stands alone as one of the world's leading producers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Our world-class mining and processing operations produce the highest quality fertilizer and animal feed ingredients. As a global leader in nourishing crops and delivering distinctive value to the world's agriculture, Mosaic offers an opportunity to share in an exciting future.

What are our Values?
We consider our employees to be our most valued ingredient. Mosaic employees are richly diverse in their skills, experience and backgrounds. From engineering, operations, finance, HR, marketing and research, our team came to Mosaic not just for a job but a career that makes a positive impact on the world by nourishing the crops our growing population needs.

Are you our next Communication Coordinator?
We are currently seeking an Communication Coordinator for our Plymouth, MN location. The Communications Coordinator will primarily support external communications strategies, including news release development, external website updates, annual report development, media coverage tracking and reporting, creating media briefing documents, writing media pitches and advancing social media strategies. In addition, this position will help advance internal communications strategies by contributing to and measuring the effectiveness of various channels, including the intranet, email, ecreens, social media and print.

What will you do?
  • Participate in the development of communications for external use, including news releases, PowerPoint presentations, external website updates, etc. Build and maintain an external editorial calendar program and draft proactive media pitches.
  • Participate in the development of communications for internal use, supporting a variety of initiatives across multiple channels
  • Participate in ongoing projects, which can include daily/weekly news coverage tracking and reporting, social media strategies, etc.
  • Provide support for various communications activities, which can include assisting with vendor relations, video and photography logistics, etc.
  • Miscellaneous Public Affairs projects and duties as assigned.
  • Be vigilant of issues and conditions that can affect their fellow workers
  • Report any issues that can impact the environment or the safety of the employees
What do you need for this role?
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Major in Communications, Journalism, English or Public Relations preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in a public relations agency or corporate public relations department.
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Must have the ability to craft communications for a variety of stakeholders
  • Experience developing and managing social media outreach
  • Candidates with news coverage tracking and reporting experience are preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Cision a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including excellent facilitation and listening skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Self-confident with strong attention to detail
  • Highly professional demeanor and must have diplomacy skills
  • Ability to create effective partnerships at all levels of the organization
  • Strong business acumen
  • Well-organized with superior follow-through
  • Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Ability to adapt to a continually changing business and work environment
  • Ability to resolve complex issues and handle multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Must demonstrate sound judgment and decisiveness
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to travel within U.S., Canada and elsewhere as needed
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform other job functions. Must be able to safely perform the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
Mosaic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.
Mosaic participates in the US E-Verify program.

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