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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

CHS - Marketing and Communications Manager

Job Posting
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Marketing and Communications group. We are looking for a Marketing and Communications Manager to provide strategic communication and marketing counsel as part of the Energy marketing team. You must be a strategic, high energy and seasoned professional with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of internal and external clients.

You will:
  • Collaborate with Energy marketing teams to identify and execute collaborative strategies that support Cenex brand value.
  • Provide coordination of umbrella Cenex brand strategies in coordination with the CHS Energy Director of Marketing and Communications.
  • Consult with business units on marketing projects and product positioning and serve as project manager overseeing their execution with agencies and other vendors as needed.
  • Ensure strategies and tactics associated with the Cenex brand and CHS enterprise brand are aligned.
  • Ensure high-level of communication and transparency around all work and budgets.
  • Work with Energy communication lead to help Energy business units brainstorm and create marketing and communications plans.
  • Work with Energy communications lead and the business unit marketing teams to craft overall Cenex brand marketing plan.
  • Serve as the lead contact for agencies and other vendors on applicable Cenex brand projects.
  • Provide detailed quarterly project and budget summaries to each business unit.
  • Assist with other Cenex brand, Energy and related communications and public affairs projects as needed.
  • Maintain strong understanding of latest advertising and marketing trends and apply learnings to drive business and consumer engagement with the Cenex brand.
  • Cultivate and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
Basic Qualifications: (required)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7 plus years of experience in communications, advertising, and/or public relations and project management
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 25%
Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or Public Relations
  • Agriculture, energy and/or cooperative knowledge
  • Public relations and/or advertising agency work experience

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.

CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer.

Minimum Years of Experience Required - 7
Minimum Education Required - Bachelor