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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Schwan Food Company - Internal Communications Specialist


Description
At The Schwan Food Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.
The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at www.theschwanfoodcompany.com.
This position under general supervision is responsible for the planning and execution of strategic internal communications that change behaviors and help shape the culture in support of our business plan.
Helps develop a strategy and editorial calendar of communications designed to change behaviors and shape internal culture in support of the business plan
Develops creative communication tactics that address business problems and create awareness of the priorities and initiatives in compelling simple and impactful ways
Works with cross-functional partners such as Safety Marketing HR Sales Operations to develop intimate knowledge of their priorities and initiatives in order to serve as a strategic communications partner
Creates content for a wide range of communications including video intranet (articles blogs graphics etc.) and print materials
Works with senior leaders to ghostwrite blogs memos video scripts etc. and create senior leader presentation materials
Measures impact and success of communications and uses audience data and insights to continuously improve communications
Responsible to prioritize multiple projects under tight deadlines
Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.


Qualifications
Education: Bachelor's degree or applicable work experience
Years of Related Experience: 2-5 years professional or internship experience in developing and executing communications 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong writing abilities. Skill in translating organizational business plans into communications strategies. Creative abilities in understanding business problems and priorities and conceptualizing compelling impactful communications that address them. Ability and appreciation for understanding audience mindsets and behaviors in order to craft relevant communications. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Word and PowerPoint). Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work in a fast- paced environment and meet tight deadlines. Good organizational skills and attention to details

The employing subsidiaries of The Schwan Food Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.
Business Unit: Schwan's Home Service, Inc.Req #: 17008721