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Friday, August 31, 2018

KOCH - Communication and Community Relations Manager

Koch Companies Public Sector is seeking a Communication and Community Relations Manager. This individual will spend about 40% of his/her time on internal and business communication projects and 60% on community relations for regional sites. We are open to this position to being located in Rosemount, MN, Wichita, KS, or Des Moines, Iowa.
This role will support Flint Hills Resources, a Koch company, and primarily focus on the biofuels and ingredients business. 


A successful will have the following characteristics
  • Excellent writing, editing and general communication skills
  • Self-motivator
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Ability to multi-task 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
  • Develop and execute internal and external communication and community relations programs to support company initiatives.
  • Develop and disseminate news, internal and external newsletters, web content and advertising.
  • Establish relationships with reporters and editors. 
  • Establish and maintain the means to evaluate opportunities and challenges for regional sites.
  • Establish strong relationships with community members, philanthropic organizations, and elected officials.
  • Coordinate issues and activities with legal, government affairs and corporate communications.
  • Maintain and help manage social media presence by keeping current with new social media trends and incorporating them into the ongoing program as appropriate
  • Manage external vendors as needed
What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of public relations experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with communication strategies and programs.
  • Previous experience utilizing social media platforms for a company or organization
  • Experience with community groups
  • Experience with news media
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Position will require occasional responsibilities during evenings and weekend
  • Position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with journalism, communication or public relations concentration preferred
  • Experience with utilities, pipelines, or the manufacturing industry
  • Experience working in public relations, community relations or a public affairs firm
  • Experience working with public officials
Why Work For Koch Companies?
  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about KII?

Based in Wichita, Kan., Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, grain processing and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control equipment and electronic components; commodity trading; minerals; energy; ranching; glass; and investments. Since 2003, Koch companies have invested approximately $65 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ more than 100,000 people worldwide, with about 60,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 930 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service. For more news and stories, visit

The businesses' popular consumer brands include Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® and Angel Soft® bath tissue, Dixie® tabletop products, LYCRA® fiber, STAINMASTER® carpet and more.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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