Cargill Comm And Media Specialist in Wayzata, Minnesota

Comm And Media Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose

The role is responsible for the execution of marketing communication, including communication planning, internal/external communication execution & support, external customer communication and sales support. The role promotes CCCNA, its products, and unique value proposition to help drive new sales, increase the strength of the CCC brand, and reinforce our expertise within the marketplace.

Key Responsibilities

10%: Communications Planning

  • Using general knowledge of marketing and communication tools develops and implements marketing communication and awareness building plans and tactics for CCCNA

35%: Internal communication execution & support

  • Owns the creation of internal communication strategy and deployment plan

  • Manages the effective execution of (including leading the planning, coordinating material creation, and ensuring implementation of) key internal communication channels – Quarterly Town Halls, bi-monthly newsletters, Yammer site, customer highlights, intranet site, etc.

  • Leads and coordinates the efforts of the Communication Network for optimal cross facility engagement

  • Partners with the broader CCC communication to ensure global alignment of messaging and approach for employee-facing communication efforts

  • Any other duties as assigned

55%: External Communications execution & support -includes Customer Communication and Public Relations communications

  • Plans, creates and manages representation for national and regional tradeshows

  • Collaboration with strategic marketing and sales team to drive brands/products through creation of web, marketing and sales collateral

  • Partner with the broader CCC communication, media, marketing and branding resources to ensure global alignment and consistency of messaging and approach for externally facing communication efforts

  • Develops communications to promote CCCNA, its products, and unique value propositions to help drive new sales, respond to RFPs and reinforce our expertise within the marketplace

  • Executes and implements the material creation for sales support, customer presentations, website, social media and tradeshow events

  • Responsible for executing overall public relations communication strategy – press release and article development

  • Manages and coordinates product catalog, marketing/communication material production/storage and logistics (tools like Sharepoint, internal and external websites)


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum BA in Marketing, Communications or related field

  • 3 years experience in Marketing or Communication

  • Strong communication capabilities, verbal and written in food and beverage industry

  • Demonstrated capability in the development of creative communication and solutions

  • Demonstrated drive and project management capabilities

  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and resources

  • Proven experience on how to get things done within a matrix organization

  • Experience in managing complex projects

  • Experience in designing and managing processes

  • Ability to manage change and navigate ambiguity

  • Proven team player capabilities and experience

  • Ability to travel 20% of time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working within CPG, confectionary industry and/or key cocoa customers

  • Experience with cross-functional and multi-cultural teams

If selected for an interview, you will be required to submit signed copies of your last two performance reviews. (A completed e-PMP is considered a signed copy).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Marketing

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY05769