Perdue Farms, Inc. Manager, Internal Communications and Content Development in SALISBURY, Maryland
Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company now in it's second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies.
We are recruiting for a Manager of Internal Communications and Content Development who will be responsible for supporting the planning and implementation of various internal communications projects for Perdue Farms, that engage, support and inspire its 21,000 employees This role is involved in all stages of communications initiatives – including concept formulation, effective storytelling, message development and strategic counsel. The successful candidate must have a strong background internal communication, and a track record of story mining and storytelling. Must have excellent written, verbal and organizational skills, a proven ability to consistently make sound judgments, engage and build trust with business partners and effectively collaborate with others while driving measurable results.
This position will be based in Salisbury, MD at our Corporate Headquarters (relocation package available for eligible candidates).
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Provide communications support on all internal communications projects, including storyline/campaign development, editing content, building the communications strategy and amplification plan, and garnering alignment across stakeholders. Ensure all messaging aligns with the corporate company vision, values and brand
The Internal Communications Manager is a key partner and influencer in the alignment of messages and activities that drive associate engagement, leadership/company visibility and voice as well as branding
Editing and copywriting for all internal communications.
Assist various departments with communication needs and communication planning; act as a trusted advisor to the leadership team on communication subjects
Develop and execute strategies and messages to support effective, timely and accurate communications to internal and external stakeholders
Engage and consult with internal clients at all levels of the organization on appropriate communications tactics and programs
Measure communication program effectiveness and adjusting as needed
Minimum Education and Experience
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related major plus 5-8 years in-house or agency public relations or communications experience. production.
Candidate must be a self-starter who works well both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment and to work extremely well under pressure shifting various priorities to meet deadlines.
A high degree of initiative, good judgment, a sense of urgency and solutions-focused
Detail-oriented, analytical thinker comfortable working with executive level decision makers
Skilled in synthesizing complex business and industry issues/concepts into relevant and compelling communications for a variety of audiences.
Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
Knowledge of communication across multiple channels
Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Creative Suite a plus
Strong creative skills with the ability to cater communications to a large and diverse audience
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.