Communications Associate

Post Consumer Brands

Business Unit Overview

Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings, Inc., is dedicated to providing people and their pets with delicious food choices for every taste and budget. The company’s portfolio includes beloved brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats®, PEBBLES®, Grape-Nuts® and Malt-O-Meal® cereal, and Peter Pan® peanut butter, as well as Rachael Ray® Nutrish®, Kibbles ‘n Bits® and 9Lives® dog and cat food. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. For more information about our brands, visit and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news.


Post Consumer Brands recently acquired several iconic pet food brands, venturing into a new market while remaining true to our purpose to provide delicious and accessible food that our consumers love. We’re always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio, and right now, we’re growing and need passionate, driven individuals with diverse perspectives to help us reach greater heights. That’s where you come in. Join a team where your voice is not only heard but valued. Make a real impact on brands enjoyed by millions of people and their pets.

At Post Consumer Brands, we take pride in our longstanding legacy of making one of every five breakfast cereals families eat daily. Today, we’re just as focused on our future as we expand our grocery business with different shelf-stable foods, including snacks and peanut butter. We are committed to providing accessible and delicious food for families, and we’re always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio. As we soar to new heights, we need creative, determined individuals from all walks of life to join our team, where your unique perspective and ideas are acknowledged and valued. Be a part of a company that empowers you to make a difference that’s evident on grocery store shelves and families’ tables across North America.

Location Description

Post Consumer Brands corporate headquarters in Lakeville, Minn. is about 20 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Lakeville has all the benefits of smaller town living with access to everything a large metropolitan area has to offer. Join more than 400 team members collaborating on the two-building campus to help put breakfast on the tables of millions of consumers in North America.

Position Details

Communications Associate
Twin Cities Metro
Lakeville, MN

Communications Associate

At Post Consumer Brands, we’ve been making breakfast cereal for more than 125 years. It’s what we’re best known for. But today, Post is so much more. From one of the most iconic peanut butter brands to several pet food brands that dogs and cats love, we’re focused on the center store and growing our portfolio of shelf-stable foods that families rely on. As we continue to grow, we are looking to add to our corporate communications team in our Lakeville office. We are hiring a Communications Associate to develop and execute communications strategies designed to drive company goals and share our purpose to make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. This role works as a key member of the corporate communications team with responsibility for delivering news to employees through a variety of internal channels. This position reports into the Sr. Director of Corporate Communications.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Work in partnership with corporate communications team to drive and implement communication strategy objectives 
  • Plan and execute upon the internal communications strategy to help strengthen the company culture. This includes managing monthly all-employee Business Update meetings, as well as communications programs that support key initiatives, such as designing and building the internal newsletter, maintaining the news intranet, communications measurement and more 
  • Work cross-functionally with internal teams and external agencies to develop and execute communications and web programs designed to drive company goals 
  • Provide strong project management skills for the corporate web site, including copywriting and editing 
  • Manage employee communications through PCB’s intranet and internal news streams; craft and execute employee-related communications plans 
  • Develop and manage the internal communications editorial calendar and digital assets 
  • Lead editorial sessions to proactively develop internal content, draft internal articles and company blog posts, and manage distribution 
  • Write with speed, accuracy, consistency, and the appropriate tone and length for the audience 
  • Prepare internal and external talking points, messages and presentations for leaders 
  • Manage internal communications measurement dashboard, providing quarterly recaps and extracting insights from the metrics that can be used to adjust tactics and strategies for maximum impact 
  • Track communications budget and spending


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, public relations or liberal arts 
  • 2-4+ years’ experience in communications or public relations at an agency, corporate setting, or both 
  • Deep understanding of internal and corporate communications 
  • Website and social media management expertise 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organizational abilities 
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to lead and manage multiple time-sensitive projects under tight deadlines 
  • Ability to work effectively and manage relationships with all levels of management; strong interpersonal skills and work ethic 
  • Strong people skills, ability to gain confidence and alignment with leaders 
  • Strong skills in SharePoint, web-based newsletter programs and other digital workspace tools 
  • Ability to handle confidential data and information


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, public relations or liberal arts


  • 2-4+ years’ experience in communications and or public relations at an agency, corporate setting, or both

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