Corporate Communications Partner


Our Story.

With 2,000 employees and net sales of $1.4 billion, Sargento Foods is a family-owned company that has been a leader in cheese for more than 60 years. We created the world’s first, successful pre-packaged sliced and shredded natural cheeses. Sargento is based in Plymouth, Wisconsin, where we manufacture and market shredded, sliced and snack natural cheese products, as well as ingredients and sauces. Sargento is known for the exceptional quality of our products and for product design, packaging and merchandising innovations that have transformed our industry.

Position Details

Corporate Communications Partner
Northeast Wisconsin
Plymouth, WI

Are you a great storyteller? We need you to bring our Sargento story to life!

Your Story.

Passionate. Curious. Authentic. Imaginative. You inform, inspire and motivate by developing communication strategies, plans and materials. You work collaboratively with business partners, with a special focus on employee communications, to develop, create and execute messages that align with corporate goals, inspire colleagues and advance and promote business outcomes.

Your Passion. Our Culture.

At Sargento, you work for a company you believe in, with a family of people who believe in you. Our culture stems from a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family. At Sargento, you can make decisions based on how they affect people as well as the long-term health of our company. You will be encouraged to make a meaningful difference in the community, in the company and in your career. With diverse experiences and tools to learn and develop, you can transform your aspirations into reality. If you’re ready for the right place to belong and grow your career, you can find it here.

What You Do.

  • Provide communications counsel and support to leaders in assigned Business Unit(s) and/or Operations. Develop communication objectives, strategies and plans that help meet key communication needs. 
  • Identify communication needs of various internal audiences. 
  • Write, produce and disseminate content, including intranet articles, digital and print signage, key messaging documents, table tents, scripts for internal videos, presentations and meeting support materials. 
  • Participate in communication measurement activities that help monitor effectiveness. 
  • Develop strategies to collect feedback and enable two-way communication. 
  • Share best practices with partner areas to help improve communication effectiveness across the company. 
  • Participate in editorial planning for Sargento communication channels, generate new content ideas, consistently use editorial planning tool to help manage content development across the department. 
  • Ensure content reflects the voice, tone and culture of the organization. Ensure content reaches appropriate audiences by guiding distribution channel selection and release schedule (cascade). 
  • Oversee digital signage.

Your Education and Experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English or related field required 
  • Three to five years of experience required, preferably developing and executing corporate and/or internal communications

Your Qualifications.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience writing for a variety of media and formats. 
  • Demonstrated ability to convey complex information clearly and concisely. 
  • Exceptional storytelling skills. 
  • Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively from concept through execution and measurement. Must be flexible and able to adjust quickly to changing needs of the organization. Ability to manage content approval process. 
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization. Must demonstrate professionalism and ability to maintain confidential information. 
  • Strong project management skills, comfortable determining relative priority of projects, and the ability to work under deadline. Ability to carry a significant writing and project workload. 
  • Detail oriented with a working knowledge of AP Style. 
  • Highly developed Microsoft Office skills, especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Working knowledge of content management systems and web technology. 
  • Experience with digital photography, video production and presentation software preferred.

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