Sr. Communications Partner

Sargento Foods

Our Story.

With over 2,400+ employees and net sales of $1.8 billion, Sargento Foods is a family-owned company that has been a leader in cheese for more than 70 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.

To learn more about our culture and values, please visit our website at

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.

Position Details

Sr. Communications Partner
Northeast Wisconsin
Plymouth, WI

Your Story.

The Sr. Communications Partner is responsible for building and promoting a positive employee experience among employee audiences by developing or overseeing the development and deployment of effective, strategic and engaging communication plans and messages. Responsible for managing the day-to-day relationship with the Digital Workplace Team and HR Tech Team to ensure continued development of the internal communication technology platforms necessary to connect Sargento Family members to the company and to one another.

What You Do.

Internal Communications Planning and Execution

  • Interprets and effectively communicates business decisions and strategies to ensure employee understanding and engagement. 
  • Leads communications efforts for sensitive issues, some of which involve significant change for a specific audience and/or the entire organization. Develops strategies, key message documents, and other content to help audiences understand and support change. Safeguards confidential information prior to its release. 
  • Helps develop meeting strategy and content for large department meetings, town halls, business updates, etc. 
  • Manages the weekly Internal Communications Team meeting and Teams Project Tracker to ensure appropriate planning and integration across the team. Monitors staff capacity, and as necessary, recommends recalibration of staff time for highest priority projects. 

Technology Solutions Development and Maintenance (In collaboration with Digital Workplace Team and HR Tech Team)

  • Articulates business requirements for creative and cost-effective solutions that enable the Comms Team to deliver digital and print communications to internal audiences such as The BLOCK, BLOCK TV and digital boards. Focuses on solutions that enable targeting and message prioritization to minimize overload for message recipients. 
  • Serves as Comms lead for technology implementation projects that enable the Comms Team to deliver digital and print communications to internal audiences. Coordinates efficient and effective involvement of other Comms Team members. 
  • Oversees development and maintenance of content management system protocols, style guides, and content archival protocols.

Your Education and Experience.

  • Seven or more in years internal or corporate communications roles with increasing responsibility. Supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field. 
  • Experience working with leaders at all levels to develop and implement strategic communications initiatives. Able to build relationships quickly and establish credibility with internal customers. 
  • Well-developed written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills. Must demonstrate ability to create clear, concise messages quickly. 
  • Experience writing for a variety of media and channels. 
  • Experience developing and executing internal communication plans and tactics that drive measurable results. 
  • Experience developing strategies for intranet content, digital newsletters, digital boards. 
  • Working knowledge of web technologies, content strategies and trends. 
  • Demonstrated experience planning, managing, and/or leading complex projects or initiatives. Detail focused with strong collaboration skills.

Benefits that set us apart.

  • Comprehensive medical including Fertility, Adoption benefits, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Work Week o Hybrid work schedule – Onsite Tuesday – Thursday with the option to work remotely Monday and Friday
  • Compressed work week – Option of ½ day Friday 
  • Onsite Health & Wellness Center: includes a nurse practitioner, licensed physical therapist, dietitian, personal trainer, and health coach, care coordinator and work-life mentor 
  • Employer 401K contribution in the top 1% of the nation 
  • Relocation Assistance 
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • Access to Employee Store

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