Communications Specialist
Cargill - Wichita, KS

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Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities.

Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values.

Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and

people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how we can be Better Together at


Cargill Pork’s commitment to providing the best, most wholesome pork products for our customers and consumers has been founded in industry-leading animal welfare and processing practices as well as innovation in our product and brand offerings. We are proud to partner and serve esteemed brands like Excel


fresh meats, Good Nature

pork, Sterling Silver


premium meats, Rumba


meats and Tender Choice


pork for a multitude of commercial, retail and foodservice customers. Together as Cargill Pork, we create potential for customers and communities.

Cargill Pork has an opportunity available for a

Communications Specialist

, located in

Wichita, KS

. The role of the Communications Specialist is to support three Cargill Animal Protein (Cargill Pork, Cargill Value Added Meats-Food Service, Cargill Case Ready) businesses in analysis, planning, and execution of internal communications strategies and programs that support business objectives and help foster two-way communication, enhance engagement, and build awareness of business strategy among key stakeholders.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Execute and refine the existing internal communication plan for the business that is aimed at aligning leaders and employees with overarching business strategy, including the long-term vision and the incremental steps required to achieve it

  • Partner and collaborate with key stakeholders within each business to build understanding and context of key initiatives and drivers impacting the communication plan and strategy at all levels of the organization. Steps include audience analysis, issue identification, key message development, tactical plans using varied channels, feedback and measurement approaches

  • Advise and consult leaders and key teams on how to utilize communication best practices and develop strong business communications skills

  • Provide writing, editing and implementation support for business partner projects

  • Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, journalism, public relations, marketing communications or related field.

At least 4 years professional work experience in employee communications, preferably in a large, complex organization

Excellent grammar with knowledge of AP style

Excellent written and oral communications skills - with ability to provide a clear and concise summary of information

Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects under tight deadlines

Self-starter and effective problem solver

Strong team player with ability to make connections across a cross-functional team

Experience managing communication projects from start to finish

Understanding of technology and how to use it effectively in communicating with employees

Master’s degree or coursework completed toward advanced degree.

Experience in providing work direction to vendors

Strong customer service orientation and relationship-building skills with a demonstrated passion for business and delivering the very best products and services

Project Management skill set

Process Management skill set

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.



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