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Communications Specialist-Digital Media

Blue Diamond Growers
Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Job Code
    02384
Job Summary:
Drives Blue Diamond Growers' digital media communications strategies and activities with a broad range of stakeholders, including our grower-owners, employees, media, potential employees, and consumers.

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Manages Blue Diamond's Corporate Digital Media Strategy using best practices with defined metrics and goals that support the Corporate Communications Strategic Plan.
  • Creates content and drives engagement for BDG's Corporate social media presence, monitoring engagement opportunities and proactively initiating campaigns and posts.
  • Enhances the corporate communication strategy through visual mediums such as graphics, videos, webpage design, posters, digital board slides, etc..
  • Helps collect/create content and produce corporate magazine publication, Almond Facts; weekly employee e-newsletter; annual report; intranet and external website information; press releases, etc.
  • Writes, edits, and designs presentations, speeches; helps organize the annual meeting, young leader programs, and other special events as needed.
  • Assists the Director of Communications with developing and executing the corporate communication strategy.
  • Fosters positive internal and public support for vital corporate objectives; conducting outreach and engagement with the co-op's grower-owner; supporting the community giving and social responsibility activities; sustaining our corporate image; and solidifying corporate stakeholder relationships.
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in agriculture communications, journalism, corporate communications, digital media, public relations.
  • 2 years of formal communications work experience.
  • Demonstrated success managing social media presence for a business and orchestrating proactive and strategic outreach across various digital platforms.
  • Graphic design, web content management, and video editing skills.
  • Strong writing and interview skills, commitment to quality of work, and in-depth knowledge of AP Style.
  • Ability to think strategically, proactively offer creative solutions and provide practical knowledge to execute tactically.
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on business models, industry concerns, and topics needed to successfully communicate to various stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to regularly prioritize competing deadlines and adjust quickly to changing parameters.
  • Solid team player, experienced in working collaboratively with cross-functional teams. Ability to manage and direct the activities of consultants, vendors, and potential direct reports.
  • Effective communicator, comfortable and experienced at representing the Communications Function to all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in media relations, working with journalists to tell a story or set the record straight, a plus.
  • Proven track record of delivering superior results in a dynamic and growing company.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES
  • Experience in a consumer-packaged-goods company.
  • Experience in a company with a cooperative ownership structure.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Office environment demands frequent speaking to people in person and over the phone; writing, reading files, reports and PC screen.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Typical office environment with low levels of noise and fumes, adequate lighting and comfortable temperature. Business travel is required.

Blue Diamond Growers is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Education:
Bachelors (Required)

Other Job Details:

Work Shift:
Day

Pay Type:
Salary

Hourly Rate (if applicable):
N/A

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Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. BDG provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. BDG also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.





Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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