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Digital Communications Production Manager

Location: 

Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

This position sits within the Company Communications and Brand team working alongside and supporting strategic external and internal project communications. The Digital Communications Production Manager will combine creative communication skills and technical savviness to develop, implement, track and optimize the user experience across all J.R. Simplot Company digital channels. This role is responsible for content creation and publishing on internal and external facing digital channels, including oversight of the corporate approach to Social Media, analytics and other digital tools.

The Digital Communications Production Manager will work to continuously improve communication processes and channels, identifying and implementing best practices for digital content, targeted emails, presentations, video and visual enhancements, and measurement tools. This role develops and deploys content across all digital communication channels and leads departmental digital content production. It assists with content decisions and approval of communication vehicles, edits and reviews communication materials for accuracy, completeness, and brand compliance, and collaborates with partners to effectively execute on project deliverables. The role will require partnership with communications, marketing, digital and other colleagues to deliver compelling stories that increase brand awareness and favorability to all audiences.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and/or executes communications plans across digital channels to optimize platforms such as our employee intranet, Simplot.com and Company social media channels. Collaborates with internal teams to optimize user experience. Contributes to communications effectiveness, and advises business groups by providing technical and strategic advice to maximize opportunities.
  • Acts as a product owner for Simplot corporate social media pages, and key collaborator for other Company-affiliated pages. Works closely with product and marketing owners, digital and technology teams to help ensure business objectives are met. Helps craft messaging to promote Company activities and protect corporate brand while providing robust reporting and adjustments from results and data achieved.
  • Serves as team lead for digital content production, while building a deep understanding of the capabilities of all content management platforms and other technology systems.
  • Works with partners to optimize customer and business value through the tracking, measuring and analysis of the digital space. Uses strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and audiences. Taking analysis and translating into meaningful key insights and communications for internal and external customers.
  • Helps maintain corporate history and current biography.
  • Supports corporate community and public relations events and opportunities as needed.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

5+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • 5+ years of full-time experience in communications and/or digital product management
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent project-management skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in video production and editing
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while supporting several parallel projects simultaneously
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite required
  • Experience with Sitecore and Pardot a plus

Job Requisition ID: 6811

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.