Communications Associate – Cargill

Springdale, ARPursuing a Bachelor’s Degree: Graduating between May 2020 and May 2021


The Communications Associate role enables the individual to become familiar with the workflow of turkey operations, and to develop knowledge of live production, including animal welfare, food safety, and overall production management. Associates will be trained in a number of areas to learn skills and gain knowledge necessary to succeed in an animal agriculture leadership role, often through firsthand exposure and extemporaneous opportunities. By starting your career as a Communications Associate, you will be exposed to all facets of operations through an in-depth orientation, while specializing in an agriculture process of breeders, feed, hatching egg or commercial production. The training is designed to teach the various aspects of the business prior to enable the associate to effective execute internal communication planning.


Principal Accountabilities:

As a Communications Associate in Cargill Protein’s turkey business, you will be exposed to a number of disciplines that will give you the necessary tools to strategically navigate internal communication and change management tactics for our facility. You will be responsible for multiple communications and continuous improvement activities including:

  • Partnering with the facility leadership team to strategically execute internal communications, change and education plan that align leaders and employees with overarching business strategy

  • Planning and communication of community awareness and employee recruitment activities (audience assessment, planning, design, delivery, etc.)

  • Communication and education planning, training and execution for continuous improvement teams (facilitator training, event facilitation, etc.)

  • Data collection and assessment of continuous improvement activities and events

  • Coordination with facility programs and efforts to drive employee engagement and ownership of business priorities at all levels of the organization

  • Issue identification, key message development and tactical plans using varied communication channels

  • Facilitate and curate content for internal social media platform (Beekeeper)

  • Manage display content for monitors throughout the facility.

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to produce videos, advertisements, presentations, etc.


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