C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Manager, Internal Communications in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Manager, Communications , you will be responsible for designing and producing finished language and artwork for internal and external communications, intranet, web, and other electronic and print media. You will collaborate with other Communications team members to develop and deliver messages and information in multiple formats for a variety of audiences.

Responsibilities

  • Using a variety of communication vehicles, this position will partner across the enterprise to create & implement internal communications programs that support change management and transformation initiatives, including strategic planning, promote two-way dialogue and connect employees to one another and to C&S.

  • Develop internal and external speeches/presentations for senior-level executives, including our CEO.

  • Develop and execute surveys and focus groups to measure internal communications progress and opportunities.

  • Implement proactive internal communications plans around large scale internal corporate events, i.e. organization announcements, M&A activity.

  • Create corporate communication plans for employee recognition, facility news, and local/facility community engagement.

  • Work with internal teams to determine key communications vehicles needed to support business objectives.

  • Provide leadership and guidance on key internal meetings, including Company All-Hands, leadership meetings, Board of Director, special events, etc.

  • Design and layout internal newsletters and publications for more than 50 different company locations, working closely with other members of the Communications team for content compilation, copy editing, and final proofing.

  • Produce internal and external communications materials for print and electronic distribution, including but not limited to brochures, posters, booklets, banners, and flyers, coordinating with functional leaders and the Communications team on desired message and content accuracy.

  • Develop engaging and interactive designs for web, intranet, and other electronic media.

  • Coordinate with internal Print Shop for printed materials.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Graphic Design, Communications or equivalent professional training; formal training in web design desired.

  • 5-7 years of applicable experience

  • Experience leading a team.

  • Effective writer and editor.

  • Effective verbal communications skills and ability to influence internal and external audiences.

  • Experience designing web content and digital publications in a business setting.

  • Experience with corporate intranets preferred.

  • Expert level skills in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat; proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Excellent communications skills; possess a positive, professional attitude; able to work in a team environment.

  • Very detail oriented, ensuring accuracy of work produced.

Requisition ID 11584

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Human Resources