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Communications Specialist

Full Time



You already LOVE us and the SNACKS WE MAKE

Chips, Cookies, Crackers, Wafers, Cheese Curls, Popcorn, Tortilla Chips… yeah, we make them ALL! Shearer's is the company behind all your favorite snack brands.

We have nearly 5,000 associates in 11 state-of-the-art manufacturing and warehouse sites in North America that produce over 800 million pounds of snacks per year.  Did you know that we buy 20% of all the chipping potatoes grown in the US?  WOW!


Join our Team as a Communications Specialist

Our team is Growing – Shearer’s is adding a Communications Specialist to the team.

Does this sound like you? You are generally the most creative person in a room. You see ads and think “I could have done that better!” You love the idea of having ideas. You contemplate writing the editors of news articles and politely informing them of grammatical errors.  You’d love to be a part of a team that allows your creativity to flow freely. You are a creative writer and have other artistic skills such as visual design or video making. If you’re still reading and getting excited, we hope you’ll apply!

This Communications Specialist will be responsible for designing, developing and delivering internal and external communications, while promoting Shearer’s brand image to employees. In addition, this position would be responsible for a variety of activities within the communications team, including but not limited to: partnering with our Talent Acquisition team to support efforts for our content calendar, Shearer’s social media accounts, managing our internal communications portal and other communications projects as needed.

Our ideal candidate is a professional communicator who has expertise in digital culture, data analytics, exceptional writing skills, and a fine-tuned attention to detail and design. You must be a self-starter with sound social media knowledge and have advanced problem-solving skills.

This position is part of the Corporate HR team and reports to the Communications and Talent Acquisition Manager.

Your seat at the best snacks table:

  • Manage various internal communications projects and the company communications calendar
  • Ensure all communications are consistent, branded correctly and reflect Shearer’s strategic vision
  • Suggest, write and own information presented to employees
  • Assist with the development of recruitment content
  • Support and design collateral related to Shearer’s Values and company communications
  • Assist with strategic projects and special initiatives, as assigned

What You bring to the party:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a Communications (or related) role
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or marketing highly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation); strong eye for detail and design
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud products (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) and Canva
  • Prior experience managing company social media channels
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to remain flexible in the face of changing market forces and organizational priorities
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required

We offer a variety pack of benefits after 30 days:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate. 

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace:
Because at Shearer's, we’re all invited to the party!  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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