About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 08 - PR/Communications & Regulatory

Department: 08 - 03 - Media / Public Relations

Date Published: 19-Aug-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

The Sr. Specialist- Global Communications will work with the Global Internal Communications Lead to support the development and execution of the Company’s global employee communications strategy. This involves daily- weekly and monthly communications initiatives- managing the logistics and execution of global/corporate internal and external monthly- quarterly and annual events (i.e. town halls- global leadership convention- etc.) and oversight of global communications tools and channels.

Primary Responsibilities

Support the Execution of Global Internal Communications Strategy

  • Support the Global Internal Communications Lead to deliver effective and engaging employee communication routines to create an informed- collaborative and proud employee population that understands the Company’s Purpose- Vision and Values- strategic goals and how their work connects to the Company’s growth.

  • Work cross-functionally with the Zone Communications Teams and Key Functional Stakeholders to align on communication goals- channel strategy- and messaging.

  • Ensure consistent tone and messaging across all global communications- ensuring that key themes are represented as frequently as possible.

Ownership of Global Internal Communications Tools and Channels

  • Manage partner relationships with key communications tools vendors.

  • Develop internal communications channel management strategy and protocols for- but not limited to- the following tools and platforms:

    • KetchApp- our global employee engagement app

    • Polite Mail- our email tracking and analytics software

    • KHConnect- our global SharePoint site

    • Outlook- manage distribution of all global employee emails and event invites via shared company news mailbox

  • Work with global functions including- but limited to- HR- IT- Legal and Finance to draft and send communications to various segments of the employee population.

  • Maintain a calendar of upcoming global internal communications and advise on appropriate timing for messages.

Global/Corporate Event Support and Execution

  • Manage logistics and execution of global/corporate internal and external events- including:

    • Project management support of the global leadership convention - coordinating and planning all projects as assigned- keeping in mind budget parameters and the overall goal of the event.

    • Support global town hall webcasts and other internal events- including logistics- day-of management and content development.  

    • Event support and execution of Kraft Heinz’s booth and merchandise presence at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting.

Miscellaneous Global Internal Communications Support

  • Ensure global organizational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to employees and stakeholders.

  • Plan- edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums- including town hall presentations- organizational announcements- intranet copy and employee engagement campaigns.

  • Create and edit videos for all our internal communication platforms.

  • Design visual materials for our digital signage and other print mediums.

  • Ghostwrite and send messages or scripts from senior executives for presentation to employees in written or spoken form.

  • Ensure internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and across different departments of our organization.

  • Ensure internal communication messages are consistent with external communication messages.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven experience managing communications with senior stakeholders

  • Track record of successful event planning and execution

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of critical information

  • Strong organizational skills with close attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet demanding deadlines

  • Genuine desire to support colleagues across multiple departments- and ability to work effectively on a team by relating to a wide variety of personalities

  • General knowledge of various internal communications platforms- channels- and tools.

  • Basic graphic design- photo and video editing skills required to create internal communications content. Adobe Premiere experience preferred.

  • Vendor management experience preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity