Marketing/communications manager (Urbandale, IA)

Job Description:
The Scoular Co. Brand Marketing and Corporate Communications (BMCC) Group in Urbandale, IA, is seeking a Marketing/Communications Manager. The Marketing/Communications Manager will collaborate with members of Scoular’s BMCC group, commodity merchandising managers, support services managers (HR, legal, safety, etc.), and Scoular executives to create and update marketing and communication materials / initiatives to strengthen Scoular’s relationships with its stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and manage the creation and execution of marketing / communication strategy, objectives, and tactics in collaboration with internal Scoular “clients” to meet Scoular’s business objectives 
  • Maintain the content of the corporate website and Scoular’s individual business sites 
  • Support the company’s PR effort, writing and managing the distribution of press releases 
  • Identify, create, and/or maintain relationships with vendors to provide the BMCC Group with design capacity and production services

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication, marketing, or related field and a minimum of three years of experience in B2B agriculture / food marketing 
  • Experience in developing marketing/communication-related strategy, objectives, and tactics 
  • Excellent oral/written communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Self-directed and detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects and work under time constraints 
  • Proven skill in serving clients and working with others as a team 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
  • Some experience/exposure working with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop) 

The Scoular Company is an equal opportunity employer. To apply: