Pinnacle Foods

  • Communications Specialist

    Location US-NJ-Parsippany
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  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


    The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.


    The Internal Communications Specialist is responsible for driving and executing internal communications strategies across all platforms. This role will collaborate closely with HR, senior leaders, and cross-functional teams to develop and deliver engaging written and visual communications that support the Company’s goals, objectives and values for a variety of internal audiences.  May support external communications as needed.




    1. Support key internal communication platforms to ensure the flow of Company information to stakeholders:
    • Pinnacle Pantry (Intranet)
      • Accountable for ensuring the site is up to date to be a key resource for employees to access company information.
      • Engage with employees and senior leaders across functions and sites to solicit content for publishing.
      • Write and post content for intranet.
    • Town halls
      • Support the execution of quarterly town halls, including presentation support, A/V oversight and Q&A management.
    • Local TVs & posters across sites:
      • Liaise with designated Communication Champions at each of our locations ensuring they receive local postings to display.
      • Prepare PowerPoint slides to display company information on TV screens in all sites.

    2. Lead the planning and execution of key annual programs:

    • Annual volunteerism program Pinnacle ACTS (Action Changes Things)
    • Annual Company Award Program - Winning Moments

    3. Provide communication support for HR functions and programs:

    • Benefits:
      • Monthly benefits flyers for employees
      • Oversee quarterly newsletter development
      • Support annual open enrollment communications
    • Talent Development
      • Draft communications to support core Performance and Talent Management processes (OGSMs, Mid-Year, Talent Review, Year-End)
    • Talent Acquisition
      • Support the key employer branded sites by ensuring content is kept current (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Careers Site)
      • New Hire & Organization Announcements

    4. Support internal communication for key Company initiatives.




    Must have:

    • Minimum 2 years of experience working in communications field.
    • Strong attention to detail, including grammar, spelling, formatting of messages, etc.
    • Experience successfully managing projects 
    • Ability to hold others accountable to meet deadlines.
    • Exercise sound judgment regarding content selection.
    • Self-starter
    • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast paced, highly matrixed and dynamic environment.
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Work & PowerPoint)



    • Experience working in Corporate environment.
    • Experience using publishing software/content management systems.
    • Experience using Photoshop or other image and video editing software. 
    • Experience with Corporate Health & Welfare Communications.


    • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Communications, Journalism or similar.

    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.





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