• Sr. Specialist Internal Communications

    Job Location US-AZ-Phoenix
    Department
    Store Support Staff (Corporate/Field Support)
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Requisition ID
    44736
  • Overview

    Sprouts Farmers Market is looking for a detail-oriented, results-driven senior specialist to join its growing corporate communications team. This individual will champion internal communications for the company, planning and executing effective employee communications campaigns, projects and tactics designed to inform team members about company initiatives and drive engagement among our store teams. The senior specialist will juggle a myriad of topics - from company policies to products & promotions to team member recognition. This position requires a significant amount of writing and editing, as well as strong verbal communications skills. It is an exciting role for someone who is passionate about good writing, and can effectively determine which company information should be shared when for maximum impact on key audiences.

    Essential Functions

    • Serve as a strategic communications partner to internal stakeholders to develop communications strategies and tactics that support their business objectives
    • Partner with executives and departments across Sprouts to learn about important company initiatives; write clear, compelling content for more than 28,000 team members
    • Tailor information for various internal audiences, ranging from corporate leaders to team members in our stores and distribution centers; develop engaging and on-brand content with clearly differentiated writing styles based on audience and message
    • Make complex information easy to understand; grab readers’ attention by livening up required messaging about Human Resources, company systems and more
    • Manage robust internal communications content calendar
    • Develop and manage content on team member portal; synchronize updates and organization to align with company priorities
    • Work closely with external communications and marketing teams to align content and company messages
    • Plan high-profile company meetings, including logistics to presentation content for senior-level executives
    • Work quickly and precisely under tight deadlines, and prioritize and manage multiple projects at one time
    • Think creatively; leverage infographics and video as needed for presentations and other communications vehicles
    • Contribute to the ongoing evolution of internal communications at Sprouts; push the envelope; ideate usage of social media to reach broad and diverse team member population

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism, public relations, English, creative writing, marketing or a closely related field
    • 5+ years of professional writing/communications experience in a corporate communications, agency or related setting
    • Excellent writing and editing skills and a passion for writing required, including knowledge of AP style
    • Positive attitude and ability to roll with the punches; sense of humor a must
    • The ability to problem-solve and effectively collaborate
    • The willingness to role up your sleeves and dive into basic tasks when needed as well as take on leadership roles to champion new ideas or processes
    • A proficiency and technical ability in using computer and software systems including MS Office Suite

    Benefits

     

    In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

    • Competitive pay
    • Opportunities for career growth
    • 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
    • Flexible schedules
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:
    • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
    • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
    • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
    • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

    Why Sprouts

    Grow with us!

    If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.

     

     

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

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