Communications Specialist

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: Communications & Public Affairs
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0006297
  • Experience Years: 3-5 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular
  • Remote Type: Hybrid

About the Opportunity

Driscoll's is seeking a motivated Communications Specialist to join our Global Deployment team. In this role, you will be responsible for three key areas: leading and overseeing the resource documentation intake process, completing design and layout duties for these documents, and providing support in file management and Spanish translations. This role reports to the Communications Manager.  Joining Driscoll's presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to our Global Research and Development team, shaping the future of berries. If you are a driven individual with a passion for effective communication, design talent, and meticulous attention to detail, we invite you to apply for the Communications Specialist position. Help us deliver high-quality solutions and make a significant impact in the berry industry. 


  • Lead and oversee the Resource Documentation Intake process, ensuring accurate and timely completion of all documentation requests. 
  • Review and proofread editorial content, department documentation, or other forms of written material as part of our document intake process. 
  • Facilitate translation requests for documents, coordinating with external translation services. 
  • Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and others, to create visually appealing layouts, designs, and graphics. 
  • Create and edit digital assets, including images, illustrations, and multimedia content, for Global R&D and grower-facing audiences. 
  • Collaborate with internal Global R&D teams and subject matter experts to gather necessary information and content for documents intake process. 
  • Ensure consistency and adherence to brand guidelines in all design deliverables. 
  • Content management: Implement and maintain a systematic file & digital asset management system. Ensure files are accurately categorized, labeled, and organized using a taxonomy framework. 
  • Ensure accuracy and translate written documents, including emails, reports, presentations, and other business-related content, from English to Spanish and Spanish to English. 
  • Assist as Administrator for Global R&D SharePoint intranet which includes SharePoint security, permissions, and development of Global R&D SharePoint sites. 
  • Demonstrate a results-driven mindset through effective time management and organization. 

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Communication, Marketing, Design, or related field with 3+ years’ work experience required. 
  • Demonstrated ability to set clear goals, prioritize tasks, and consistently deliver high-quality results. 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud applications. 
  • Mandatory: Fluency in Spanish and English (both verbal and written) with solid knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary. 
  • Intermediate experience with photography and videography, understanding composition, and familiarity with photo and video editing software. 
  • Strong understanding of file organization principles and experience in implementing and maintaining file and media asset management systems. 
  • Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Proficient in creating professional documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. 
  • Intermediate Design skills and file management skills required. 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • 2-3 years’ experience using Adobe Creative Suite (specifically with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premier Pro). 
  • Understanding of design principles, composition, and adherence to brand guidelines. 

Compensation & Benefits 

The following information is provided in good faith as a general description of the salary range and benefits for the position posted. The actual compensation offered to the successful candidate is dependent upon experience, skills, education, work location, internal pay equity, and other objective job-related factors. 

Salary Range estimated for the Communications Specialist role: $60,465.00 to $89,100.00 USD. 

Driscoll’s is committed to a culture of care and offers an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, and disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. Other benefits include: 401(k) with employer match, profit-sharing participation, paid sick time, paid vacation, paid personal and family care leave, and a free Employee Assistance Program (EAP). More detailed information regarding the benefits package, will be shared during the application process. 

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.

Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.