Dairy West

What’s it Like?

Dairy West represents dairy farmers. We believe in the same grit and determination they do. Hard work and great reward is what drives members of Dairy West to explore new marketing and promotional opportunities for the dairy industry. With a geographical footprint which represents Idaho and Utah, our reach is far greater as we join local, national and global partners to find markets for dairy products at home and overseas. We are fast paced…evolving…growing… discovering – which all adds up to a pretty exciting place to be.

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Our Mission:

At Dairy West, we are passionate about the work we do on behalf of Dairy Farmers.

Our mission is to create a world where farmers and the dairy industry prosper and, together, build healthy communities around the globe. Our team is currently 20 strong and growing. Click here to learn more about who makes up the Dairy West team (our staff and board members).

Generally, the work that we do falls into two primary categories – those programs, events and relationships that Build Trust in dairy farming and dairy products and those that Build Demand for dairy products.

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Our Values:

Trust | Action | Stewardship

We believe that in order to do great work, it is essential to build trust – with each other, our farmers, our partners and the broader community.

In order to make an impact, we must take action. Our partnerships and programs are built on internal & external collaboration. We believe in engaging our community in positive, meaningful ways that make a difference.

Just as our farmers are stewards of their land and animals, we take oversight of the farmer investment seriously and pledge to make decisions that will drive the most value.

Our Work:

At Dairy West we believe in building partnerships, putting on events, and organizing programs to help achieve our mission. We also believe in employee development and optimization. Our team and work is divided into:

Innovation Partnerships:

Work with industry and community partners to build demand for dairy products, prioritize dairy research, and identify opportunities for workforce development. To achieve these goals we work with Dairy processors, Universities, and grocery stores. In this area we are focused on solving challenges related to hunger and helping retailers better understand dairy.

Marketing

Our Marketing team encompasses the work we do in communications (internal and external), farmer relations, and health and wellness. It is here that we focus on building trust through masterful communication and impactful programs.

Employee Engagement and Development

Developing our team is a top priority at Dairy West. We have a full time staff person dedicated to improving internal processes and identifying ways that our culture, our leadership skills, and our engagement can continuously improve.

Finance & Operations

No organization is complete without a team dedicated to the inner workings of the business. Our finance/operations team is engaged with all employees and focused on optimizing our processes to truly steward our dairy farmer investment.

Careers

Current Openings

Integrated Communications Manager

This position is based in Draper, UT

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to info@dairywest.com. Please reference this open position in the subject line. 

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Integrated Communications, this position utilizes
traditional and digital communications skills to showcase our regional dairy farming and nutrition stories
to a variety of audiences through creative and impactful communication initiatives. This role supports
dairy farm family outreach and communication efforts, by working in a cross-functional environment.
The key responsibility of this position is to create content that will resonate with our various audiences
and help Dairy West achieve its mission.

The Communications Manager values teamwork and exhibits strong organizational skills, self-motivation,
and attention to detail. This position promotes cross-team collaboration and demonstrates a
solution-based, innovative approach to all work. Additionally, the Communications Manager embraces
diverse responsibilities, is open to regular feedback, and adapts to change with ease and enthusiasm.