Brittany Ward has been promoted to Marketing Product Specialist at Sanderson Farms’ corporate office in Laurel.
Ward will be responsible for managing activities concerning products produced by Sanderson Farms, as well as coordinating the generation of customer specifications for all Sanderson Farms brand and private label products. She will work closely with the company’s sales team in developing point-of-sales material, sales presentations and proposals, as well as coordinating with the customer service, purchasing and quality assurance teams to ensure Sanderson Farms’ products and packaging are consistent with customer needs.
Ward began her career with Sanderson Farms as a Beginning Trainee in 2008 and has held various positions since then, including Sales Secretary and, most recently, Marketing Coordinator. As Marketing Coordinator, Ward provided support regarding product labeling to the company’s customer service and shipping departments. She also coordinated the company’s labeling program, which ensures product labels and packaging are compliant with USDA regulations and consistent with customer needs.
A graduate of Mississippi State University and the University of Southern Mississippi, Ward earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations, as well as a Master of Science degree in Public Relations. During her tenure at MSU, Ward served as a student member of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
Ward lives in Laurel, Mississippi, where she is a volunteer with United Way. Ward is also a former member of Jones County Young Professionals.