The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company, is headquartered in Hershey, Pa., and is an industry-leading snacks company known for bringing goodness to the world through its iconic brands, remarkable people and enduring commitment to help children succeed. Hershey has approximately 16,500 employees around the world who work every day to deliver delicious, quality products. The company has more than 80 brands around the world that drive more than $7.8 billion in annual revenues, including such iconic brand names as Hershey’s, Reese’s, Kit Kat, Jolly Rancher, Ice Breakers, SkinnyPop and Pirate’s Booty. For 125 years, Hershey has been committed to operating fairly, ethically and sustainably. Hershey founder, Milton Hershey, created the Milton Hershey School in 1909 and since then the company has focused on helping children succeed.
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Consumer Goods
10,000+ employees
Founded 1894

Making More Moments of Goodness

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Values

Togetherness, Integrity, Making a Difference, Excellence

Diversity & Inclusion

The foundation for our vision of global growth is a vibrant, diverse workforce. Our eight Business Resource Groups (BRGs) support every employee around the world with an inclusive work environment. We rely on these groups for finding and developing the kinds of talent, skills, knowledge and cultural awareness that will ensure innovation and success for The Hershey Company into the 21st Century. Hershey’s BRG’s include the Abilities First, African American, Asian, genH(Generations), Latino, Prism (LGBTQ and Allies Affinity Group), Veterans and Women’s group.

Benefits

Planning for a healthy future for you and your family is a team effort, The Hershey Company is committed to supporting you in that effort by ensuring our benefits are competitive and offer a wide range of valuable options to help you be well, plan for your future, and balance work and life. Our employee benefits programs that include the following:

  • Three options for medical coverage, including a HDHP with company funding for the Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Basic Life and AD&D coverage
  • Supplemental Life and Dependent Life
  • Onsite fitness centers
  • Progyny Fertility Benefits
  • Tobacco Cessation Program
  • Teladoc
  • Best Doctors
  • Vacation Purchase Plan
  • Ayco Financial Counseling
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • MetLife Legal Plan
  • Group Auto and Home Insurance Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • LifeLock

Culture

WE HAVE A UNIQUE AND VIBRANT CULTURE, AND STRENGTHEN IT WITH EVERY HIRE WE MAKE

“Being ‘One Hershey’ is about winning together and bringing our whole selves to work each and every day. We value the contributions that each individual brings through our different experiences and backgrounds. We are the sum of our experiences -- and our business and connections to consumers are enriched by it.” - Michele Buck, President & CEO

Working at Hershey is built on agile collaboration with a bias for action, openness to change and building together. If you’re decisive, enjoy smart risk taking and thrive on opportunity, Hershey is the place for you. If you have a desire to give back to your community or communities around the world, you’ll feel right at home here. We believe that success is better when it’s shared.

PRIDE IN WHAT WE DO

Giving back is not just a speech we recite at company meetings. We live it every day. Our long history of helping our communities stems from our founder, Milton Hershey. His success as a businessman enabled him to make a lasting contribution to society by helping those less fortunate. For nearly a century, the Hershey Trust Company has carried out this mission, administering the Milton Hershey School and serving the community of Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Today, our heritage of helping to prepare children for success in life is carried out through Nourishing Minds, our global commitment to providing basic nutrition for kids in need to help them learn and grow. This work is fueled by the creativity, skills and passion of Hershey employees around the world. We know we can make a meaningful difference by using our unique expertise in food production to help children in need focus on their studies rather than their stomachs.

Social impact

A Legacy of Making More Moments of Goodness : In 1894, Milton Hershey had a vision to create a product that brought people together and shared more goodness. Hershey is proud to advance the legacy of a purpose-driven founder who wanted to use his business to make the world a better place.

Today, that legacy lives on in our remarkable people and our iconic brands. It’s upheld every day in the way we make moments of connection and shared experiences that consumers love, help kids globally reach their potential, support cocoa-growing communities, minimize our environmental footprint and give back to Hershey communities.

As we reflect on the past 125 years and plan for the next, The Hershey Company is proud to carry on the legacy of our founder, Milton Hershey.

Opportunities at The Hershey Company