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Senior Communications Manager

Chicago, IL 60602
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Auto req ID: 236554BR Job Description The Sports and Fitness team is looking for a Sr. Communications Manager to join their team of four communications professionals. This role oversees the development and execution of successful internal and external-facing programs on behalf of Gatorade. Reporting to the Communications Director, the position will require strategic program development and oversight, cross-functional collaboration, and contribution to best-in-class communications programming. Specifically, this position will be responsible for leading the day-to-day planning and execution for Gatorades external communications priorities, inclusive of: Contributing to the development and execution of strategic brand communications that meet overall business objectives; plans which deliver earned media impressions Developing and managing communications for new product launches and brand campaigns Driving media relations and storytelling for the brand both proactively and reactively by cultivating positive working relationships with key members of the media including traditional sports, business, nutrition, lifestyle, and endurance Supporting the executive communications agenda and driving executions across earned and owned channels Developing strong relationships with key, cross-functional partners across disciplines including marketing, legal, consumer relations, R&D / Nutrition as well as other corporate communications colleagues Serving as a liaison with PepsiCo corporate communications to keep them informed of the business units ongoing internal & external activity Supporting the management of day-to-day agency partners Qualifications/Requirements 8-10 years communications experience; prior experience in sports and/or CPG is preferred Media relations expertise and strong existing relationships focused on sports, nutrition, and consumer verticals Outstanding leadership skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team Strong background in building communications program which drives business growth Strong interpersonal skills networking, relationship-building, cross-functional collaboration Proficient in the latest consumer and cultural trends; specifically as it relates to the sports world and our athlete target A sharp, creative, and consumer-centric point-of-view Considerable event management experience Proven ability to interact with and council executive leadership High proficiency in writing, creative thinking, multi-tasking, and collaboration Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and operate with agility Must be willing and able to conduct occasional travel 15-20% of the time Bachelors degree required; ideally in English, Communications, PR, or related field Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation Job Type: Regular All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","city":"Chicago","state":"Illinois
Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-09

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