Senior Manager, Global Communications - Sustainability


Purchase, NY Remote / WFH Hybrid in Purchase, NY, Plano, TX or Chicago, IL

Full time


Sep 7

We are PepsiCo 

PepsiCo is one of the world's leading food and beverage companies with over $63 Billion in Net Revenue and a global portfolio of diverse and beloved brands. We have a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes 23 brands that each generate more than $1 Billion in annual retail sales. PepsiCo's products are sold in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo's strength is its people. We are over 250,000 game changers, mountain movers and history makers, scattered around the world, and united by a shared set of values and goals. We believe that acting ethically and responsibly is not only the right thing to do, but also the right thing to do for our business. At PepsiCo, we aim to deliver top-tier financial performance over the long term by integrating sustainability into our business strategy, leaving a positive imprint on society and the environment. We call this Performance with Purpose. For more information on PepsiCo Positive, learn more at

Your Accountabilities:

As the Senior Manager of pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) Global Communications, you will be focused primarily on proactive storytelling for pep+, PepsiCo’s strategic end-to-end business transformation with sustainability at the center of how we will create growth and value. From how we source our ingredients to how we make and sell our products, pep+ connects the future of our business with the future of the world.

You will interface with a number of senior executives, subject matter experts and cross-functional partners, while coordinating with global markets to story mine and manage storytelling around our pep+ strategy, key initiatives and content areas via a variety of channels including media relations, speaking engagements, annual reports, partner announcements and owned/paid content. 

*This is a hybrid role with flexibility to work remotely and in a HQ location including Purchase, NY; Plano, TX; Chicago, IL*

What it Takes to Thrive in this Role:

  • Self-starter mentality. Storyteller. Inquisitive by nature. Collaborative. Resourceful. Multi-tasker.
  • Comfort engaging with top-tier media and shaping, course-correcting and landing favorable media coverage.
  •  Exceptional time management, organizational and project management skills. 
  •  Ability to learn, assess and articulate complex topics and information in a compelling and concise way.
  •  Grace under pressure, executive presence and comfort around senior executives.
  •  Strong decision-making and resourceful, problem-solving skills.
  •  Highest-level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  •  Ability to embrace ambiguity and to be nimble given shifting priorities, new assignments and challenging business landscape.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • 8-10 years of experience in a dynamic news-making environment with proven experience in generating positive media coverage.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in environmental sustainability and crisis communications a plus
  • Saavy media engagement skills, including direct interaction with trade, consumer and business media.
  • Hands-on experience developing internal and external communications strategic plans and materials, including but not limited to press releases, media lists, pitches and message maps.
  • Excellent writing skills, particularly under tight deadlines and through a consumer, partner and employee consumption lens.
  • Deep understanding of the media landscape and interconnectivity between paid, earned, social and owned approaches. 
  • An awareness of the challenges facing global food and beverage companies.

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