Sr Manager Government Affairs

Washington, DC, USA | PepsiCo

  • Industry:
    Food & Beverages
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Regulatory Affairs
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Build and direct strong, proactive, well-defined messaging resources (e.g., infographics, community engagement recap one-pagers, letters, PowerPoint presentations, etc.) to elevate and promote Government Affairs community initiatives and programs in the U.S that aligns with PepsiCo’s Winning with Purpose agenda and /or the jurisdictional priorities.

This includes developing an external quarterly U.S. PPGA newsletter which highlights PPGA’s stakeholder engagement, community programs, and noteworthy projects. Also, utilizing internal communications platforms (Yammer and PEPFeed) to raise awareness with internal associates of our community engagement from sponsorships, facility tours with local elected officials, and mini-grant donations.

Work closely with the Head of External Affairs to develop collateral materials that can be shared with local officials on PepsiCo’s relevant state activities and PepsiCo’s initiatives related to priority legislative issues.

Coordinate with regional business units working for groups on PepsiCo-specific messaging for Industry Days in various state capitols, City Halls, and trade association meetings.

Serve as an important conduit between Government Affairs and Communications to ensure there are a seamless partnership and collaboration on aligning any external communications.

Partner with Corporate Communications on seeking and securing local media opportunities to elevate PPGA North America’s community partnerships, as appropriate.

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Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree

7-10 years proven a track record in public policy, corporate communications or public relations field

Experience in the retail, consumer products Industry, or public affairs

Excellent written, verbal and advisory skills, including speech-writing and graphics experience

Proven project management skills, including the ability to manage several projects/events at once, and prioritize accordingly to deliver under tight deadlines

Ability to work across various functions and interface with senior-level executives

Understanding of and experience with media and digital communications tools

Willingness to travel as needed