PepsiCo Careers

Communications Manager (Speechwriter)

Purchase, New York
Advertising and PR

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 143132BR

Job Description

  • Supporting Sr. Director CEO Communications on researching and writing content, including speeches and talking points, for senior executives participating in external and internal speaking engagements.
  • Partnering with SMEs, business units, and communications leaders across sectors to develop appropriate content for senior PepsiCo executives.
  • Interacting with the PepsiCo Executive Committee and other members of the Senior Management team.
  • Working closely with other members of PepsiCo’s global communications leadership team to help shape corporate messaging and enhance corporate reputation in markets around the world.
  • Developing briefing documents to prepare senior PepsiCo executives for various engagements.


  • Experience writing speeches for high-profile public or private sector leaders preferred.
  • Strong writing skills and ability to write for a wide range of occasions and audiences.
  • Strong research skills and ability to find great stories that can bring a speech to life.
  • Collaboration and commitment to working across teams and functions to deliver top-tier results.
  • Self-starter who is excited about working directly with senior executive team to lift PepsiCo’s corporate communications to new heights and enhance PepsiCo’s corporate reputation.
  • Ability to manage multiple project simultaneously, write under strict time constraints and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong executive presence; comfortable and confident engaging senior leaders.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to understand organizational priorities and execute communications plans to achieve them.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Travel; 10-15%

Differentiating Competencies Required:

  • Experience writing well in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience writing for a high profile leader in the public or private sector
  • Executive presence and ability to engage with senior executives

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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