Public Policy & Government Affairs Associate Manager

Job Description

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Job Description

The Government Affairs Associate Manager at PepsiCo will be responsible for the following accountabilities and will report to the Director, Stakeholder Engagement and External Affairs.

  • Support the development of strategic briefing documents for the CEO and senior executive team to inform and guide engagement with government officials and other key global stakeholders; ensure work product is informative, clear and aligned with broader business initiatives
  • Collaborate with global colleagues to help outline the Public Policy & Government Affairs (PPGA) team’s strategic objectives and progress on key policy issues through slide decks and memoranda for the CEO, Board of Directors and other key senior executives
  • Manage the development of infographics to help PPGA tell the PepsiCo story and explain complicated issues to key stakeholders
  • Leverage knowledge of public policy and government affairs to track and analyze global issues and how they may impact PepsiCo’s business and PPGA’s strategic agenda
  • Represent PepsiCo’s business/policy objectives and corporate narrative at events and in meetings with global stakeholders
  • Drive and promote knowledge-sharing within PPGA through regular communication with global colleagues and using digital tools (e.g., CRM systems, policy-tracking systems)
  • On an ad-hoc basis, supplement PPGA projects and act as a force-multiplier for the function’s activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., government, public policy, communications)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an applicable professional capacity
  • Exceptional written and visual communication skills, including editorial experience
  • Passion and interest in public policy and government affairs
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work under a tight deadline with minimal supervision
  • General knowledge of global public policy issues, trends and business challenges, ability to analyze policy and legislative/regulatory proposals a plus
  • Ability to translate public policy issues for different audiences (e.g., executives, business, external stakeholders)
  • Critical attention to detail
  • High level of organization and project management abilities
  • Ability to voice opinions fearlessly and bring a new perspective to the organization
  • Creativity
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to collaborate with all levels of an organization in support of defined objectives
  • Experience working with global offices and as part of a matrixed organization
  • Working knowledge of U.S. politics and key DC-based stakeholders (e.g., councils, think tanks, associations)
  • Skilled or willing to learn: PowerPoint, InDesign, SharePoint, Excel, Tableau
  • ​This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States



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

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