Corporate Communications Manager in Plano, TX at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 8/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Corporate Communications Manager is responsible for contributing to the strategic development, coordination and implementation of corporate communications initiatives at Keurig Dr Pepper. With a primary goal of elevating and protecting the leadership and reputation of Keurig with external audiences, this person develops and executes corporate PR strategies and tactics that promote awareness and engagement among our target stakeholders; develops corporate messaging and assets; and supports issues and crisis communications.

**Please note, this job can be based in either Burlington, MA or Plano, TX.**

 What you will do:
  • Work with the Corporate Communications team in the strategic development, coordination and implementation of corporate communications and public relations programs at Keurig with a goal of protecting and promoting the reputation of KDP across all external channels
  • Lead collaboration with departments including Commercial, Marketing, Supply Chain and HR, including identifying initiatives and story ideas to leverage in external communications
  • Manage creation of communications materials, including messaging, Q&As, executive memos and other collateral, representing the corporate voice authentically
  • Support proactive and reactive media relations strategies for Keurig’s corporate initiatives, including serving as a company spokesperson and training of spokespeople
  • Support corporate issues and crisis mitigation and management, including working with Consumer Care and Social Media teams to develop response strategies for escalated consumer situations
  • Manage company speaking opportunities and awards, including researching opportunities and managing submissions
  • Partner with internal constituencies to create and embed consistent corporate messaging and storylines for multiple audiences, including internal communications, customer communications, learning and development and talent acquisition
  • Foster relationships with and provide day-to-day direction to external communications agencies and vendors


What you must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Communications, Journalism or English degree or equivalent required
  • 6+ years of public relations or communications experience – agency or in-house
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • Possesses clear ability to manage multiple projects at once while demonstrating strong composure and flexibility under tight deadlines
  • Team player, ability to build strong relations internally across functional areas and externally with vendors, suppliers, and other constituents
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, and ability to work independently
  • Commitment to company purpose and values
  • Ability to travel occasionally as required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)


Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.