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Communications Senior Representative

PepsiCo Inc.


Location:
Plano, TX
Date:
04/11/2018
2018-04-112018-05-21
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Auto req ID: 141599BR
Job Description

PepsiCos Frito-Lay division is seeking an enthusiastic public relations professional to join its communications team. This highly visible position will be responsible for day-to-day planning, editorial scoping, execution and measurement of Frito-Lays social media/digital community management efforts. This role requires a high level of strategic thinking, independent decision making and ability to partner with other communications team members and cross-functional partners to drive results. The ideal candidate must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. He/she also must possess a deep understanding of existing and emerging social media/digital channels, including trends and analytics; excellent written and verbal communications skills; and, a strategic and creative mindset.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Serve as lead community manager for all Frito-Lay social media channels, responding to consumer comments and queries in a timely manner, as a way to help build a community of brand advocates online
  • Set and implement engaging social media campaigns that align with corporate reputation/brand-building strategies
  • Develop engaging copy for a variety of social media channels
  • Organize and participate in events to build social media community and boost brand awareness among influencers
  • Liaise with a variety of cross-functional partners to stay updated on company initiatives and new products that can be shared through social media channels
  • Stay up-to-date with digital technology/social media trends
  • Lead regular digital training sessions, provide best practice communications, develop and update digital guidelines/checklists per PepsiCo and FTC requirements, and create training materials, as needed
  • Build and implement paid social media campaigns that align with Frito-Lay/PepsiCo business/reputation efforts
  • Monitor for potential issues or opportunities, collaborating with PR colleagues and cross-functional partners to develop response plans, as needed

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree required, preferably in communications, journalism or business
  • 4+ years of previous experience managing digital and social media programs
  • Strong understanding of social media, including new and emerging channels
  • Proficiency with social media/digital analytics tools and processes to lead community management efforts (e.g., Spredfast, BrandWatch)
  • Professional demeanor with the ability to represent the company among a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to develop materials under extremely tight timelines, and communicate clear messages in 280 characters or less
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated results with program development and project management from beginning to end
  • Team player who works well among a diverse team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Accurate and detail-oriented
  • Sound judgment and independent decision making
  • Openness to feedback
  • Innovative with willingness to offer new ideas
  • Strong understanding of PepsiCo/Frito-Lay and the broader consumer packaged goods industry

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

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

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