Director, Americas Region Communications

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  47731

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. We strive to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. That culture guides everything we do, including how we partner with our customers and suppliers, how we attract and retain top talent, and how we create and deliver value for our stakeholders. In 2023, Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and had approximately 17,000 employees operating out of 46 countries/territories and distributing products in 115 countries/territories around the world. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Summary:

Reporting into the Executive Director, Culture, Communications and Change Management, this role will be a critical partner to key stakeholders within the region and be responsible for designing, developing and implementing a broad and comprehensive communications strategy in alignment with regional business priorities and the company’s values, goals and culture. 

 

Key deliverables within this role include:

  • Serving as the primary communications advisor to the Americas President – supporting executive visibility opportunities, engagements and communications with the Americas region. 
  • Developing and implementing a broad and comprehensive communications strategy in alignment with key business priorities to effectively communicate the vision, mission and key messages.
  • Partnering with key stakeholders to ensure communications strategy and channels are effective in reaching our internal audience across all sites/location in the region.
  • Monitoring communications metrics and sharing key insights that help continuously improve the effectiveness of the communication strategy, campaigns, and initiatives.
  • Aligning communication strategy to SEE’s communication guidelines and industry trends/best practices.
  • Providing guidance and key messaging/communications pertinent to:
    • Sealed Air’s global brand and reputation strategy
    • New product development and innovation
    • Internal talent spotlights and stories
    • M&A activities
    • Crises and/or critical and/or business challenges/conditions - as applicable.   

 

What are we looking for?

Education & experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or a closely related field of study is required; Master’s degree is a plus. 
  • 10+ years of experience with direct responsibility for leading communications, stakeholder relations, and/or public/corporate affairs for a global brand or company.
  • Prior experience designing, developing and leading the implementation and management of a communications strategy tailored to an organization, business unit or function.
  • Prior experience working with executive level leadership, providing strategic counsel and guidance to develop a communications strategy aligned to business needs. 

 

Additional knowledge, skills & abilities that would make you successful in the role:

  • Inspiring and innovative storyteller with deep expertise in writing and content creation.  
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts and insights to a variety of audiences. 
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy; strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment  

 

***Sealed Air is an Equal Opportunity Employer***

Why work at Sealed Air?

  • We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture.
    • We have over 16K employees located in over 46 countries and territories globally who represent a broad diversity of cultures, languages, ethnicities, genders, and races.
    • We continuously strive to improve our workplace diversity in many ways and to understand and ultimately achieve a supportive, inclusive culture across the globe.

 

  • We are invested in developing our people.
    • Sealed Air invests in the development of its people through a number of initiatives such as an online learning portal, role-specific technical skills training, management and leadership training, executive succession planning, tuition reimbursement benefits, and early career rotation programs.

 

  • We offer competitive compensation and benefits programs.
    • We are committed to being externally competitive, internally equitable, and to differentiate rewards based on performance.
    • We review our compensation and benefit programs around the world ensuring they offer market-competitive compensation and meaningful benefits.
    • We believe that investing in our employees results in increased engagement, satisfaction, and retention, which in turn, supports the achievement of our business strategy to be a high-performing, world-class company.

Requisition id: 47731 

Relocation: No  

Sealed Air is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. Sealed Air prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the Sealed Air name or logo. Sealed Air will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.


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