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PR & Media Relations Specialist (Contractor)


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  39303

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. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit



The Global Communications & Impact (GCI) team within Sealed Air is responsible for developing and executing strategic, integrated communications campaigns that support the company’s global narrative and reputation strategy.


The PR & Media Relations Specialist will work with the PR & Global Impact team to create content, support media opportunities and assist with managing and reporting through analytics software. This team has a heavy focus on communications related to Sealed Air’s global impact.


This is a contract position, with the potential to turn into a full-time role. The position reports to the Senior Manager of PR & Media Relations on the GCI team and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Charlotte, NC and/or remote.




  • Develop and pitch ideas that effectively position the company’s narrative and reputation strategy with media
  • Support media opportunities, including research, writing briefing books and interview logistics at global and regional (global) level
  • Plan and write content for internal and social media channels to promote select media and external communications stories
  • Manage day-to-day media monitoring and reporting through dashboards and analytics software
  • Review and update media lists




Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications
  • 3+ years of experience in public or media relations
  • Experience working with all levels and types of news media (print, digital, broadcast)
  • Knowledge of media monitoring and analytics software a plus (Cision, Power BI) with the ability to turn analytics into action
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to distill complex language and topics into clear and concise content


Additional Qualifications


  • Ability to work well on a fast-paced team and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with a history of results
  • Can work effectively with remote teams
  • Previous experience in a PR agency or corporate setting
  • Knowledge of ESG-related topics


Requisition id: 39303 

Relocation: No  

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Consulting, Media, Supply, PR, Service, Marketing, Operations, Research

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