Keurig Dr Pepper Communications Specialist in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Overview

The Communications Specialist assists with planning, coordinating, and executing Corporate Communications initiatives at Keurig Dr Pepper. This role will wear different hats on a daily basis – including managing processes and projects that support our corporate affairs agenda, tracking/analysis of media coverage, coordinating photo and video needs and looking for new ways to help the team work more strategically and efficiently. The ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have tangible experience in project management and organization.

What you will do:

  • Oversee robust project management for various communications programs and initiatives, including corporate reports and photography/video shoots, ensuring production schedule is adhered to

  • Contribute to strategic media relations outreach efforts, including drafting and editing spokesperson briefing materials and reporter backgrounders

  • Support company and industry media monitoring and reporting, finding ways to champion and share results across the organization

  • Manage the media relations inbox, filtering incoming requests and working with internal stakeholders to gather information for appropriate responses

  • Support development of corporate website and corporate social media content

  • Review opportunities for company awards and speaking engagements and support development of applications/submissions

  • Maintain regular database of up-to-date company statistics and accolades, ensuring consistent and accurate dissemination for use cross-functionally

  • Maintain enterprise-wide corporate communications and editorial calendar across all external communications platform channels, including tracking corporate events

  • Build relationships across the business to identify initiatives and story ideas to leverage in external communications


What you must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Communications, Journalism or English degree or equivalent required

  • 2-5 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.

Job ID 2019-5164

Function Marketing