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Internal Communication Specialist

Richmond, Virginia
7 Sep 2023

About Silgan Dispensing Systems:

Silgan Dispensing Systems is a growing global company with operations in over 10 countries where we develop dispensing solutions for iconic brands in industries like fragrance, healthcare, home/garden, cosmetics, and so much more. The dispensers we manufacture can be found on some of your favorite products. When you spray your kitchen counter, wash your hair, or put on your favorite cologne, there's a good chance you're using a dispensing product we make! We create innovative solutions for our customers and their consumers with strong aesthetic and technical performance with a focus on sustainability.

At Silgan Dispensing, you can expect an open and inclusive workplace with team members who are committed to our values: We are customer-oriented, innovative, driven to excel and sustainably focused and we work with each other as One Team creating safe and inclusive work environments where open dialogue is welcomed and valued.


  • Competitive 401k matching
  • Health, dental, short term disability and life insurance
  • Optional suite of additional benefits at reduced prices
  • Flexible work options
  • Paid vacation and holidays (12 scheduled and 3 floating)

Career Opportunity:

Do you want to come to work every day with teammates who are innovative, respectful, inclusive, sustainability focused, customer oriented and consistently striving for excellence? Do you want to help lead the way to become the world's leading dispensing company? In your own way, do you want to make a difference using your marketing communications gifts? Then Silgan Dispensing wants you!

Silgan Dispensing works with the world's most iconic consumer brands. To ensure the longevity of our iconic customers, we need the engagement of every single team member. Silgan Dispensing worldwide leadership has identified culture and communications as a company priority.

If you are passionate about clear, informed communications to motivate employees and delight customers, we are looking for you.

The Internal Communications Manager is self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and energetic. While experience handling both internal and external communications is desired, the primary focus will be on internal communications.

The ideal candidate sets high bars, strives to exceed expectations, and enjoys thinking outside of the box. The ideal candidate wants to be on a team focused on superlative outcomes that holds each member accountable.

Top candidates will be asked to create high-caliber content while operating in a fun, dynamic and fast-paced environment. Candidates must demonstrate highly developed organizational skills. In addition, candidates should be able to create relevant content that both engages employees, builds Silgan Dispensing brand awareness and creates customer loyalty.

The candidate must have experience with a wide variety of internal communications channels including newsletters, intranet sites, email, messaging plans, talking points, news releases, marketing collateral, digital assets, and presentations geared toward internal and external audiences.

The ability to communicate effectively in written and oral communications is a MUST.

Primary Functions & Accountabilities

  • Develop internal communications strategies
  • Support external communication strategies
  • Create communications strategies to build employee loyalty, brand recognition and enhance customer experience
  • Manage the ongoing communications efforts associated with internal branding, The Power of One and Silgan Dispensing Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Proactively identify new communications and brand-building opportunities applicable across the globe
  • Manage relevant update reports on internal communications
  • Receive and organize company-wide news and compose into organized and visually appealing employee news for email, Intranet, etc.
  • Prepare publication materials, employee communications, newsletters, bulletins, and informational materials for internal audiences
  • Attend weekly editorial meetings and deliver creative ideas for internal communications and social media
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to support clear, concise internal communications using best practices

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organization, project coordination and initiative
  • Understanding and demonstration of clear, concise communications
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Exceptional proofreading skills
  • Experience with writing and editing, including tailoring content to different audiences' needs and level of understanding
  • Adobe Suite experience required- frequent use of Photoshop
  • Strong Microsoft Excel/analytical skills
  • Ability to perform under tight deadlines and shifting priorities and can successfully navigate a fast-paced organization
  • Superior project and time management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of current trends in marketing, internal communications, employee engagement, digital and social media
  • Presentation and communication skills, including the use of visual or digital aids
  • Ability to assist with social media channels to deliver content
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to manage time effectively and multi-task without losing attention to detail
  • Ability to understand overall business communication needs and objectives, and apply them to a cohesive strategy
  • Must possess excellent verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Communications, Marketing, Business, Journalism, English, Public Relations or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-5 years of Marketing Communications, Communications or Employee Communications experience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, driven and self-reliant
  • Proactive, upbeat, and reliable team player who represents self and company in a highly professional and ethical manner
  • Hybrid position; remote work but must be willing to travel for occasional meeting

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  • Job Reference: 1108272818-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Silgan Dispensing
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application