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Title:  Communications Manager, Information Technology

Requisition ID:  17889-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Information Technology
Travel:  No Travel Required

Role Summary
The IT Communications Manager for Graphic Packaging International, Inc. will collaborate with the IT senior leadership team to create, execute and manage a communication strategy that effectively promotes the team’s initiatives, technology enhancements and services within the IT organization and across GPI.


You will manage day to day communication activities across the IT organization, as well as lead communications strategies to support business transformation projects. A key responsibility will include creating compelling content that informs, inspires and mobilizes employees, drives culture change and enhances our IT brand.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create, execute and manage GPI’s IT Communications Strategy, including key messages, audiences, channels and operating rhythm
  • Lead executive communications plan for Chief Information Officer, including business updates, all hands meetings and roundtables.
  • Serve as strategic advisor to IT leadership team, including coaching IT leaders to improve their communications skills and create impactful messages
  • Develop compelling content to engage a diverse, global team of IT technology professionals, as well as GPI employees, including sourcing content and optimizing editorial workflow for maximum impact across channels and audiences
  • Build communications standards, processes and best practices to create, maintain and repurpose content
  • Create communications plans and materials to support significant organizational change projects impacting global IT processes, as well as Corporate and business unit functions, including:
  • Ensure alignment with Corporate Communications team and other functional groups

Core Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, English, Journalism, Business or related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • 5 years internal/employee communications experience in a large global organization
  • Strong storyteller; able to develop creative assets to support storytelling, including video, social media and online content
  • Strong business acumen, excellent core communications skills, including writing, verbal, leadership and interpersonal skill; demonstrated writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Demonstrated executive presence; collaborative team player, able to effectively interact at all levels of the organization, including senior leaders
  • Able to translate complex ideas into clear, influential communication
  • Experience communicating large transformation projects and change management skills a plus


Additional Skills

  • Proven results developing, implementing and sustaining communications plans/channels, including channel management and content generation
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills
  • Able to manage multiple projects with aggressive deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail with high standards for delivering quality work
  • Broad knowledge of strategic communications tools and digital technologies; outstanding skills in MS Office Suite; graphic design skills and knowledge of digital media tools a plus
  • Self-starter, strong initiative; enthusiastic, confident attitude; innovative and creative thinker with strong technical aptitude 
  • Knowledge of IT processes and infrastructure a plus

Required Experience




 At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. 

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. 

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference. 


 Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster

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