Manager, Global Internal Communications

Date: May 11, 2024

Location: New York City, NY, US

Company: Suntory Global Spirits

At Suntory Global Spirits, we craft spirits of the highest quality and deliver brilliant experiences to people around the world. Suntory Global Spirits has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Suntory Global Spirits is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Manager, Global Internal Communications  


The following position is open in New YorkUnited States.

What makes this a great opportunity?

Internal and employee communications is a critical enabler for the massive transformation of Suntory Global Spirit's ambition to be the World’s Most Admired Premium Spirits Company. Operating within the Global Corporate Communications team and Reporting to the Sr. Director of Global Internal Communications, the Manager Global Internal Communications will be responsible for working closely with corporate functions to deliver impactful internal communications programs to help inform and engage employees around the world.  The Manager will also play a pivotal role in supporting change communications across the enterprise, putting in place best practices and supporting transformation projects that support the company’s key priorities and growth strategy. The Manager serves as internal communications counsel to senior leaders, including members of Suntory Global Spirit’s Executive Leadership Team, and collaborates closely with colleagues on the Corporate Communications, Brand PR and in People & Culture teams to plan, develop and execute communication strategies.

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop and write engaging materials that provide context for employee audiences that support communications strategies and business objectives.
  • Serve as a trusted strategic communications partner to functional leaders, seeking to understand their business challenges and opportunities and developing communications strategies to support them.
  • Develop and execute communications strategies and programs that engage employees in the vision and direction of the company and the role their respective functions play.
  • Support content production including messaging, preparation of remarks and presentation materials for quarterly global all employee town halls as well as periodic functional town halls and meetings.
  • Support leaders in communicating organizational change and transformation initiatives so that employees understand the change and what it means for them, leveraging digital internal communications platforms as needed.
  • Partner closely with global and regional communications counterparts, supporting key projects and events within the Corporate Communications, including quarterly global towns halls.
  • As a member of the Corporate Communications team, stay apprised of all key internal communications initiatives and opportunities across functions, developing and sharing best practices.
  • Support broader communications team projects and initiatives as needed, taking an enterprise view to this position.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Collaborative style, works well in cross-functional teams.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.  Ability to work within a matrixed organization.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects and thrive in a rapid-paced, constantly changing environment.
  • Strong team player, eager to roll up sleeves and support broader initiatives as they arise.
  • Minimum 5 years corporate communications experience, especially employee and change communications.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, communications, journalism or related discipline.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 20% of the time, including global travel.
  • Office-based role with flexibility to work remotely up to 40% of the time.

The salary range for this role, based in New York, is $110,000 to $125,000, along with an annual bonus, 401K match, profit sharing, and medical and wellness benefits. The salary range is commensurate with the candidate’s location, experience, and skillset.

At Suntory Global Spirits, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Suntory Global Spirits is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

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