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Manager, Global Issues Management

Racine, Wisconsin

Category: Communications Job ID: 26297

SC JOHNSON IS A FIFTH-GENERATION FAMILY COMPANY BUILT ON THE SPIRIT OF OUR PEOPLE. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building iconic brands that win the hearts and minds of consumers – such as Raid®, Glade®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country around the world. Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Join our winning team of Wave Makers and Go Getters and help us write the next chapter in the SCJ story.


As an essential member of the high-performing Global Corporate Affairs, Communication, and Sustainability team, the Manager, Global Issues Management is responsible for strengthening SC Johnson’s corporate reputation. Reporting to the Global Media Relations and Issues Management Director, the person in this role will have an innate ability to foresee wide-ranging issues on the horizon and communicate those to a cross-functional team. In this role, you wil dig into the issues ecosphere and keep a pulse on many topics at once, without getting overwhelmed. We’re looking for someone who can take complex problems and boil them down into succinct messaging for internal and external stakeholders and not be afraid to quickly share their counsel.


  • Craft quick, clear, and expert messaging for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Leverage trade association relationships to better understand the issues CPG companies face.

  • Spot issue trends and appropriately escalate and counsel.

  • Work closely with agency partner on issue reports.

  • Keep a pulse on international news.

  • Provide crisis support on crisis management needs, as appropriate.

  • High level of professional integrity and discretion


  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, or related field with 7+ years communication experience in corporate, government, PR agency or related field, or advanced degree in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, or related field with 5+ years of communication experience in corporate, government, PR agency or related field

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US.


  • Advanced degree a plus

  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Crisis/Issues communications experience in an agency environment is preferred. 

  • Consumer packaged goods experience is a bonus.

  • Strong ability to multi-task and juggle several issues all over the world, at the same time.

  • Understand the difference between an issue (and how to operate day to day) and a crisis.

  • While part of a team, this role should be a self-starter.

  • Able to build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.


  • Full-time onsite in Racine, WI

  • Remote work is available once per week for eligible employees.


SC Johnson’s total compensation packages are at or above industry levels. In addition to salary, total packages may include bonuses, long-term incentives, matching 401(k) contributions and profit sharing based on company profitability, job level and years of service. As a family company, we’re committed to providing benefits such as subsidized health care plans, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, flexible work arrangements, vacation purchase options, counseling services and more.


Inclusion & Diversity

We’re a global business, with people from every culture, ethnicity, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age and ability. We recognize the breadth of human experience, and we work to celebrate it. It is our goal to build a diverse, inclusive and supportive work environment where all people can thrive.

We’re committed to ongoing efforts that help us attract, hire, and retain diverse talent who want to build a positive, inclusive environment. Read more about our ongoing initiatives at

Better Together

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

Accommodation Requests

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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