Communications Director Job in Richmond, VA at Dispensing Systems

Job Description

About Silgan Dispensing System

Silgan Dispensing is a global manufacturer of packaging solutions that help brands enhance lives. Our broad portfolio of trigger sprayers, pumps, fine mist sprayers, and closures are used by iconic brands across personal care, beauty, fragrance, home, garden, healthcare and beyond.

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, the Silgan Dispensing team includes approximately 6,000 employees across North America, South America, Asia and Europe. We are proud to have created a diverse workforce that is innovative, sustainably focused, respectful, inclusive, driven to excel and customer oriented — held together by the belief that we are best when we work as One Team.

Our culture of engagement, collaboration and accountability is what enables us to be the dispensing partner brands rely on to grow their business.


The Communications Director is a key leadership position, with responsibility for leading internal and external communications strategy and marketing communications execution for the business. The role will work directly with the company’s president, Marketing and HR leaders to play an integral part in the strategy, development, and deployment of all employee engagement, company branding, and product/capability marketing activities. The ideal candidate will be a strong collaborator and player-coach, with advanced communications experience and strong thinking skills .


The opportunity to contribute to the success of the business is significant through effective communications that align the global team to deliver on the company’s market positioning and to properly position the company’s products with customers.

Marketing Communications: You will partner with Strategic Marketing on the strategy, development, and deployment of powerful product and capability marketing positions and selling tools.

Marketing Communications

Selling Tools

Trade Shows

Marketing Campaigns

Corporate Communications: You will collaborate with the Lead Team on key content, programs, and strategies that drive strong internal employee engagement, alignment to the company’s market positioning and build Silgan Dispensing’s external brand.

Company Branding Strategy

Brand Stewardship

Employee Engagement

Employee Tools

Communications Functional Leadership: You will lead and manage the communications function, including primary ownership of all agency relationships, budgets, and company messaging tools.

Communications Tools

Company Assets

Agency/Vendor Relationships


Company Meetings

Job Requirements:

A successful candidate will be dynamic, flexible, creative, and collaborative. This position requires high levels of communication expertise, strategic agility, business acumen, and executive engagement.

Bachelor’s degree and 8-10+ years of marketing, communications, public relations and/or project management experience required

In depth understanding of PR and media vehicles, agency relationships, and communication mediums

Propensities to act with a sense of urgency, take ownership of work, and accept accountability

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent strategic thinking skills

A willingness to engage with multiple team members to understand how the company impacts a customer’s business

Strong organizational, project, and budget management skills

High capability to develop and create new initiatives for the brand, products, and employees

Ability to influence and partner with people from various functional areas with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and approaches

Multi-cultural and global experience a strong plus

Willingness to travel domestically and internationally 10% of the time


About the Company

Company: Dispensing Systems

Company Location:  Richmond, VA

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About Dispensing Systems