Sr. Associate, Public Affairs and Media Relations

SC Johnson

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.

Position Details

Sr. Associate, Public Affairs and Media Relations
Southeast Wisconsin
Racine, WI

The Public Affairs and Media Relations Senior Associate will be a valued member of SC Johnson’s larger high-performing Global Corporate Affairs, Communications, and Sustainability Team. Reporting to the Vice President of Global Public Affairs and supporting the Global Public Affairs and Media Relations Manager, the ideal candidate for this role will be a passionate, quick, and creative copywriter and storyteller who aspires to learn more about earned and paid media strategy. The ideal candidate is proficient in media monitoring and editing written and verbal communications. If you are a grammar whiz and always ready with a clever turn of phrase – this job is for you! Our new teammate must be organized in tracking incoming media requests and building journalist distribution lists. The person in this role will be willing to jump in and help all functions of the larger communications team including media, digital, content, events, and community affairs.


  • Craft creative press releases about SC Johnson corporate initiatives. 
  • Edit written and verbal communications for external use. 
  • Utilize technology to assist in wide-ranging media monitoring. 
  • Track, organize, and research media requests. 
  • Develop relationships with key local, national, and global media. 
  • Pull media reports as requested by departments within the company. 
  • Work closely with the Global Public Affairs and Media Relations Manager on overall corporate reputation and strategy.


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Government, or related corporate field. 
  • Minimum of 2 years communication experience in corporate, government, and/or PR agency


  • Strong writing and editing capabilities.
  • Media database understanding is a plus. 
  • Basic Excel and PowerPoint Knowledge. 
  • Interest in world news and events. 
  • Team-centered attitude. 
  • Willingness to learn about all forms of communications. 
  • Knowledge in sustainability and public health is a bonus. 
  • Able to build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders 
  • High level of professional integrity and discretion


  • Full Time 
  • Remote work is available once a 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/adoptionleave, flexible work arrangements, vacation purchase options, recreation and fitness centers, childcare, counseling services and more.

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