PR Manager, Transportation

US-WA-Seattle
8 months ago
Job ID
500088
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Marketing & PR

Job Description

Amazon is seeking a highly-intelligent, high-judgment, self-motivated and creative communications professional to join our transportation communication team in Seattle. This individual will manage strategic external communications focused on sharing the stories about the individuals and businesses that help deliver customer packages for Amazon. Across the U.S., small and medium sized logistics and transportation companies are growing as a result of delivering Amazon parcels, and this PR Manager will support telling their stories to press and other external stakeholders.

The successful candidate should possess excellent communications skills, exemplary writing ability, exceptional initiative and a talent for collaboration. She/he should have experience working with national and local media outlets, and should demonstrate high standards under tight deadlines. Creativity and flexibility are a must.

Core Job responsibilities:
  • Brainstorm and craft strategic plans for creating a regular cadence of external stories focused on the individuals and transportation companies of all sizes that serve Amazon customers
  • Research and integrate industry news, trends and compelling angles into PR programs
  • Write, develop and manage approvals for news releases, media advisories, fact sheets and related media materials for Amazon’s operations business
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key national, regional, local and trade media
  • Effectively represent Amazon as a spokesperson
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
· Minimum of 6 years of public relations experience
· Ability to travel up to 30 percent of the time to Amazon buildings to support media opportunities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exemplary written and oral communications skills
  • Exercise high judgment, particularly in narrow timeframes
  • Think and communicate clearly – the ability to formulate a clear point of view on complicated issues and create a concise and well-written narrative to express it
  • Work hard and smart
  • Develop creative, effective approaches to difficult communications challenges
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done
  • Creativity and the ability to develop fresh concepts for generating media coverage
  • Pay painstaking attention to important details
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