Amazon Video PR Manager

5 months ago
Job ID
Amazon Digital Services LLC
Position Category
Marketing & PR

Job Description

Amazon has spent nearly two decades revolutionizing the way we consume digital entertainment and now, as an Emmy, Golden Globe and Oscar-winning studio, Amazon is changing the way movies and series are made and consumed. With this success, Amazon Public Relations is looking for a talented PR Manager to help us make history.

If you are a highly-intelligent, high-judgment, self-motivated and creative public relations professional with a depth of experience and/or interest in digital entertainment: we’d love to meet you. As a PR Manager you will lead high visibility public relations initiatives for Amazon Prime Video in the US.

This opportunity sits alongside the global communications team in Seattle, WA.

Core Job responsibilities:
· Drive Amazon’s digital video narrative in the press and manage all external facing digital video messaging for the US
· Handle incoming press inquiries and create programmatic plans for proactive press outreach for Prime Video
· Act as the PR business partner for the digital video leadership teams
· Work with original series and movies teams in LA to promote Amazon Originals on Prime Video
· Write press releases, pitches and PR plans
· Manage PR agencies
· Manage external speaking opportunities for Prime Video
· Successfully manage complex, fast-moving and unexpected communications challenges

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years of PR experience
  • Specific PR experience required in digital entertainment PR, consumer tech, TV or movies PR, and/or corporate communications for a studio or digital entertainment company
  • Experience managing media relationships, and a network of media contacts
  • Experience executing product launches, press tours, speaking engagements and driving an overall product narrative and PR plan
  • Experience media training execs and providing them with strategic communications council

Preferred Qualifications

  • An entrepreneurial spirit, including ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Outstanding attention to detail, understanding of digital entertainment and technology as well as the ability to communicate complex topics effectively
  • Passionate about excellence in writing and verbal communications
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment and is willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done
  • Strong judgment and the ability to respond quickly, yet thoughtfully, to urgent PR matters
  • Experience working with international teams
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