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PR Manager, Consumer

PR Manager, Consumer

Job ID 
515356
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/22/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Marketing & PR
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon.com is seeking a highly intelligent, high-judgment, self-motivated and well-connected public relations professional to join our global communications team in Seattle, Wash. This individual will help lead high visibility public relations initiatives for Amazon Prime both in the US and around the world including supporting Prime Day in 13 countries.

The successful candidate should have demonstrated expertise in large scale events, working across multiple countries, media relations, leadership experience, as well as an entrepreneurial and goal-oriented approach. He/she should be a strategic thinker and enjoy working in a fast-paced, start-up culture.

Key Responsibilities:
· Act as a PR business partner to Amazon Prime team
· Drive proactive coverage for Prime Day and other global Prime initiatives
· Manage reactive media inquiries when necessary
· Support strategic launches
· Serve as a global liaison for Amazon Prime in other countries
· Write press releases; pitch and secure top media, including print, broadcast and online outlets
· Build excellent relationships with key media
· Collaborate with internal stakeholder teams to drive successful programs
· Deliver strategic communications counsel to internal executives on both short and long term challenges and opportunities
· Develop and manage strategic public relations programs that drive awareness of Amazon Prime’s core benefits and promises
· Effectively represent Amazon as spokesperson
· Successfully manage complex, fast-moving and unexpected communications challenges

Basic Qualifications

· Minimum of 10 years of public relations experience
· Bachelor’s degree required
· Expertise in consumer PR initiatives
· Working across geographies preferred
· Social media experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications

· High business acuteness: Exercise high judgment, particularly in narrow timeframes
· Work hard and smart
· Be a team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done
· Be creative, and think big: Develop creative, effective approaches to difficult communications challenges
·Creativity and the ability to develop fresh concepts for generating media coverage
· 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
· Possess an outstanding attention to detail
· Have a strong bias for action and standards so high most people would find them unreasonable
· Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

· Pay painstaking attention to important details