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Executive Communications Lead, AWS

Executive Communications Lead, AWS

Job ID 
521072
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/7/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Sales, Advertising, & Account Management
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services is seeking an experienced communications leader with a passion for storytelling to lead executive communications and rhythm of business for AWS’ Vice President of Commercial Field Operations. In this role, you will develop and manage an internal and external communications strategy that drives the Vice President's business goals, and write strategic messaging and content that engages and builds credibility with employees, customers, and partners. The ideal candidate will be an effective leader and strong communicator with a passion for culture and community; a strategic thinker with solid business judgment; and a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment. This position offers an incredible opportunity to create high impact executive communications for one of the world’s leading brand.
  • Create an executive communications and rhythm of the business plan to drive the VP’s business goals
  • Develop strategic messaging for internal and external leadership communications, bringing the right information and insights into each communication initiative.
  • Develop communication content for a variety of channels, including (but not limited to) organizational emails, podcasts, videos, keynotes, and town hall meetings.
  • Create compelling, executive-level presentation materials (slides, scripts, messaging documents, videos, visuals and customer stories) for both internal and external speaking engagements
  • Orchestrate the main stage programming for the annual Worldwide Sales Kickoff event; create the storyboard, manage speaker lineup, and counsel speakers on presentation messaging.
  • Assist with writing strategic business proposals for new business opportunities. Assimilate inputs from leaders across the business to craft a compelling story with a singular voice, and manage the narrative development lifecycle from discovery through to final deliverable.

Basic Qualifications

  • 10+ years professional experience in high tech communications or PR, preferably managing executive communications
  • An exceptional writer, editor, and communicator with executive presence
  • A demonstrated ability to synthesize complex concepts, formulate a clear point of view, and write compelling copy.
  • Strong project management skills and experience, including managing internal stakeholders and external agencies, and multiple campaigns and projects at once
  • Ability to exercise high judgment, particularly in narrow time-frames.
  • Willingness to roll up one’s sleeves and get work done, even when it’s outside the scope of the job.
  • An agile, flexible individual with a “can-do” approach to managing ambiguity and a highly iterative creative process

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with writing for international audiences.
  • Experience planning, developing, editing, and delivering content for video, mobile apps, and digital channels
  • Experience developing communications for sales and/or customer-facing field roles