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Sr. Content Manager

Sr. Content Manager

Job ID 
545252
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/12/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Editorial, Writing, & Content Management
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Job Description

Amazon’s Transaction Risk Management Systems (TRMS) team is looking for a Content Manager with experience leading high-performing editorial teams to deliver world-class content in a fast-paced environment.
  • Are you passionate about developing top talent?
  • Do you embrace the opportunity to present to senior leadership on behalf of your team?
  • Do you love thinking strategically about how to develop, manage, and govern large sets of content?
  • Do you enjoy finding and using metrics to drive improvements in content readability, discoverability, and usability?
If so, we'd love to talk to you about joining the TRMS Knowledge Management team.


The Role
You will lead a team of Content Developers who own the end-to-end documentation of operational processes, as well as messaging for buyers and sellers in Amazon's global marketplace. In partnership with your team, you will own the high-level content strategy for a large set of business groups.


You will manage a team of content developers to oversee deadlines, provide editorial guidance, and review content for voice, effectiveness and tone to maximize intended outcomes. You will work with other stakeholders to content team to fulfill requirements.

You must be able to work with a diverse group of stakeholders to understand content needs, and then work with your team to deliver high-quality content in a fast-paced environment. You must be comfortable balancing long-term strategy with short-term needs, and be able to provide regular updates to senior leadership.


The Team
The TRMS Knowledge Management team updates and manages help content, including standard operating procedures, to support global fraud and abuse operations. We use data to make decisions about our content, and we advocate for the investigator experience while balancing advocacy with the need for action. We measure success by having clear and simple help content that answers readers' questions before they arise.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 6+ years professional experience in Journalism, English, or a related field
  • Experience managing an editorial team or as a team lead
  • Must be comfortable presenting ideas to senior-level stakeholders, receptive of feedback, and quick to apply changes
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and able to manage multiple priorities well

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in related field
  • Self-driven and ability to be both strategic and execution oriented
  • Experience in localization best practices
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (Kanban, Scrum)
  • Experience with CMS