Regional PR Specialist, Regional OPs PR (West)

22 Jun, 2022

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Regional PR Specialist, Regional OPs PR (West)

Amazon
Remote (MN)

Job summary
Amazon is seeking a highly-intelligent, high-judgment, self-motivated and creative
communications professional to join our Field Communications Team. As a Regional
PR Specialist, you will help manage strategic external communications for Amazon at
the hyperlocal level, specifically in MN, ND and SD. The ideal candidate would be
based in this geographic area with an ability to travel regularly to other Amazon sites
across the region, and have established relationships, or the ability to quickly establish
relationships, with local media, stakeholders, and community leaders. To be successful
in this role you will need excellent communications skills, exemplary writing ability,
exceptional initiative, and a talent for collaboration. You should have experience
delivering results with high standards under tight deadlines, and be comfortable and
confident as an on the record spokesperson and the face of Amazon in your territory.
Key job responsibilities
• Develop and manage the execution of external media engagement programs in cities
with Amazon sites, such as high-visibility building milestone events, community
donations with local elected officials, press facility tours and filming opportunities, and
other media relations activities• Deliver communications counsel to internal executives
on both short- and long-term challenges and opportunities• 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• Successfully manage complex, fast-
moving, and unexpected communications challenges• Build and maintain relationships
with key consumer and trade media – both national and local in audience• Effectively
represent Amazon as a spokesperson.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's degree
• 5+ years of public relations experience engaging directly with media
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Understanding of established and emerging social media platforms

• 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

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin,
gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or
other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request
an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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Job posted: 2022-06-22