Communications Manager, AWS India

Communications Manager, AWS India

10 Jan
|
AMAZON INDIA
|
Gurugram

10 Jan

AMAZON INDIA

Gurugram

Job Description



AWS seeks a self-motivated, well-connected, and experienced public relations professional to join the AWS communications program in India. This role will help to drive a breadth communications campaign, telling the AWS story to a diverse audience including technology leaders and practitioners, business leaders, policy-makers and government officials, and the general public, through the core pillars of innovation, economic development, and social impact, with the themes of customer obsession, technical leadership, pace of innovation, and breadth of services, which are central to our story.



The candidate must have proven experience managing communications programs in India,





including extensive experience with project management. The Communications Manager will collaborate across the business to develop communications plans for earned and owned content, develop processes and best practices, manage issues, and to provide counsel and execute tactics in strategic communications situations. The role will also work with Indias business leaders to develop a communications program to share their expertise and thought leadership across platforms including social networks, media, and events.



The India PR team is responsible for the external positioning of AWS in the country, it amplifies the local launch of new AWS services and infrastructure, customer features, programs, and partnerships in a way that maximizes positive awareness locally. In addition to building a foundation with strategic corporate themes like inclusion & diversity, sustainability, infrastructure and community development, the team works on identifying and engaging with customers and partners using AWS services successfully, to share their stories in the media. The right candidate possesses extensive media relations and social media experience, is an expert at writing and disseminating news releases and customer/partner success stories, is experienced with issues management and crisis communications, can exercise high-judgment while acting quickly, and can lead communications strategy at events.



The Communications Manager works closely with matrixed regional and global PR, marketing, Public Policy and AR teams to develop messaging, PR strategies and plans. The ideal candidate is motivated by a highly creative and dynamic culture where the challenge of breaking new ground and redefining best practices is welcome. This role is based in Gurgaon or Bangalore, India and will require domestic and international travel.



Responsibilities:

Develop and execute effective communications strategies for AWS India through a sustained, strategic, program that supports local business growth

Create compelling content with customers and partners to generate powerful stories about the transformational impact of cloud technology in India

Write and edit press releases, pitches, PR plans, and related materials

Foster strong relationships internally with customers/partner and press, as well as externally with business stakeholders, and regional and global team members

Innovate launch processes for services and features locally, in alignment with a dynamic, pioneering cloud business, with a focus on breadth and impact.

Work with Public Policy teams to lead and respond to complex regulatory, business, and technology issues.

Develop and successfully manage relationships with key media, influencers such as technology bloggers, and AWS customers

Provide issues management counsel, and strategic advice to the business to help maintain AWSs reputation as a good corporate citizen in India

Amplify marketing events and initiatives, including AWS Summit and AWS re:Invent, with media relations programs including news announcements, one-on-one engagements with AWS executives, customers, and partners; and media education



About Amazon Web Services



For over 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the worlds most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 81 Availability Zones within 25 geographic regions, with announced plans for 27 more Availability Zones and nine more AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates. Millions of customersincluding the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agenciestrust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. To learn more about AWS, visit aws.amazon.com.



About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Amazon strives to be Earths Most Customer-Centric Company, Earths Best Employer, and Earths Safest Place to Work. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Career Choice, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Just Walk Out technology, Amazon Studios, and The Climate Pledge are some of the things pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit amazon.com/about and follow @AmazonNews.



BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of 10 years of public relations experience

Fluent written and verbal English

Experience working directly with customers, and developing their stories

Proven experience managing large projects

Extensive experience working with media, industry analysts, and other corporate influencers

Experience with Indian technology media



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Excellent written and oral communications skills

Team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done

Strong relationships and network of local media contacts

Strong strategic thinking, analytical, and organisational skills, while also staying on top of tactical execution

Relentlessly high standards

Outstanding attention to detail

Creativity and bias for action



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