Content Manager- AWS Institute

Description

The Amazon Web Institute seeks an energetic, results-oriented content manager in Washington, DC to develop content for private roundtables convening though leaders and developing innovative ideas and action plans around using technology to advance the public sector globally.

Responsibilities include developing strategies and programs specific to the Public Sector market/ecosystem, business value and methods of addressing big problems with simple solutions. An ideal candidate will have a combination of strong presentation skills; proven record in driving diverse members in a coalition, experience in the public sector, interacting with officials; drive to achieve; and a natural inclination to focus on and deliver detail driven work. Success criteria for this position will be based on delivered impact of innovations on the public sector market. The position also requires a strong acumen around key policy issues.

The Content manager will support the institute's efforts to convene public sector leaders to understand and use technology to advance the public sector. You will build event programs for the AWS Institute in our key areas including government transformation, smart cities, cybersecurity and safety, education and workforce development agribusiness, environment and sustainability,

This is a highly collaborative role –you'll work closely with the AWS sales, public policy, and marketing teams to align priorities and work programs. You will construct agendas, and source and curate content on a range of topics including economic development and job creation, government digital transformation, privacy and security, education and workforce development. The ideal candidate is an efficient and hands-on strategic thinker who thrives in a fast-paced, high-volume production environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop repeatable and scalable event programs for startup technical leaders and developers
  • Construct event agendas, source and curate content, working closely with internal teams
  • Research topics to identify key sector leaders, influencers and trends shaping the sectors
  • Lead content development for Program managers to implement in each region
  • Measure, analyze, and report on results of events to iterate and improve
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and proactively to solve problems
  • Ability to communicate and demonstrate successful models of technology applications
  • Requires the ability to travel up to 35% domestic and international.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Master's degree in marketing, business, technology, or relevant field of study
  • 10+ years of relevant experience and a successful track record developing and executing project developments and/or content campaigns that generated measurable results
  • At least 10 years experience with measuring, analyzing, and reporting results of content development
  • At least 10 years of leadership and project management skills, with experience gaining consensus and securing deliverables from individuals inside and outside of the organization
  • At least 10 years of experience of high-volume content production or program management, and building efficient processes/workflows
  • At least 5 years of writing, editing, and proofreading skills are an absolute must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in international business development with the public sector
  • Passion for the public sector and technology subject matter
  • Experience creating event programs for non-technical audiences
  • Analytical tendencies with a natural curiosity to measure, test, learn and iterate in order to get the best results possible
  • Experience in emerging markets
  • Positive outlook, and always willing to Think Big and try something new
  • Further proficiency in French and Spanish would be an asset

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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