PR Community Specialist

Description

Amazon is seeking a highly intelligent, high-judgment, self-motivated and creative professional to join our communications team.

This individual will build relationships with local stakeholders, acting as a liaison between the Amazon fulfillment center and the community. This individual will also take a lead role developing site-specific communication programs for employees, working closely with the site's General Manager, operators and human resources teams.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to connect the Amazon fulfillment center in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to the local community;
  • Take a lead role communicating about Amazon with both internal partners and external audiences;
  • Develop site core messages, auditing and revising them often, for both internal and external consumption; and
  • Lead internal communications efforts at the site for teams of hundreds of employees.

Proven ability, willingness, and desire to…

  • Exercise high judgment, particularly in narrow time frames;
  • Speak and present to large groups of stakeholders;
  • Develop local community relationships;
  • Think and communicate clearly – the ability to formulate a clear point of view and create a concise and well-written narrative to express it;
  • Work hard and smart;
  • Roll up sleeves and get work done, even when at times it's outside the scope of the job; and
  • Pay painstaking attention to important details.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of public relations experience;
  • Bachelor's degree;
  • Professional writing experience in PR, internal communications, or a related field; and
  • Experience working at local levels on grassroots campaigns and with external audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and presenting skills are a must.
  • Communications and media relations experience with distribution, operations, Internet and/or technology is highly preferred.

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