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PR Manager, Amazon Alexa, Strategic Communications

PR Manager, Amazon Alexa, Strategic Communications

Job ID 
499345
勤務地 
JP-13-Meguro
掲載日 
2017-02-22
Company 
Amazon Japan G.K.
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon.co.jp has a unique opportunity for a highly intelligent, self-motivated, and creative public relations professional to join our PR team in Tokyo who would support the launch of new technology and devices in Japan market. As a PR Manager for Amazon Alexa and it related Echo devices, you will work with the Amazon Devices PR team and key business leaders to create, develop and execute communications programs designed to support soon-to-be-launched Alexa and Alexa-enabled devices including Amazon Echo.

Core Job Responsibilities:
  • Act as PR business partner to the device leadership teams
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholder teams in order to drive successful program launches
  • Drive proactive coverage for the Amazon device initiatives
  • Write press releases; pitch and secure top media, including print, broadcast and online outlets
  • Develop, build and maintain strong relationships with relevant media
  • Help manage external PR agencies as necessary
  • Successfully manage complex, fast-moving and unexpected communications challenges
  • Provide strategic counsel to executives

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years of consumer technology and/or developer PR experience
  • Experience managing media relationships, and a network of media contacts
  • Experience executing product launches, press tours, events and product reviews programs
  • Excellent communications skills (written & verbal) both in Japanese and English
  • Experience working at global companies

Preferred Qualifications

  • An entrepreneurial spirit, including ability to work independently and autonomously
  • A track record of successfully representing high-profile consumer technology products
  • Outstanding attention to detail, understanding of technology, and ability to communicate complex topics effectively
  • Passionate about excellence in writing and verbal communications
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment and is willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done
  • Strong judgment and the ability to respond quickly, yet thoughtfully, to urgent PR matters