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PR Specialist

Job Title: PR Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Highly Competitive
Reference: MJBAJPRS2017
Contact Name: Kelvin Price
Contact Email: amazonjobs2016@gmail.com
Job Published: January 24, 2017 12:50

Job Description

PR Specialist London

Amazon UK is seeking a smart, self-motivated and creative individual for the role of PR Specialist, working on Amazon Devices and services, including Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Appstore.
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The role involves working closely with a Senior PR Manager and retained PR agency to create campaigns which demonstrate the key features of Amazon Devices; helping develop and manage proactive PR projects to drive awareness our products and services, as well as day-to-day press office activity.
Able to work at internet-speed, you will have a track record of working on major campaigns, a high level of creativity and extensive experience in dealing with consumer and technology media.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

· Planning proactive campaigns and delivering clear, results-focused reports linked back to objectives
· Working with external PR support to develop and implement proactive PR plans fir hardware products
· Using product and service features to develop and execute creative PR campaigns
· Proactive and reactive media relation
· Building and maintaining strong relationships with key media contacts
· Tackling complex, fast-moving and unexpected communications challenges

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· At least five years agency or in-house PR experience
· Experience with working with major brands, preferably in the consumer technology sector
· Media relations experience in representing high-profile consumer brands, either in-house or agency
· Experience in dealing with consumer media, including news, technology and broadcast
· Knowledge of the consumer technology sector

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· A demonstrated feel for what works for a consumer technology brand
· Knowledgeable about media topics and trends, with the ability to marry with our products and services for maximum PR benefit
· Proactive—enjoys taking responsibility and making things happen
· Desire to work with the media proactively to generate awareness of Amazon Devices and services
· Creative—able to develop hooks/angles/campaigns that will be of interest to press
· Strong written and verbal communications skills
· Strong attention to detail
· Willingness to work hard and roll up sleeves to get work done, even when at times it is outside the scope of the job
· Adaptable and able to work in a corporate environment
· Able to inspire agencies to deliver