PR Specialist

Job Title: PR Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Highly Competitive
Reference: MJBAJPRS2017
Contact Name: Kelvin Price
Contact Email:
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.
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


· 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


· 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