Amazon is looking for a Senior Policy Communications Manager to support its business across Europe. We are looking for an experienced communications specialist who will thrive in a fast-paced environment.
The role requires a high-judgement, self-motivated communications professional. The Senior Policy Communications Manager will be responsible for working on initiatives which support Amazon's European policy objectives and be a key team member of the EMEA issues management team.
The role could be based in a number of locations, including Brussels, Luxembourg, London or Munich.
Working closely with other members of the corporate communications and public policy teams, the successful candidate will have extensive experience in managing European policy issues, and a strong knowledge of European public affairs.
Media relations experience is essential.
Key tasks will include :
Working in close collaboration with internal teams, notably in Brussels and in European capitals
Issues management and development of initiatives in support of Amazon’s European policy goals
Developing messaging and speaking points for external communications opportunities
Effectively representing Amazon as a spokesperson
Building excellent relationships with the public affairs community and media
Aligning with the EMEA and the US communications and PP teams to ensure company-wide policy communications
Creating and maintaining both reactive and proactive communication materials
10+ years media relations and public affairs experience
Excellent understanding of European public affairs and media landscape, and strong relationships across European media
Exercises high judgement, particularly in narrow time frames
Excellent communications skills in English (oral and writing)
Enjoys working with international business and PR teams
Able to multitask and prioritise own workload
A team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done
Able to communicate effectively with internal stakeholder teams
Develops creative, effective approaches to varied communications challenges
Possesses outstanding attention to detail and relentlessly high standards
Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
Ensures an integrated communications approach, considering all audiences and communications channels
Thinks big and has convictions
Is action and results-oriented
Has the ability to find simplicity in complexity
Is able to grasp technical operations