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Consumer PR Assistant, Amazon UK

Amazon

London, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Amazon is seeking a talented and driven PR Assistant to support its busy Consumer PR team. The successful candidate will already possess 1-3 years’ experience of either agency or in-house PR and will be looking to further this by gaining broad experience in the running of Amazon’s in-house PR team through a competitively-paid contract. You will be responsible for supporting the Consumer PR teams, acting as a media liaison, developing and delivering the PR strategy through high-profile projects and events as well as coordinating the daily administrative tasks of a press office. You will have the opportunity to work with our international PR teams and PR agencies as well as build your media contacts book.

Responsibilities include:

· Supporting the Consumer PR Managers in daily administrative tasks including acting as a first point of contact for journalists, managing and responding to inbound media contacts, writing and distributing press releases and statements, managing databases, compiling reports, and coordinating updates with international colleagues
· Supporting Consumer PR Managers and working alongside PR agencies to develop and deliver large scale campaigns, seasonal press shows, screenings, events and photo shoots
· Applicants must be interested in learning about all aspects of PR and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrate creativity, be well-organised, a good knowledge of the media and understand the importance of attention to detail.
· We are looking for someone who is proactive, enjoys a challenge and is able to work at internet speed.
Previous Consumer PR experience, through in-house or PR agency is essential.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· You have a keen interest in PR and are aware of the role of a Press Office within an large, busy company
· You are interested in the media, both traditional and social, and are up to speed with what’s happening in the world around you
· You have strong verbal and written communication skills
· You are creative and love coming up with new ideas and ways of doing things
· You can work at internet speed and enjoy challenges and getting involved
· You are a team player and able to work with others to achieve a common goal
· You are responsible and take ownership of the tasks assigned to you to complete
· You have an eye for detail, are well-organised and used to simultaneously working on several projects at any one time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Previous PR experience, whether through education or in-house / PR agency work placements is essential
· An active interest in PR and the media is essential along with a willingness to learn and get involved at all levels


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