Salary $102,000 - $160,000 a year job type full-time
Full job description
Bs.ba degree in marketing, communications, business, or equivalent related experiences
7+ years of communications experience (ar/pr/marketing)
3+ years of experience working in cloud computing, or enterprise it
Experience in strategy development and execution, focused on delivering tangible results and business impact
Amazon web services (aws) is seeking an experienced, results-oriented, and entrepreneurial analyst relations (ar) program lead to drive its aws cloud operations, observability ar programThis person will develop and execute an ar program to accelerate the education of industry analysts, effectively communicate key aws differentiators when it comes to how cloud operations helps organizations dramatically improve their security and compliance posture, operational effectiveness, and application performance.
The aws cloud computing platform is used today by millions of businesses and developers around the world, ranging from start-ups to fortune 50 enterprisesCloud computing is arguably one of the most impactful developments in technology within the last 20 yearsAws is a pioneer and leader in the fast-growing field of cloud computingBecause of this, there are thousands of analysts worldwide who are trying to understand aws to then help their clients realize the transformation potential of cloud computing for their businessOur team’s role is to inform these analysts and explain how aws is different from traditional it infrastructure offerings, and to work with these analysts to understand core customer requirements and concerns
The ideal candidate will have experience running ar/strategic communications programs, and understands the ins and outs of working with industry analysts, ideally in cloud computing and professional servicesA successful candidate will also have demonstrable experience earning trust with multiple internal teams, creating compelling narratives, identifying needle-moving opportunities, and systematically prioritizing competing business needsThe candidate will also have working knowledge of trends in cloud operations and observability including monitoring, aiops, native and 3rd party tooling, monitoring, and customer challenges.
This position will be located in an amazon/aws u.sCorp office based in the following locations: seattle, wa (hq); arlington, va (hq2); palo alto, ca; san francisco, ca; san diego, ca; santa barbara, ca; santa cruz, ca; portland, or; phoenix, az; las vegas, nv; salt lake city, ut; chicago, il; detroit, mi; dallas, tx; houston, tx; austin, tx; washington, dc; new york, ny; jersey city, nj; pittsburgh, pa; boston, ma; nashville, tn; charlotte, nc; atlanta, ga; onlyRelocation offered from within the u.sOnly to these locations.
Key job responsibilities
Develop and execute a cloud operations, observability ar program to educate and influence the analyst community
Identify and work with internal teams to select compelling customer stories to highlight and share with analysts in new, unique, and compelling ways
Proactively manage vendor evaluations, and secure positive placements of aws in key reports
Build and maintain productive relationships with top-tier analysts and influencers specializing in various aspects of cloud operations including observability & monitoring, and aiops
Deliver on-going ar program activities such as analyst briefings, inquiries, events, webinars, and reporting results
Prioritize and manage incoming requests for information, research reviews, customer references, event speakers, and research
Maintain real-time and accurate records of analyst engagement in order to communicate business value and identify areas for improvement
Drive alignment with sales, marketing, and product teams to maximize awareness of analyst insight, customer feedback, market trends, and ar program impact
About the team
Inclusive team culture
Here at aws, we embrace our differencesWe are committed to furthering our culture of inclusionWe have twelve employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globallyWe have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our conversations on race and ethnicity (core) and amazecon (gender diversity) conferencesAmazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 leadership principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Our team puts a high value on work-life balanceIt isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your lifeWe believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillmentWe offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
Mentorship & career growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new membersWe have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorshipWe care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop.
7+ years of ar experience at an organization dealing with technology, or cloud computing
Previous experience in cloud computing via a communications or marketing role
Ability to translate complex concepts into compelling stories
Passion for working in a lean, fast-paced organization and a desire to own and refine key operational processes
Ability to adapt to a fast-changing and evolving role
Natural tendency to invent, simplify, and take an innovative approach to ar
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Self-starter with a strong sense of ownership
Meets/exceeds amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
Meets/exceeds amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
The base pay range for this position in colorado is $102k - 160k per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experienceA sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offeredThis information is provided per the colorado equal pay actBase pay information is based on market locationApplicants should apply via amazon’s internal or external careers site.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplaceAmazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected statusFor individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.