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Business Development Manager, Cloud Innovation Center

  • Arlington (Arlington)
  • Marketing

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Job summary
At Amazon, we’re working to be the most customer-centric company on earth and we believe our neighbors are our customers. Now, more than ever, innovation is essential to creating and maintaining differentiation. Innovation is vital to economic development, improve social well-being, and to address the evolving challenges of the 21st century. For organizations and government agencies, innovation is a source of growth and competitive advantage that can deepen customer engagement, increase revenue, and enable rapid entry to new markets.
Innovation depends on deeply understanding your customers, and enabling anyone with a great idea to test that idea quickly and easily. If you are passionate about improving the digital experiences for students and citizens by enabling digital transformation in the government, non-profit, and education sectors, through innovative application of cloud technologies, then please read on.

Public sector customers are transforming the way citizen services are developed and delivered via the AWS Cloud. The AWS Worldwide Public Sector Customer Innovation Programs team is looking for a Global Communications Leader for the Cloud Innovation Center program.

The Cloud Innovation Center, Global Communications Lead is responsible for the Cloud Innovation Center’s programmatic communications for the program globally. The Communications Lead is responsible for the program’s internal and external communication strategy for content development, challenge evangelism, and messaging alignment. Working with Marketing, the Communications Lead leverages digital, social, live, and virtual mediums to drive brand awareness for the CICs, the Sponsors, the challenges, and the challenge solutions. The Communications Lead is vital to business development, effective change management communications, and providing editorial and writing support for significant program initiatives.

The Global Communications Lead ensures consistent business development branding and messaging that unifies all CICs and adheres to AWS requirements. The Global Communications Lead creates, executes, and scales new ways of creating and distributing internal and external communications that expands program awareness and adoption globally. The Global Communications Lead works with regional leadership and program teams to develop templatized business development strategies and executive communications that can be localized to meet local business objectives and effectively drive their overall business goals. The Global Communications Lead is a centralized resource who works with regional teams to distill technical challenge information, into crisp, user-friendly, and easily replicable communications that drive awareness and adoption of solutions within nonprofits, education, or government organizations. The Global Communication Lead tracks and reports on content deployment and effectiveness metrics to internal/external stakeholders, as well as continually monitor, analyze, and iterate messaging to maximize impact.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life—both in and outside of work.

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


· 3+ years of experience leading/managing a team
· Exceptional writing and editing skills, with the ability to articulate actionable messaging on complicated issues through clear and concise communications
· Demonstrated experience building programmatic and business development capabilities in/with large system integrators
· Have a technical background and a high-degree of knowledge of AWS services
· Broad based technology experience including cloud computing, big data and analytics, networking, security, storage and ongoing infrastructure management
· Proven experience supporting cross functional audiences and implementing change management strategies.
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon 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 status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Desired profile


· 10+ years of business development, strategic communications and/or strategy management experience
· Demonstrated experience leading global innovation programs communication strategies
· Proven history of developing and implementing global communication plans
· Demonstrated experience of CxO advisory and influencing transformation in complex customer environments – ideally in cloud context
· Demonstrated ability to present and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross functional audiences
· Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

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