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 as part of Amazon's in-house PR team through a competitively-paid 12 month contract. You will be responsible for supporting the Consumer PR teams across retail, digital and devices, acting as a media liaison, supporting on 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. 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, proactive, have a good knowledge of the media and understand the importance of attention to detail
· 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
· We are looking for someone who is proactive, enjoys a challenge and is able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Previous Consumer PR experience, through in-house or PR agency is essential.