Project/Program Manager : 18-04677

Akraya Inc. - Seattle, WA3.6

Akraya is looking for a Project Manager for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Varun at 408-907 6419. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: Project Management, Public Relations, Writing, Press Release
Duration: 06+ Months
Contract Type: W2 Only

Services to Be Performed
The Customer PR Manager is responsible for driving customer win press releases that focus on the most influential AWS customer success stories, reviewing international customer media alerts and customer-issued press releases mentioning AWS.
The role requires a seasoned, strategic, driven, creative, and detail-oriented writer (preferably with some PR experience).
This person should be able to identify, cultivate, and prep customers for PR activities such as press releases, media alerts, and press interviews.
This person is comfortable providing counsel and appropriately escalating or pushing back when needed.
The right contractor has excellent verbal and written communicator with a proven track record of unearthing compelling customer stories and working across teams to manage various projects on tight deadlines.
This person could also be responsible for assisting with crisis communications related to AWS customer issues, customers moving off AWS, and customers that begin to use other public cloud providers in conjunction with AWS.
This person might be responsible for developing reactive/on-the-record statements by working with senior leadership.
The Customer PR Manager works closely with cross-functional counterparts on the sales, marketing, global PR, business development, product, legal, and executive teams to uncover and write customer success stories that meet the bar for AWS customer win press releases.
Should be able to dive deep into a customer’ s story to ensure AWS highlights the most compelling use cases, possesses the technical chops to thread the needle and connect various AWS services with ease, and weaves AWS’ s core messaging into external-facing materials.

Required Skills:
Excellent writing skills, excellent negotiating skills, ability to work with high level executives, attention to detail, ability to keep many balls in the air at once.
5 years of Public relations experience
Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Varun at (408) 907 6419

About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.