Are you an exceptional writer and editor, passionate about the craft of persuasive business writing, and skilled at translating complex concepts into well-structured narratives?
The AWS Worldwide Commercial Sales Organization is seeking a driven, talented, and experienced Senior Writer to work closely with our leadership team in writing strategic proposals for new business opportunities and initiatives, operational business plans, executive updates, and other strategic writing projects. In this role, you will collaborate with leaders in Sales and Business Development, Marketing, Finance, HR, and other cross-functional partners to gather information, synthesize business and technical concepts, and write original content that resonates with the intended audience while maintaining the highest quality standards, complete fidelity to accuracy, and proper handling of sensitive or confidential data.
The ideal candidate will be an exceptional writer and editor who exhibits sound business judgment, a proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical skills. This individual must be a critical thinker who can formulate a clear point of view on complicated issues and create well-structured narratives to express it. He/she will also be highly data-driven in their approach to writing, with experience leading research initiatives to gather the data necessary to influence decisions at a senior level. This role involves frequent engagement with AWS leadership and requires a candidate with executive presence and outstanding interpersonal skills.
This virtual role can be located in New York City or the San Francisco Bay Area.
Collaborate with senior leaders across AWS to learn about new business strategies or initiatives, and assimilate inputs to craft a compelling story.
Work with internal subject matter experts to gather information, synthesize business and technical concepts, and write original content that drives decision-making at the highest levels of the organization.
Manage the narrative development lifecycle including kickoff and checkpoint meetings with stakeholders, narrative reviews, production timelines, and quality assurance.
Drive research and data gathering initiatives to support your narratives with both qualitative and quantitative data from internal and external sources.
Proactively identify opportunities to streamline the narrative writing process and design solutions to improve business processes.
Propose and promote writing standards, and actively participate in creating mechanisms to scale writing best practices across the organization.
6+ years’ experience writing strategic business plans or proposals, preferably for a research, analyst, or management consulting firm, or within a high-growth technology company.
Demonstrated success creating high-impact narratives and presentations to effectively communicate strategies, innovative ideas, and project updates to executive leadership.
Demonstrated competency in the areas of group collaboration, analytical thinking and business strategy.
A curious self-starter with a proven track record of diving into unknown territory, learning new concepts, and pushing your comfort zone.
An effective multi-tasker who navigates a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with grace and efficiency.
Excellent at creating and maintaining working relationships across all levels and disciplines, receptive to feedback and input from others, and quick to apply changes.
A portfolio of your work is required demonstrating finished projects that clearly showcases your ability to articulate complex concepts and processes in writing.
Experience working for a research, analyst, or management consulting firm, or within a high-growth technology company.
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