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Senior Strategic Briefing Program Manager


The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Executive Briefing Program (EBC) is seeking an experienced Strategic Briefing Program Manager to manage and deliver high value executive briefings to our customers in our Executive Briefing Center in Amazon's HQ2 based in Arlington, VA.

As a Senior Strategic Briefing Program Manager you are responsible for the overall success of onsite executive briefings. This includes managing planning processes, timelines, stakeholder expectations & communications, executive engagement, and the successful execution of briefings.

In this role you will partner with internal stakeholders to provide strategic consultation during the briefing planning process. You will work backwards from the customer's business objectives to develop bespoke briefing agendas that solve specific customer challenges and drive adoption of AWS services.

You will work closely with account executives and business leaders from across AWS to regularly review key EBC metrics, identify gaps in content offerings and recommend solutions, and educate stakeholders on the value of the program.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the ability to build partnerships. They will have excellent project management and analytical skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively with executive stakeholders and deliver independently on both strategic and tactical program initiatives.

The candidate should be organized, comfortable establishing processes and guidelines, collaborative, and able to work backwards from the customer to make complex data-driven decisions.

Position will be located in an Amazon/AWS U.S. Corp office based in the following locations: Arlington, VA. Relocation offered from within the US only to this locations.


Manage end-to-end briefing planning process for executive briefings hosted in the Arlington, VA Executive Briefing Center

Develop briefing agendas and facilitate experiences that connect AWS executive leaders, technical subject matter expert, and customers for strategic, 1:1 outcome-based discussions

Create mechanisms and drive efficiencies to deliver briefings at scale

Build key relationships to drive he successful delivery of a streamlined experience to internal stakeholders and customers

Work with sales, marketing, and technical communities to develop enablement materials for AWS sales teams to promote program value and adoption

Improve, and in some cases, develop standard operating procedures

Utilize exceptional communication skills to manage leadership reviews, team meetings, and post briefing debriefs

Identity opportunity to continually raise the bar for stakeholders by driving YoY process improvements

Travel: 20% of time

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have twelve employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and 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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It 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 life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We 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 members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
Position: Senior Strategic Briefing Program Manager
Organization: AWS
Location: Arlington,  VA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 9/23/2021


Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or relevant field of study

8+ years’ experience in marketing, sales, sales enablement

6+ years experience working with C-suite clients in a technology setting

6+ years' experience building, executing and scaling cross-functional programs

6+ years' experience working with broad groups of stakeholders including senior leadership

6+ years' experience managing multiple projects at the same time, and navigating competing priorities and goals


Experience using data and metrics to measure impact and determine improvements

Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel to manipulate and analyze data

Experience presenting metrics and progress to goal to senior executives

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Familiarity with sales methodologies and value based selling

Understanding of cloud computing concepts and/or AWS technology solutions

Operational savviness and the ability to prioritize work on multiple projects simultaneously

Relentlessly focuses on execution and consistently delivers bar-raising results

Demonstrates an ability to work effectively across internal and external teams

Comfortable generating big ideas, driving process improvement, and executing details and administration

Thrives in an ambiguous environment and can independently remove blockers and make decisions quickly and autonomously

Ability to perform well in a highly dynamics, diverse, and rapidly changing environment

Exhibits ability to stay calm under pressure

Demonstrates success in creating and delivering on KPIs

Experience working with customers in the public sector and/or regulated industries

Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role

Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity 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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Status: This listing expires on: 3/22/2022
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Arlington,  VA 22203
United States
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