Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Vendor Manager, Kindle Education in Seattle, Washington

Senior Vendor Manager, Kindle Education Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 689641 Company: : Amazon Digital Services LLC Position Category: Sales, Advertising, & Account Management Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionHow can Amazon improve education and scale innovation for millions of learners around the world? If you would like to join the team creating the answer to that question, we would love to talk. The Kindle Education team is seeking an entrepreneurial, results-oriented senior vendor manager to help grow our eTexbook business. In this role, you will manage key content relationships with publishers and help define the content strategy and execution for business initiatives and products in the US and other marketplaces around the world. The ideal candidate has solid business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations, strong relationship management, and success with launching new business models, initiatives and products. This person uses analytics to guide decision-making, is able to dive deep into data and think creatively about new opportunities. At Amazon Education our ambition is to help students achieve their learning goals by connecting them with effective, affordable learning content and experiences. To achieve this, we are seeking someone who is: Customer focused - you are a strong voice on the team and in daily decisions for making the right trade-offs on behalf of the customer. You prioritize diving deep on customer data and feedback. Results oriented - you rally your team to meet their commitments to each other and to customers. Seeing your teams' solutions ship, scale and make a measurable impact on customers' lives fuels you. Fearless - You are drawn to take on the hardest problems, navigate ambiguity and are willing to fail in the name of learning what works best over the long term. Basic Qualifications 7-10 years of relevant business experience Bachelor's degree Preferred Qualifications Proven analytical thinking, leadership, project management skills, attention to detail, and exceptional organizational skills Ability to analyze and react to emerging trends in the marketplace Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal Experience with executing deals and partnerships Demonstrated ability to engage and influence senior level executives Experience working in digital content acquisition roles or product management roles Knowledge of or experience in publishing or other media industries a plus Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation