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Make history with AWS Public Policy, Economic Development team. Every year, AWS invests billions of dollars around the world in the newest cloud computing tools, data center infrastructure, and education for cloud-skilled professions. This investment has repercussions on the sustainability of our environment, the growth of our economies and both our global and local ability to meet the demands of the digital revolution. Join us and use your creative and analytical skills to translate AWS investments into actionable insights for all our stakeholders.
We are seeking a high-judgement, agile, data-driven and highly motivated graduate student, currently enrolled in an MA or PhD program at an accredited institution to join our public policy, economic development team.
You will provide technical and stakeholder management support for public facing reports telling compelling narratives around AWS’ economic impact and investment. You will get a chance to apply some of your technical skills while learning about cloud computing and business applications of economic research.
Key job responsibilities
- Support the production of public facing economic impact studies
- Coordinate across different functions, regions, and stakeholders to source data and inform complex project management
- Analyze and extract relevant information from both structured and unstructured data to help optimize and scale up key processes.
- Engage with internal and external stakeholders to understand, validate, and frame measures of AWS investment and impact
- Present summaries of financial and business data insights
- Create concise and precise research report, communicating results to stakeholders
A day in the life
You will work closely with finance, infrastructure, energy, and business development teams, as well as AWS Public Policy, Public Relations, Marketing and Sales. You will gain great exposure to AWS’ business as well as a cross-function collaboration environment. You will learn how to leverage data-driven research for business decisions. This role is ideal for someone with curiosity, attention to detail, strong data skills, and interest in applying those skills in the area between finance and economics to drive high-impact business applications.
About the team
AWS Economic Development is a part of the AWS Global Public Policy organization and we work seamlessly with our public policy teammates, internal customers, and our colleagues from across Amazon to realize the AWS global expansion strategy and build collaborative partnerships in our communities.
- Currently enrolled in a graduate program (MA, MS, PhD) at an accredited institution for economics, economic policy, public policy, data operations, business, or similar
- Demonstrable experience using data and metrics to generate actionable insights that can be immediately leveraged for reporting
- Experience in project management
- Proficiency in Excel
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent stakeholder management skills
- 3+ years of full-time experience in economic or public policy research and project management
- Demonstrated capacity to adapt to stakeholder needs and data constraints while insisting on the highest standards
- Academic, business or long-form media publications related to economic impact, ESG and SDG goals, cloud computing, and/or digital transformation
- Self-starter with proven track record of successfully working with a wide array of functional groups across organizations and culture.
- Proficiency in Data Visualization/Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, QuickSight
- Proficiency in one or more statistical programming languages
- Competency identifying and synthesizing information from a broad-range of public data-sources
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