What makes Microsoft a great place for marketers? We have amazing products used by billions of people. We have an incredible diversity of businesses. From incumbent brands to challenger brands, and from established markets to emerging markets, we have some of the strongest consumer and enterprise products and services in the world. With an unparalleled depth and breadth of career opportunity and the ability to make a worldwide impact, you can design a career path that is hard to match anywhere. In addition, Microsoft regularly evaluates and evolves the marketing discipline to ensure these roles are designed to increase Microsoft’s marketing impact and efficiency while helping our marketing professionals build expertise.
Applications to this opportunity are considered for all available Marketing roles. MBA marketing roles include: Audience marketing manager, Business planner, Channel/partner marketing manager, Marketing communication manager, and Product marketing manager.
• MBA degree (within six months of graduation from full-time studies).
• Inspired by the continually evolving craft of marketing.
• Proven aptitude for seeking creative solutions to multi-faceted problems.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Thrive and deliver results in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment.
• Ability to influence, inspire, and lead from any role.
• English language and local language fluency for all roles (non-U.S. locations).
• Full unrestricted work authorization for your chosen location (non-U.S. locations).
Audience marketing manager
You bring an outside-in perspective on customers, the competition, and marketplace dynamics. As the customer advocate, you own the marketing strategy for a specific audience to ensure we are in lock step with their needs. In this role, we need broad thinkers who can collaboratively engage with customers and partners to identify and achieve mutually beneficial results.
You will create an audience marketing plan, including new investments that increase product-line business growth in the current fiscal year. You will develop and implement readiness plans for a product line or geography that drive channel capacity and skills to meet audience goals. You will ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of audience-specific marketing content to the field through the analysis of engine utilization and effectiveness, and the optimization of existing engines.
Channel/partner marketing manager
You own the partner ecosystem and channel strategy. We need creative, analytical, and broad thinkers who collaboratively engage with partners to identify and achieve mutually beneficial results. As needed, you will incubate new partner models and deliver a partner gap analysis. You own the partner campaign, program activity delivery, and sales pipeline support.
This role bridges internal and external stakeholders to develop and drive channel marketing plans. You will engage directly with partners to drive execution, hold partners accountable for meeting business results, and adapt plans and investments accordingly.
Marketing communications manager
You always have the big picture in mind. You are adept at working with team members across business groups and agencies to deliver a global integrated marketing communication plan.
This is a high visibility role, as you will manage annual marketing communications priorities and success metrics. You will direct priorities for events and media, public and analyst relations. You will oversee production and deployment of advertising and drive the strategy and execution of digital and social media. You will determine the optimal mix of engagement vehicles for your product, service, or geography. You’ll need to be a strategic thinker to ensure execution, risks, and global alignment are optimal.
Product marketing manager
You are the key to global marketing. You determine marketing strategy for your area and communicate through marketing plans, product content, and internal and external evangelism.
You play a role throughout the marketing cycle: from positioning, messaging and storytelling to determining and orchestrating global launch plans and identifying market research needs. You also own monitoring our competition and building competitive positioning and response plans.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.