Microsoft Corporation Bellevue , WA 98009
The workplace is transformingfrom changing employee expectations, to more diverse and globally distributed teams, to an increasingly complex threat landscape. From these trends, we are seeing a new culture of work emerging. Our customers are telling us they are looking to empower their people with innovative technology to embrace this modern culture of work. Microsoft 365 is at the heart of our "Modern Workplace" solution and of our customers' ability to drive their Digital Transformation.
The US M&O Microsoft 365 Business group (Office + Windows + EMS) is looking for an exceptional product marketer to join our team, someone with a passion for technology and ability to translate technical concepts into compelling stories. If you are customer obsessed and share our love of technology and modern marketing, this might be the job for you. We pride ourselves on business strategy, integrated marketing, execution, and measurement. We're fun. We're social. We're growing!
3+ years' experience in product marketing, product management, or marketing communications for enterprise software or technology products with a track record of delivering tangible business results
Bachelors degree (B.S./B.A.) required. MBA degree preferred but not required.
A passion for technology and the ability to clearly articulate solutions in a business and customer-centric manner
Strong communication, presentation & interpersonal skills
Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully and autonomously with rigor
Ability to influence without authority, collaborate effectively, and lead virtual teams
Ability to view a business holistically end-to-end across Marketing, Sales, and Partner
Familiarity with marketing automation and account-based marketing theory
Strong analytical skills to analyze business performance, identify market opportunity and develop useful insights from data
Ability to thrive in ambiguous business situations
This role is based in the Redmond/Bellevue WA area and will require some domestic travel
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
In this role, you'll have an opportunity to significantly impact one of the largest businesses at Microsoft! Your responsibility will be to lead Teamwork product marketing with a focus on Teams, Yammer and other M365 collaboration tools. You will be responsible for developing and executing marketing strategies, programs, and campaigns driving revenue and market share. You'll lead the demand and audience strategy, field enablement, and cross-group execution in the US.
Key responsibilities include:
This role will be highly collaborative with the Microsoft 365 Go-To-Market (GTM) team, US Central Marketing Org (CMO), US segment sales and partner leads, and Worldwide (WW) Microsoft 365 BG.
Leveraging WW GTM guidance, you will lead the development of an aligned US Teamwork marketing plan incorporating key Microsoft 365 Marketing moments and feature releases
Support US scorecard metric owners to help build plans to achieve defined FY targets. Identify gaps in performance and collaborate with segment owners and field/partner teams to develop corrective actions
Provide insights to leadership team during regular business reviews (MBR/QBR/MYR)
Work closely with the US and WW GTM teams to define segmentation, targeting, and positioning across segments to inform marketing plans and achieve growth through targeted marketing efforts
Program/ campaign execution
Work closely with the WW Microsoft 365 GTM team to understand and leverage the full menu of global programs and content to drive demand in the US
Collaborate with the segment marketing and CMO teams to land/ adapt/ develop further marketing programs, plans, and activities to drive demand, acquisition, and usage to help achieve growth targets. Track and measure success with standardized marketing tools, KPIs, and budget discipline
Lead a virtual team to orchestrate the rollout of products, features and offers with sales, partners and customers; ensuring timely delivery and alignment with business and marketing goals
Act as the voice of the field and customer establishing a regular communication cadence for marketing program feedback to WW BG
Be the product expert be able to deliver the value proposition and compelling demo
Be the product advocate - evangelize products with customers, sales, and partners at marketing events, webcasts, campaigns, and sales engagements
Be the product trainer - plan field and partner readiness with guidance from WW; deliver product/messaging readiness and sales guidance to field
Be the product voice - provide the WW BG product feedback from customers, sellers, and partners to remove sales blockers and drive customer acquisition
To be successful in this role, you will develop and maintain a strong connection with WW teams, counterparts in other subsidiaries, and all your key US stakeholders to develop and share insights and best practices on growing the M365 business.