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Senior Marketing Director

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.The Device Partner Sales organization is seeking to hire a Senior Marketing Director who will manage the **Marketing partnership strategy and engagement for a large multi-national device partner for Microsoft.** This is a high-impact role where you will develop and drive high ROI and transformational marketing campaigns supporting strategic product, services, and sales goals.Opportunities in DPS are expansive because we span the entire product lifecycle -- from incubation, prototyping, and portfolio planning to the design-in, sell-in, and sell-through motions that help our partners engage consumers, students, and businesses worldwide. As a member of our team, you will be part of growing a multi-billion-dollar business, charting new areas of innovation, and contributing to our partnership engagements that build, market, and launch devices and solutions worldwide. You will also be part of a people-first culture leading with inclusion and values that supports a growth mindset, diversity, and inclusion. If that appeals to you, it is an exciting time to be here in DPS.**Responsibilities****Strategic Planning:**+ Represent Microsoft as the strategic marketing lead across all levels of the Partner organizations, articulate and land Microsoft's short- and long-term marketing strategies, investments, and programs, negotiating maximum value for Microsoft while striving for high Customer/Partner satisfaction.+ Develop a deep understanding of the WW and regional competitive landscape.+ Oversee the design and implementation of our Partner marketing plans at the regional and subsidiary level in close alignment with regional channel sales priorities.+ Lead programmatic definition of highly targeted investments and campaigns, working closely with partner to help execute, sharing best practices and successful strategies.**Business Operational Excellence:**+ Deliver strong operational excellence in managing a complex marketing investments budget ensuring alignment between Microsoft and partner goal and objectives as well as shared metrics accountabilities.+ Help land and execute key experiential and transactional marketing campaigns with our Partners to drive sales across our product portfolio as well as enable and empower the field execution team with the right amount of strategic guidance and coaching.**Cross Group Collaboration:**+ Work closely with the Partner stakeholders to manage investments and campaigns.+ Advocate for our Partners inside of Microsoft, helping teams understand their needs, evangelizing their products, marketing plans, initiatives, and results.**Insights and Analysis:**+ Identify trends in partner and competitor activity using advanced data research to anticipate long-term needs and potential risks.+ Tackle complex marketing challenges using rationale and decisions based on data.+ Tests insights to validate authenticity, extensibility, and predictability.**Diversity & Inclusion:**+ To realize our mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, each and every one of us must help create a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full and authentic self, where all voices are heard, and where we do our best work as a result. Personally commit to be an active and intentional participant in creating a diverse and inclusive Microsoft. Build people and organizational capabilities across sales, marketing, and category, attracting and developing talent.**Compliance:**+ Personally commit to generate and protect Microsoft trust by modeling integrity every day and contributing to ethical sales and sustainable growth.**Qualifications****Required**+ Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Business Development, Business Management, Communications, or related field AND 7+ years sales, marketing, or business development experience+ OR equivalent experience**Preferred**+ Strong marketing leadership track record of results.+ Channel/partner ecosystem experience required, track record of working closely with partners.+ Strategic thinking, ability to define a vision, set goals, objectives, and work across virtual teams and Microsoft organizations to achieve well defined outcomes.+ Consumer and commercial channel marketing experience.+ Technical Marketing skills, Cloud marketing required.+ Digital marketing experience with applied knowledge of data driven analysis.+ Business development experience is strongly desired.+ Strategically focused, anticipates and develops business opportunities and priorities for future action, while being able to focus on achieving concrete business results through marketing execution during the fiscal year+ Customer focused, responsive, and action oriented, while maintaining a positive, professional image of Microsoft.+ Operational rigor and discipline in running complex programs in a predictable and organized manner.+ Interest and curiosity about the Consumer electronic technology and cloud services.+ This position requires domestic and international 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.

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