Senior Product Marketing Manager

Microsoft

Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time

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Are you passionate about applying technology to help solve the world’s greatest challenges? Do you have experience working with nonprofit organizations and doing product marketing? Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve. To further that mission, Microsoft’s Tech for Social Impact (TSI) is an industry vertical team serving over 200,000 nonprofits and United Nations agencies. TSI is mission-driven and balances social impact with the need to maintain a sustainable business model to scale digital transformation to nonprofits globally.

The TSI Marketing Team is seeking an experienced product marketing professional with high energy, passion, and attention to detail to lead product marketing for Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit. This Senior Product Marketing Manager will be focused on driving differentiated messaging, creating awareness, and executing a go-to-market strategy for our nonprofit solutions. This role will partner closely with Industry Executives, Engineering, Sales, Partner, and Marketing.

As part of the TSI Marketing Team, this role must embrace the company’s marketing principles, drive marketing efficiency and scale, and is a Microsoft brand steward.

Responsibilities

  • Lead product marketing for Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit, deeply understanding the business model, target audience, and competitive landscape.
  • Lead and develop messaging and positioning for the Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit, gaining alignment across engineering, sales, partner, and marketing regarding the GTM scenarios and competitive differentiation
  • Build a world-class marketing plan to drive awareness and demand for Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit worldwide
  • Plan for and execute compelling product launch plans including campaigns, events, PR, blogs, customer evidence, and content.
  • Work closely with the Partner Team to develop co-marketing plans and content
  • Contribute to monthly business review content; articulate progress against success metrics, lead corrective actions and drive accountability
  • Align closely with Microsoft industry marketing teams

Qualifications

Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Business or related field AND 5+ years experience in business OR Master's Degree in in Marketing, Computer Science, Business or related field AND 3+ years experience in business
    • OR equivalent experience.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Business or related field AND 8+ years experience in business OR Master's Degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Business or related field AND 6+ years experience in business
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • Experience with the Nonprofit/NGO industry, product marketing strategy, digital marketing, and corp and field marketing execution.
  • Proven track record for growing new businesses and building strong cross-company relationships with multi-discipline stakeholders and senior executives.
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging trends.
  • Exceptional leadership skills and community building; must thrive working across highly-matrixed organizational boundaries with strong ability to influence senior decision makers
  • Results-driven self-starter who can prioritize and manage multiple projects, effectively driving to measurable results. The ability to work independently in ambiguous and changing environments, along with great listening and partnering skills.
  • Ability to present business results to senior executives as well as presenting the Marketing strategy to internal and external audiences.
  • Exceptional leadership skills and community building; must thrive working across organizational and cultural boundaries.
  • Strong decision-making, conflict resolution, negotiation skills, and follow through.
  • Deals well with ambiguity, identifies systemic approaches to solving problems.
  • Results driven; strong analytical skills with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Track record for building and landing audience-minded content that drives desired outcomes via modern mediums.
  • Track record for building and leading high-performing, healthy teams.

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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.

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