Senior Director, Product Marketing – Information Protection

Microsoft

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, Chicago, Illinois, Dallas, Texas, Los Angeles, California, New York, New York, Portland, Oregon, Redmond, Washington, San Francisco, California, Washington, District of Columbia

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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- Reshma Saujani

Senior Director – Information Protection Product Marketing Security is critical for our increasingly digital world. As digital transformation accelerates, our mission to empower every person on the planet by building a safer world has never been more important. This product marketing leadership role offers that rare combination of a mission driven goal, with a significant opportunity to drive revenue growth.

As a leader in product marketing, you are passionate about technology, enjoy simplifying and getting to the essence of a product and its value, and love leading a multi-disciplinary group of people to a common outcome. You work with kindness, empathy, and integrity in every interaction you have: Culture and approach

  • You are excited to join a flexible team with a variety of different histories.

You actively promote inclusivity and value diverse backgrounds, inputs, and opinions.

  • You derive personal energy from working with engineering teams, engaging on product strategy and roadmap investments, influencing senior leaders in decision making, and helping customers understand the value of our security products

  • You are curious, questioning, and excited to engage with and learn from others

  • You are well and truly up for big challenges

  • You love to explore, and you also embrace the difficult decisions of what to prioritize and what to not

Responsibilities

  • Coach and develop a diverse inclusive team of product marketing managers

  • Craft compelling value propositions and creative ways to effectively communicate them

  • Deliver our story directly, and via senior spokespeople to engage customers and influencers

  • Ensure successful execution via all channels, at events, online and social, sales etc.

  • Partner with engineering, business planning and finance to set the vision and shape product direction

  • Establish a deep understanding and point-of-view on competitive offerings

Qualifications

Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Business or related field AND 8+ years experience in business, product marketing, integrated marketing, or similar
    • OR Master's Degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Business or related field AND 6+ years experience in business
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years people management experience.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Business or related field AND 15+ years experience in business
    • OR Master's Degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Business or related field AND 12+ years experience in business
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years people management experience.
  • Background in security solutions and security operational practices or related spaces is beneficialEnd-to-end / diverse
  • marketing experiences, including product marketing
  • Successful track record of working collaboratively across a large organization and with senior executives
  • Successful history of leading teams and developing team and individual capability
  • Proven ability as an advocate /evangelist both small group and at scale

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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