Sr Manager Marketing & Events


Redmond, WA, USA Remote

Full time

Human Resources / People

Jan 26

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There has never been a better time to be in Talent Acquisition at Microsoft.  This team plays an influential part in supporting the ongoing transformation of Microsoft and our mission to find and compete for talent that can change the world.   This Sr Manager of Marketing and Events people leader role is a unique opportunity to lead an exceptional team that will develop and execute strategic plans and programs that drive hiring goals. Your marketing tactics will engage active and passive job seekers, innovate ways to attract candidates using new and existing channels, evaluate new sourcing methods to increase qualified candidate applications, generate positive brand awareness, build candidate pools and pipeline future talent.  .  


You will learn and grow in this role as you own the annual roadmap of activities and strategies for recruitment marketing activities with a focus on expanding talent pipelines. You will lead cross business and cross company special projects and initiatives partnering closely with the Employer Value Proposition Team. You will also partner with key stakeholders to drive diversity and inclusion initiatives and with leadership teams to coordinate, develop and execute recruitment marketing events such as job fairs, strategic partner sponsorships that positively position our culture and employment brand to attract top talent. As you analyze the marketplace, you will share your findings with our delivery Team leaders to optimize our resources. This is a flexible work opportunity and you can work from anywhere in the US and across Europe


Uses data and metrics, and an understanding of the long-term business requirements, to advise a division, set of countries, or subsidiary on the implications of talent gaps. Leads the development of staffing processes and strategies.


Analyze relevant data and trends to provide insight and set plans to meet hiring goals. Connect data to cross-organization goals and leads conversations across groups to address broad hiring issues. Lead the implementation of a hiring plan for complex organizations, areas, or talent pools that addresses both business demand and availability of talent for a division’s, set of countries, or subsidiary’s short-term and long-term needs (12 months and beyond).


Use your deep knowledge of competitor opportunities to differentiate Microsoft’s unique career possibilities, advantages, and rewards and leverage a consistent, compelling message that conveys the most significant motivators to prospective candidates.


Develop and Leverage long-term relationships with talent pools and communities. Develop comprehensive approaches that integrate multiple concepts to create innovative sourcing strategies for our various geographies and industries.


Develop and implement strategies to generate and meet targets for differentiated talent in support of our various geographies and industries.


9+ years experience in Operations, Compliance, Human Resources, Engineering, or related field

OR Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field AND 7+ years experience in Operations, Compliance, Human Resources, Engineering, or related field.



Preferred Qualifications

Experience managing Recruitment marketing initiatives

Strong track record of working with agencies, and a diverse set of internal stakeholders across marketing and talent acquisition teams

Strong understanding of how to build scalable inclusive solutions that impact the talent acquisition funnel



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.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

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