Senior Product Marketing Manager

Microsoft

Atlanta, GA, USA Remote

Full time

Marketing / Communication / PR

Mar 20

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The Microsoft Cloud is at the center of the company’s cloud strategy with exponential growth in revenue and consumption. Encompassing a wide range of cloud offerings, such as Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Defender, and Microsoft Power Platform, the Microsoft Cloud is the only enterprise-grade Cloud with a true hybrid story and advanced features for identity, security, management, and compliance built-in.

 

The Cloud Marketing organization at Microsoft leads marketing efforts across the product teams that make up the Microsoft Cloud. This Product Marketing Manager role within Cloud Marketing will play a vital part in ensuring we continue to differentiate our solutions in the industry with programs, go-to-market strategies, and long-term marketing plans. As a product marketing manager, you’ll partner closely with engineering, sales, partners, business planning, and other teams to build the messaging, programs and execute go-to-market plans that drive adoption and grow one of the many offerings in the Microsoft Cloud portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Lead product marketing strategy and execution, including how value prop gets delivered to customers and partners.
  • Collaborate with engineering, sales, business planning, finance and other internal/external stakeholders on product investment priorities and roadmap and to shape messaging.
  • Build content and amplify through marketing channels with proven tactics.
  • Build storyboard to pitches, write video scripts, creative articles, social tiles, client stories, product demos and blogs.
  • Develop specific go-to-market plans and integrate offerings into marketing campaigns.
  • Use the go-to-market plans to enable partners and field with best-in-class content and programs.
  • Act as a business owner and subject matter expert, responsible for being a spokesperson for your product and delivering on pipeline generated targets and revenue where applicable.
  • Understand broader commercial cloud trends.
  • Establish a deep understanding and point-of-view on competitive offerings. Lead the marketing work streams in support of key announcements and solution launches.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.) required, MBA a plus, relevant fields of study include Marketing, Business, Computer Science and/or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of product marketing / product management and/or technology evangelism experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the audience segment(s) that pertain to the products in the Microsoft Cloud portfolio (such as Business Decision Maker, IT Decision Marker, IT Professional and/or Developer audiences), as well as technical breadth and understanding of cloud platforms desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to create narratives targeted to different segments, delivering clear outcomes and a call to action.
  • Passion to proactively and quickly learn new and emerging technologies and ability to explain key end-user scenarios and technical architectures to technical audiences.
  • Creative problem solver. Positive, motivational, and inspiring. Strategic thinker who is curious, resilient and goal oriented with a bias for action.
  • Passion for understanding customer needs and delivering exceptional ‘product truths’ that differentiate products in a rapidly changing landscape.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, often ambiguous environment.
  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work in a highly matrixed organization across engineering, sales, and marketing.
  • Analytical skills and a demonstrated ability to use data to build and present business cases to key stakeholders.

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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