Marketing Communication Manager
Location: Redmond, Washington
Posted: February 06, 2018
Reference ID: 1084143
Microsoft’s Windows and Devices Group - Consumer Engagement team is revolutionizing how gaming, entertainment, and productivity are marketed. With a rich set of existing products like Xbox, Windows, Surface, Microsoft Hololens and Windows Mixed Reality, WDG is a one of the most exciting places to work in Microsoft and all of technology. We are fortunate to possess a broad set of innovative products, anchored by world class Web experiences, CRM, and Social marketing. Our team develops all consumer facing marketing executions for these products, and prides itself on strategy, execution, and measurement designed to earn fans of all the gaming, entertainment and productivity experiences we offer. We're fun. We're social. We're interactive. We’re growing! And, we’re looking for a passionate, high energy individual to join us who shares our love of technology and delighting our customers.
In this position, you will own and drive execution, measurement and reporting of social media marketing campaigns and social activations for WDG Marketing including campaigns for our Windows ecosystem. You will partner with integrated marketing creative leads, web, media, PR, consumer insights and global product marketing to drive and develop social campaigns and social media extensions. Work collaboratively with international subsidiaries to deliver global social programs and content that meet regional and local business and marketing objectives. Partner with social media agencies in delivering social content and campaigns that include apps, videos, message posts, offers and more. Do all of this with a fan focused spirit, putting our fans front and center of all outward facing executions.
5+ years of experience in social media marketing at an interactive agency or with a CPRG, entertainment or consumer brand is required.
Social media experience in entertainment or hardware (games, music, video/tv, consumer technology) a plus.
Solid project and time management skills and proven experience in managing social campaign production budgets effectively and efficiently.
Strong understanding of social research, metric and KPIs with the ability to drawn insight to strengthen social strategy and plans.
Proficient in social listening tools and measurement techniques, with hands on experience in both.
Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and build and maintain relationships.
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