Product Marketing Manager
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
1064750
Hi, we are the Office 365 Commercial Usage team! Microsoft 365 is at the heart of transforming our multi-billion-dollar productivity business into the Microsoft Cloud. Few companies have the tremendous scale, market opportunity and company assets available to help customers in this journey to the cloud. We are a world-class engineering and technology research company. We have a scalable, intelligent cloud service that supports mission-critical needs for customers around the globe.

At the cross-section of Microsoft 365 is a focus on helping customers deploy and manage their technology infrastructure investments across Windows 10, Office 365 Pro Plus, and Enterprise Mobility Suite. We offer eligible customers a service called FastTrack which is designed to help global businesses realize business value faster with the Microsoft Cloud. This customer success service is a large investment we make jointly with enterprise customers on their journey to the cloud and its impact is significant as we onboard thousands of companies every month!

Our team philosophy is about making impact and having fun along the way. A chili cook-off, team soccer match, and innovation talks – these are some recent activities initiated by team members. A win-together attitude and above all, a good sense of humor gets us racing to the office each morning.

We are looking for someone who absolutely loves marketing and enjoys the challenge of defining the future of our FastTrack program investments. If you are unconventional thinker who excels at bringing together a wide set of cross company stakeholders on a common mission, loves to innovate with highly scalable programs, enjoys the challenge of positioning and messaging to IT Pro’s and consistently searches for insightful data to benchmark marketing success – we want to talk to you!

Specifically, this role will:
•Lead the Microsoft FastTrack Marketing programs centered on defining v-next of the program. Work across stakeholders to include the technical, business and customer inputs in the project.
•Ensure the voice of the customer is central to our work by managing research projects to test the value proposition and key messages with IT Pro’s and share learning across the leadership team.
•Drive FastTrack announcement readiness across major enhancements including updated service delivery, additional workload capabilities, and expansion to new markets across the v-team
•Be the resident expert on all things related to the outbound marketing of FastTrack with a sharp focus on consistency of message, sun setting out of date programs, and driving cross company alignment
•Develop marketing content and materials for use across IT Pro evangelism and build playbook resources for global execution of FastTrack Marketing in subsidiaries
•Evangelize success through partnering with a variety of marketing engines including our Global Engagement Programs, Relationship Marketing and storytelling thru analyst relations

Qualifications:
•Minimum of 4 years’ experience in consulting, product marketing, or GTM
•Smart. Intellectually curious. Culturally plugged in. Problem solver. Great storyteller and writer. Confidence to speak up for customers and partners across marketing and engineering
•Familiarity with Enterprise IT Pro’s and how to market to them within or outside Microsoft
•Attention to detail and ability to stay cool under pressure are key – Landing quality deliverables builds credibility across stakeholders and attention to detail is critical for success
•Solid organization, leadership, team-building, and self-starter comfortable in ambiguous situations
•A superior cross-team collaborator with a successful track record of leading and motivating cross-company virtual teams to drive action and clear results
•Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) is required. MBA or equivalent experience a plus
•International travel is required for this role
•We hire people, not levels

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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