Product Marketing Manager

Product Marketing Manager

Redmond, WA 98052 2016-10-26 - –

microsoft Microsoft

As part of C+E Product Marketing, the Leadership Program team focuses on landing lighthouse wins across our portfolio of IoT, advanced analytics, and ERP/CRM products and services.
We engage with hand-picked, marquee customers that are thought-leaders in their industries to help them drive business transformation through the use of our platform. We then showcase these lighthouse wins through a series of co-marketing activities.

We accomplish this by: Developing and managing exec-level connections with customers to foster partnerships Collaborating with account teams to ensure engagements map to customer priorities Partnering closely with engineering teams Generate valuable insights on a variety of business and technical topics through webinars and events Partnering closely with the evidence team to generate showcase customer stories Examples of the team’s work include Rolls-Royce, Schneider-Electric, ThyssenKrupp, Rockwell Automation, Kennametal, Johnson Controls and DocuSign. If this all sounds interesting and fun, then we have an opportunity for you! The team is expanding and we are looking for a high energy and detail-oriented person who loves to work with customers and is passionate about IoT, advanced analytics and ERP/CRM. This is a unique opportunity to engage with some of Microsoft’s most important customers to influence and accelerate their business transformation.

Specific responsibilities will include, but not limited to: * Understand customer needs and assess fit for programs * Scope customer solution requirements and initiate engineering engagement * Establish exec-level connections and develop close working relationships with customers * Identify relevant topics and prominent speakers (both internal and external) for webinars and events * Drive deliverables to help drive the customer engagements forward * Develop showcase stories with an explicit focus on the customer’s thought leadership and vision

Basic Qualifications: * Demonstrated 5+ years? experience in technology related roles in areas directly relevant to the responsibilities described above. * Ability to drive cross-team collaboration with diverse groups in a cross functional organization * Top-tier problem-solving skills with the ability to achieve results despite ambiguity, and ability to think strategically about technology and its business implications * Experience and proven track record in taking new and innovative products and technologies to market. A master’s degree is preferred but not required.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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