Microsoft Corporation Product Marketing Manager - US Windows & Surface | Marketing & Operations in Bellevue, Washington

The US Windows & Surface team is looking for a Product Manager to lead our Surface Partner Marketing efforts. As part of our Device Marketing team, you will help Microsoft become a leader in the hottest devices market in the world.

The Role:

  1. Work with 3 US Surface Distributors and 1200+ Tier 2 Surface resellers to drive marketing campaigns, incentive programs, and communications.

  2. Create the playbook for Tier 2 Surface resellers success. Be the consummate expert and represent the voice of our partners to the WW product and engineering teams.

  3. Develop a deep understanding of breadth resellers for devices, and provide uncommon insight on trends, trajectory and what the future holds for Microsoft vs the competition.

  4. Craft compelling and differentiated value propositions and stories that will help partners open the door for commercial Surface opportunities.

  5. Arm our partners with insight, collateral and demos and train them to be world-class Surface sellers and marketers

What We Are Looking For:

  1. Insatiable curiosity and strong technical acumen for hardware and software.

  2. Analytical rigor and ability to produce well-researched insights. 3. Exceptional self-starter traits with ability to thrive in ambiguous and high pressure situations.

  3. Superlative storytelling skills and fearlessness in front of senior executives and large audiences.

  4. Natural ability in leading people towards a common goal in highly matrixed environments

Preferred Background:

Bachelor's degree, with at least 1-2 years of experience in marketing or a related field. BA in Business or Marketing strongly preferred

What Our Team Is Like We are challengers in a tough but extremely exciting business. Our team embraces a startup mentality. We make each other better by 1) being wildly enthusiastic and positive in the face of adversity, 2) having a work ethic where we will do whatever it takes to do a job well and help our teammates, and 3) being relentless about learning and expanding our skills in areas that scare us the most. We are looking for people that share our values and will help make us better.

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. Marketing