You've got a passion for technology, you're a motivated ambitious marketer and you thrive working in a fast paced, frontline, dynamic business. Good
a perfect match for each other.
Microsoft's Corporate Worldwide Retail Channel Marketing Organization
) is a critical division of the Consumer Channels Business
and is responsible for delivering world leading retail experiences that span Windows
and an extensive hardware line up. It's
at the heart of the business, sitting between the Corporate Business
groups for those consumer products and the subsidiary based retail sales and marketing teams based around the world.
a clear mission to build innovative retail experiences around the world that are the envy of our competition while delivering incremental sales impact for the business, this is the space to be in if you're looking to make a real difference in a company that has true global presence and the desire and passion to push boundaries and win.
team is searching for a senior partner/channel marketing manager to become an integral member of the business management and operations group. You will work in tight alignment with WWRCM
leadership to drive communications, businesses processes, and strategic projects. The business manager is responsible for maintaining close partnerships with key internal business partners including the Consumer Channels Group
), Worldwide Retail Category Management
), Retail Sales
field community, and finance to ensure that business initiatives are strategically orchestrated.
You'll have very strong collaboration skills, understanding of the Microsoft
business model and consumer product line, innovative thinking with a passion for technology and a talent for influence and impact through others. The candidate will have strong presentation and multi-tasking skills, well-honed executive presence skills and the ability to bring others along to your point of view. You'll be excited by the task of driving the day-to-day operations of the team and not daunted by the fast pace and need to manage multiple projects at a time. You'll be a relationship builder with a strong attention to detail.
This is not a role for someone that wants to come along for the ride, it's an opportunity to shape the way we do retail and drive the Worldwide Retail Channel Marketing
business forward. Sound
like a match for you? If it does, then don't procrastinate, opportunities like these don't come along often.
business execution. Includes
the management and coordination of team communications that reach a variety of internal audiences. Maintain
the rhythm of the business for process, planning and execution of various programs.
strategy and planning. Serve
as team liaison for key marketing events throughout the year. Includes
management of attendee allocations, scheduling, logistics, communications plan, Leadership
updates, v-team coordination, and overall execution.
3. Budget Management
management and monitoring of a multi-million dollar marketing and operating expense budget. Integration
and collaboration with finance representative.
and maintain strong partnerships across organizational lines.
analysis and problem-solving. Agility
to ramp quickly across diverse businesses offerings. Deal
with ambiguity, navigate through uncertain situations and quickly adapt to change. Clearly
prioritize critical decisions and effectively manage complex follow up activities
thought leadership. Exercise
your communication skills to varied stakeholders, including executive presence. Solid
under understanding of Microsoft
consumer products and SMSG
timely, quality and customer focused results. Drive
multiple tasks, projects, and deliverables in parallel to effectively achieve results through a largely indirect group of internal Microsoft
management of projects, solution, or deliverables to closure.
The ideal candidate will have a 4-yr college degree or equivalent plus a minimum of 10 years' experience in consumer electronics marketing, business development or a related field. Prior
experience in the retail industry is a definite bonus, being a self-starter, and a passion for technology is a must.
o 10 years' experience in consumer electronics marketing, business development or a related field
and vendor management experience
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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