Consumer Services Senior PR Manager, Marketing in Redmond, WA

TitleConsumer Services Senior PR Manager
LocationRedmond, WA
Date AddedJanuary 9, 2015
Open Positions1

The consumer services PR team is looking for an experienced professional to join our team. We need a talented storyteller to bring Microsoft's consumer services into the hearts and minds of people around the world. This position will be part of the team responsible for influencing perceptions across our range of consumer services at Microsoft, such as Bing, Skype, OneDrive, and Internet Explorer, among others. These services are an integral part of our company mission to help people in every aspect of life be more productive and get more done. Our mission every day is to tell our story in compelling ways that leads people to use and love these services the way we do.
Candidate responsibilities:
oLead all media relations for consumer services, working with consumer and industry press
oCollaborate globally with marketing teams to evangelize new customer experiences
oWork closely with agency to develop plans, including news moments and story cadence
oProvide strategic counsel to executives and marketers on how to best land our story

Candidate requirements:
o7+ years of work experience in public relations or marketing, preferably in consumer technology
oEffective at taking initiative, influencing and driving results, both alone and through others
oStrategic mind and experience with reactive response and global comms guidance
oClear presentation and negotiation skills to align executive stakeholders across priorities
oHistory of success in driving work through cross-functional teams and collaboration
oMust have excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels within the company
oExperience managing external agencies and vendors
oEnthusiasm, creativity and resourcefulness
oThis position is based in Redmond, WA and will require occasional travel.

Microsoft 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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