, Global Communications
success at Microsoft
relies on effective coordination and execution of communications strategies and plans around the world. This effort is centered with the Global Communications
The Global Comms
team supports Microsoft's
business and image goals through a unified global communications program that strengthens the role of communications and multiplies our storytelling impact.
Our team helps the Field
communications team to scale the Microsoft
story globally through strategic, hi-impact engagement with worldwide media and industry influencers.
Team Guiding Principles
- Be force multipliers.
while taking a One Microsoft
possible, drive integration at source.
people to fish.
We are looking for a talented individual with a passion to drive cultural changes; ability to manage, lead & execute cross-organization programs globally; and develop and execute accountability mechanisms. The individual should excel at communications, planning, analytical insight, organizing and execution skills.
The ability to effectively collaborate with multiple teams, earn trust and drive change while being diplomatic are paramount to the success of the individual in this role.
The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Microsoft's Field
communications team, and SMSG
and Corporate Communications
team's rhythm of the business and quarterly business update processes.
, manage, and mitigate communications issues; provide core operational services that support subsidiaries and areas in driving their news agenda; drive accountability through effective measurement and management processes globally; contribute to the ongoing transformation of the communications discipline at Microsoft
the team's annual planning process - target setting, playbook development, etc.
tools, assets and intel that improves the overall quality of comms in the Field
our processes and tools keep pace with our ever changing business needs with a focus on reliability, efficiency and predictability.
the new measurement system and manage global metrics program that feeds into the ROB
with the Corporate Communications Business Management
team to manage Field-specific
content on the CommsCentral SharePoint
site to provide a resource-rich destination that enables the Field
to fully execute on campaigns.
the current PR Advisory
system and processes to develop/upgrade system to meet the evolving needs of the Communications
and post PR Advisories
onboarding of new Field
communicators on the tools, resources and ROB
with stakeholders across SMSG
, One Marketing Group
, etc. Identify
buy-in, sponsorship needed to implement any changes.
meetings to ensure timely follow up on action items.
to seven plus years of proven, complex project/program management experience including scheduling, issue identification/resolution, risk mitigation, dependency management.
collaborators; have a solid understanding of business and technology.
to understand the Communications
and key partner team's complex and geographic needs; and have excellent written and oral communication skills to synthesize multifaceted issues into easy-to-understand concepts.
working with diverse groups across multiple time zones.
a high level of interpersonal skills and ability to accommodate working styles and perspectives of diverse individuals. Able
to be trusted with the knowledge and handling of confidential information.
independently to achieve results with a high degree of accuracy.
effective working relationships inside and outside of the group and across the globe that involve contact at all levels of management.
a passion in simplifying processes while delivering more for less. Drive
continual process and system improvements to support the success of the global communications team.
problem solving skills/judgment, able to make confident, informed decisions and recommendations; able to anticipate difficult situations and to proactively plan appropriate actions. Able
to move forward in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge, be detail oriented and data focused.
and action driven - makes sure the job gets done on time.
in adjusting priorities, decisions, and actions to respond to multiple demands, unanticipated events and new information.
effectively under stress and display grace under pressure.
knowledge of and proficiency with MS products including Outlook
, and SharePoint
The position is based in Redmond
, WA. This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary.
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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