Senior Communications Manager, Operating Systems Engineering in Redmond, WA


TitleSenior Communications Manager
CategoryMarketing
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionOperating Systems Engineering
Date AddedFebruary 4, 2015
Open Positions1

Would you like to work on innovative new experiences with Microsoft Xbox & HoloLens? We are seeking a highly motivated, communications expert to join our organization and help us keep an organization of 1200+ people inspired, engaged and informed.

We are seeking someone who has a passion for storytelling. You understand our teams, brands and products and know how to distill all of it down into the information that people want and need to know. You ensure that people are empowered with the information they need to do their jobs to high quality and also help them see the bigger picture. You also help teams tell their stories, so we can all level-up from the experiences of our teams.

In this role, you will oversee the communication strategy for our organization. You are familiar with tools, like videos, websites and Yammer, and you run internal teams to get these items created for our organization. But more importantly, you understand how and when to apply these to get the right information across. You can tailor your message to various audiences - from the teams to our internal partners and executives. From a simple newsletter or status updates to high-quality videos and meetings, you are the driver of our communication strategy.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
3+ years of software industry experience
5+ years of experience managing communication for a team, product or company
Strong story-telling skills, using multiple types of media
Ability to deal with ambiguity, manage multiple priorities and juggle schedules
Exceptional organizational skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Video production experience - from concept and storyboards, to script writing and casting, to editing and CGI/post-production
Website production experience - from requirements gathering and concept to UX design to implementation
Ability to run small strike teams and maintain backlogs
Experience with technical training programs
Familiarity with the videogame and/or tech industries
Experience with new IP or tech incubation


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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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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