Director, Microsoft for Startups - Community & Events at Microsoft

Director, Microsoft for Startups - Community & Events Details

May 6, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
Business Programs & Operations
People Manager
Redmond, WA
The Director of
Microsoft is committed to supporting startups around the world as they build innovative, inspiring new products and businesses. We are reinventing how we support startups and engage local startup ecosystems through our Microsoft for Startups program and a broad $500M company commitment to the global startup community. We are looking for a passionate, experienced business leader and people manager to help lead this reinvention as we build new products and programs designed to support startups and entrepreneurs around the world. Are you an experienced, passionate community-builder who has what it takes to understand startup ecosystem dynamics and customer needs and lead development of the strategy and execution plan across Microsoft's broad set of resources? Are you a proven business leader looking for your next opportunity to create engaging, high-value experiences for startups around the world? Are you passionate about startups? If so, read on. The Director of Microsoft for Startups Community

Key Competencies and Responsibilities: Influence and Impact Builds upon deep knowledge of startups and startups ecosystems to deliver high-impact community experiences and events for startups. Partners closely with internal stakeholders, including the Microsoft for Startups leadership team and engineering teams to define global vision and then lead execution of community and events activities. Strategic Thinking Deconstructs the landscape of startups and startup partners and identifies the key challenges and opportunities for each segment within that landscape. Creates the long-term vision for
Qualifications and Experience: You will need to build new partnerships across levels and teams at Microsoft to enable a more connected approach across the company. The ability to influence for impact is extremely important and we are looking for a proactive driver with a collaborative, outcome-driven reputation. This role requires a deep knowledge of, and passion for startups, entrepreneurs and the delivery of community-building activities and events. Experience leading teams and driving multiple complex projects spanning different business and disciplines with a laser sharp customer-focus. Ability
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