Communications Managers

Microsoft Corporation
Chevy Chase, MD
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
**Microsoft Communications** **is** **G** **rowing!**We are growing and looking for Communications Managers to join a variety of teams across Microsoft Communications, spanning growth areas such as Security, Gaming, Windows, Surface, Teams, and Cloud.Successful candidates will play a vital part of news moments, campaigns and projects, including creating plans, informing strategy and driving execution. Please apply if you have a passion for storytelling and a deep desire to collaborate with marketing, sales, engineering, and other internal and external stakeholders to shape messaging, build content, and amplify through various channels with proven and new tactics.Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, and we are dedicated to this mission across every aspect of our company. As part of the Microsoft Communications team, you will join a group of professionals focused on telling the stories that help people fall in love with Microsoft, the things we make, and the impact we have in the world.**Responsibilities**Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available Communications roles described below.**R** **oles Security,** **Compliance, Identity and Management** **C** **ommunications** **:**+ SeniorCommunications Manager:LeadWindows/Exchange Commercialcommunications,includingmanaging proactiveandreactivedisclosures,cross-team storytelling,and speaker engagements.+ Communications Manager:As adata-driven storyteller, youwillfocus on extracting key trends from our data signalsandbuilding acreative content engine inclusive of contributed articles, content backgrounders for media, narratives,and more.**M** **icrosoft Teams** **C** **ommunications** **:**+ Communications Manager:Support the Future of Work/Hybrid Work campaign, includingthe Work Trend Index reports.+ Senior Communications Manager:Lead proactivestorytelling efforts thatgenerate awareness andaffinityfor Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Viva.Youwillpartner with customers to highlight the innovative ways theyare using technology to drive business success, highlight product features that canimprovethe way people work,and help increase impact for Teams and Viva through Microsoft's owned and social communications channels.+ Communications Manager:Lead proactive disclosures and reactive communicationsfor MicrosoftTeamsacross developer andplatform, industry-specific andfrontlineworkercapabilities,andintegrations between Teams and first-party servicessuch asDynamics 365,MicrosoftMesh and Windows.**Windows** **,** **Devices** **C** **ommunications** **:**+ Communications Manager:Managethe cadence of disclosures/builds and Windows updates,managethe quality narrative with tech press and partner with OEM and Silicon partners to land positive reviews for Windows.+ Communications Manager:Lead proactiveand news-driven storytelling efforts for Education, M365and TeamsConsumer, Family Safety and Consumer Security offerings; storytelling lead for campaign focused on Parents.+ Communications Manager:Lead proactiveand news-driven storytelling efforts forEdge, Bing,Microsoft Advertising,Content Services; drive thought leadership narrative re: future of the web and new creator economy.+ Communications Manager:Lead communications forSurface commercial, PC accessories, and Surface campaigns.**Gaming** **C** **ommunications** **:**+ Communications Manager:Drivestorytelling around the amazing line-up ofXbox and PCgameswithin Xbox Game Studios.+ Senior Communications Manager:LeadConsumerPReffortsto drive awareness of Xbox and deepen our storytelling efforts with the goal of reaching new players around the world.+ Communications Manager:Create and execute strategic PR campaigns to help broaden the ways players engage with Minecraft beyond the video game itself, from toys, to apparel, to board games, to books, and a major motion picture on the way.+ Communications Manager:Manageengagementprograms and relationships with Content Creators to drivecoverage andadvocacyofXboxproducts,services,and partnerships,with an emphasis on non-core creators.+ Communications Manager:Create campaigns and manage relationships with creators that help us tap into new pools of influence and get smarter about new ways to reachGenZaudiences.**Customer** **C** **ommunications** **:**+ Communications Manager:Build compelling stories together with our topcommercialcustomers and implementglobalPR plans,strategies,and programs. You will alsocultivate a pipelineand manage an editorial calendar of customer stories to fuel our owned channels.**Analyst** **R** **elations** **:**+ Analyst Relations Manager:ManageAzureanalystrelations including Azure Pro Integration, Data Integration, Communications Services,andAzure AR breadth programs.+ Analyst Relations Manager:ManageIndustry Cloudsanalyst relationsincluding depth and breadth programsfor the Retail and Manufacturing verticals.+ Analyst Relations Manager:Manage Business Applicationsanalystrelations including Sales Force Automation, Marketing Automation, Customer Data Platforms, and Voice of Customer technologies.**Qualifications**Required Qualifications+ Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience.+ Exceptional communications skills.+ Ability to manage complex projects in a fast-changing environment.+ Understanding of evolving communications trends.+ 2+ yearsofexperience in Communicationsor Marketing.Preferred Qualifications+ Ability to collaborate effectively within a team and across organizational boundaries.+ Ability to work effectively with multiple business partners, including cross-group teams, virtual and global teams, vendors,and agency partners.+ Proven track record for new, innovative approaches and smart risk taking.Want to hear from an employee currently working at Microsoft? Read their stories on Microsoft Life ( .\#COMMSGROUPMicrosoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form ( .Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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