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Director Product Marketing - Category Development

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: November 19, 2021

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  • Job number 1194828
  • Travel 0-25 %
  • Profession Marketing
  • Employment type Full-Time Transformational technology has the potential to not only disrupt but create entirely new categories of innovation that impact individuals, organizations, and society. Microsoft AI and Innovation is a unique team with the charter of developing new technology categories and growing perceptions of trust and innovation for Microsoft. Our cross-company and cross-technology focus spans many forward-looking research areas, like Future of AI, Human-Machine Interaction, Digital Responsibility, Autonomous Systems, Societal Resilience, Sustainability, and many others. In this role you will be responsible for leading the development and incubation of new technology categories working with a broad set of stakeholders within Microsoft Research and across the company. We're looking for someone with a well-rounded technical background, product marketing experience, who thrives in a startup type environment where curiosity and creativity fuel ambition through big bold bets. This role is about envisioning new categories built on innovation breakthroughs in the company, developing unique and durable value propositions and bringing these to life through thought leadership and technical marketing. From strategy through to execution, this role is a collaboration with key stakeholders in business modeling and go-to-market. If this sounds like you, and you want to join a fast paced, dynamic team of creative and passionate marketers at the cutting edge of innovation, we'd love to welcome you to the Microsoft AI and Innovation marketing family. You can check out some of the many amazing ideas and projects we have helped bring to life on our Microsoft Innovation and Microsoft AI sites. Responsibilities
    • Cultivate strategic relationships and collaborate across multi-functional teams from ideation to execution.
    • Assess future-oriented technologies in research and early development to propose new technology solution opportunities in partnership with subject matter experts.
    • Lead the formulation of new categories from definition, value-prop creation & testing, narrative development, and marketing strategy, working in close partnership with business modeling and go-to-market stakeholders.
    • Build and execute an end-to-end thought leadership and technical marketing strategy including the development of marketing assets (presentations, demos, scripts, etc.) to bring the vision to life.
    • Grow thought leadership and engagement through ongoing category storytelling scaled through events, field, and influencers. Qualifications
      • 7+ years of work experience and expertise that spans technical & non-technical roles - i.e. technical marketing or technical sales, evangelism, product management, business marketing, business consulting and/or program management.
      • Entrepreneurial spirit fueled by a deep understanding of the innovation space and emerging technologies.
      • Ability to analyze and uncover market opportunities, formulate innovation solution strategy.
      • Experience leading and driving multiple complex global projects spanning different business and disciplines with a laser sharp customer-focus.
      • Passion for technical storytelling with strong, confident executive communication capabilities (written and oral).
      • The ability to collaborate across multiple teams (research, product development, go-to-market, engineering, field) to develop a vision, shape product plans, align strategy and land messages through the right vehicles.
      • A profound sense of ownership and accountability is absolutely required alongside the ability to influence and inspire influential audiences such as top business communities, customers, partners, analysts, press, and other global influencers. Microsoft 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. Save save Director Product Marketing - Category Development to job cart This site is hosted for Microsoft by Phenom People

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