Product Marketing Manager - Azure Application Innovation

Employer: Microsoft
  • Marketing
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: > 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 23.03.2019
    Short company description

    It’s a time of exciting change and new thinking at Microsoft. We’re focused on improving the day-to-day lives of our customers, delivering meaningful impact through ground-breaking technology and providing a truly unified experience.

    Through incredible services like OneDrive and Xbox Live powering a Mobile First, Cloud First world, we deliver a positive blend of work and play across different devices, locations and users. Across digital life, we’re reinventing productivity.

    In order to fuel this change, we need people prepared to challenge convention, question the status quo and collaborate with likeminded individuals that don’t fear failure but see it as a necessary step toward making a mark on the world.

    If shaping a better, more exciting future is what motivates you, you’ll be in good company.

    Find out more and apply.


    Experience: 5-7 years related experience

    Skills & Knowledge
    Evangelist and subject matter expert for product
    Deep customer focus and understanding
    Strong analytical skills
    Excellent communicator
    Experienced in core marketing communications functions

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.) required, MBA a plus, relevant fields of study include Marketing, Business, Computer Science


    Own and Land Your Propositions
    Plan and execute activity that promotes Application Innovation as a part of the customer cloud strategy to drive revenue growth; lead key product/services moments/activities/releases
    Partner with other PMMs to align plans and activities supporting customer needs and simplifying for sales, services, and partners
    Maintain product knowledge and evangelize the product internally and externally to press, enthusiasts, influencers, sales (for pre-sales and consumption driving) customer and partner scenarios
    Act as the voice of the field by ensuring timely updates/feedback to corporate on C+E Priority execution and performance in Area/Subsidiary
    Go-To-Market Planning
    Own the local product marketing strategy in accordance with growth and bridge models. Use corporate guidance to align C+E Priorities, Hero Solutions and key levers.
    Orchestrate the creation of local market plans and investment decisions. Lead targeting for local market-owned activities, partner with segment/channel teams to prioritize investment decisions for non-product-marketing owned activities.
    Develop competitive tactics to drive target market share gains; Respond to new market, product, strategy dynamics
    Business Orchestration
    Forecast and monitor Azure Application Innovation Performance; Orchestrate execution to deliver on business metrics related to the Rhythm of the Business (ROB); when needed, orchestrate Correction of Errors (CoE) plans with the segments
    Actively lead and engage with all stakeholders across the subsidiary for One Microsoft orchestration across sales, partner, marketing, and services
    Determine key insights and asks to accelerate adoption of C+E services, qualify inhibitors (with recommendations) to escalate to subsidiary LT and corporate
    Best Practice identification and sharing across the Area/Subsidiaries and with corporate to exponentially sale successful performance.

    Other info

    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.

    Benefits and Perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:

    Industry leading healthcare

    Savings and investments

    Giving programs

    Educational resources

    Maternity and paternity leave

    Opportunities to network and connect

    Discounts on products and services

    Generous time away