Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world.
What makes Microsoft a great place for marketers? We have amazing products used by billions of people. We have an incredible diversity of businesses. From incumbent brands to challenger brands, and from established markets to emerging markets, we have some of the strongest consumer and enterprise products and services in the world. With an unparalleled depth and breadth of career opportunity and the ability to make a worldwide impact, you can design a career path that is hard to match anywhere. In addition, Microsoft regularly evaluates and evolves the marketing discipline to ensure these roles are designed to increase Microsoft's marketing impact and efficiency while helping our marketing professionals build expertise.
Do you want to work on a meaningful and impactful project and make a difference? Are you willing to learn from others and open to new ideas? Do you want to support others to succeed and operate in a highly-collaborative and global environment? If this sounds like you, Microsoft would like to invite you to come join us as you are, where you can find more than just a job. Read on to learn more about opportunities and apply online!
Start date: 01.03.2021
Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available marketing roles including the ones described below, depending on education level and/or location. To be considered for an internship position, you need to be enrolled full-time as a student majoring in an applicable field with a minimum of one semester or term to complete after the internship.
Marketing Communications Manager
You are able to center your work with larger goals in mind. You are adept at working with team members across business groups and agencies to deliver a global integrated marketing communication plan.
The Marketing Communication Manager embraces our company’s Marketing principles, is a Microsoft Brand Steward, and drives ongoing improvements in maximizing marketing spend and driving marketing efficiency, and marketing impact.
As a marketing communications manager, you will manage annual marketing communications priorities and success metrics. You will direct priorities for events and media, public and analyst relations. You will oversee production and deployment of advertising and drive the strategy and execution of digital and social media. You will determine the optimal mix of engagement vehicles for your product, service, or geography. You'll need to be a strategic thinker to ensure execution, risks, and global alignment are optimal.
Product Marketing Manager
You are the key to global marketing. You determine marketing strategy for your area and communicate through marketing plans, product content, and internal and external evangelism.
The Product Marketing Manager understands, orchestrates, and influences campaigns and marketing activities, develops integrated marketing campaigns, and delivers product, solutions and customer campaign feedback to the business. An essential aspect of the role of the Product Marketing Manager is to align the content, timing and delivery of marketing messages and outreach to Microsoft’s customers and partners.
You play a role throughout the marketing cycle: from positioning, messaging and storytelling to determining and orchestrating global launch plans and identifying market research needs. You also own monitoring our competition and building competitive positioning and response plans.
Pursuing either a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in relevant field with a minimum of one semester remaining to complete after the internship
Excellent communication skills and strong writing and presentation skills
Strong desire and business acumen for Marketing
Passion for technology, both consumer and enterprise
Fluency in English and German
Valid work authorization required