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Microsoft Corporation Brand Campaign Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

The Microsoft Global Media Team is responsible for planning, activating and fiscally managing all media spend across Microsoft. The team works across a broad group of internal Microsoft product and business groups, driving business impact by leading the development of innovative and world-class media strategies designed to meet our stakeholders’ unique business goals. The team’s responsibilities extend to driving market intelligence and contributing to Microsoft’s media innovation across media channels and ad tech.

Microsoft’s Global Media Team is a diverse, collaborative, solutions-oriented team committed to infusing diversity and inclusion principles into our hiring, our communication, our innovation, and the way we connect with our customers through advertising.

We are seeking a passionate and inspired media professional to join the Commercial Media Team to run the broad reach advertising effort against our B2B audiences. This position will be managing paid media strategy, planning and execution for Microsoft’s brand, across Microsoft’s commercial offerings. You should have a growth mindset, be curious, eager to learn by embracing diverse perspectives, and have expertise across the media landscape. This is an opportunity for a seasoned media veteran who has confidence in proactive planning and vision setting, strategic development, collaboration across many different stakeholder groups and storytelling at the right altitude.

What our team will do for you:

  • Give you the opportunity to gain new experience and improve upon your strengths

  • Support who you are as your authentic self

  • Champion your successes at every level of our leadership

  • Make career development a consistent priority with this role having future opportunity to become a group manager

Responsibilities

How you will be making an impact in this role:

  • Contribute to and create a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full and authentic self, where all voices are heard, and where everyone does their best work as a result

  • Help Microsoft achieve commercial success across business goals by leading the development of innovative media strategies and plans, working with our agency to ensure accurate media execution and optimization, and partner with analytics leads to deliver campaign reporting and insights

  • Build strong relationships with internal Microsoft marketing teams, engineering teams, and product teams to learn and understand their business objectives and campaign goals.

  • Inspire other team members to collaborate effectively together and work across campaigns to develop a seamless end user journey

  • Apply your knowledge of paid media to recommend plans that deliver efficient and effective media mixes, innovation and testing that achieve campaign goals

  • Bring ideas on how to advance Microsoft’s thought-leadership and testing within ad/media/data to combat industry challenges

  • Ensure fiscal compliance by partnering closely with internal and agency finance and media partners to ensure all campaigns stay within budget parameters and comply with finance requirements

  • Ensure accurate campaign creative delivery, tagging, naming conventions, and brand safety protocols by coordinating closely with stakeholders, ad operations, and agency teams

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years’ experience in media, marketing, or advertising directly at a client or at an agency

  • Experience creating strategy for media approach, in addition to developing and executing media plans across digital and traditional media channels including: Display, Paid Social, SEM, Out of Home and Broadcast

  • Ability to exhibit strong communication and storytelling competency

Preferred Qualifications

  • College BA/BS or equivalent professional experience

  • Experience communicating and presenting at an executive level

  • Proven competency working across diverse teams with varied business goals

  • Ability to partner and lead external agency relationships

  • Able to deal with ambiguity and continued change

  • Demonstrates a problem-solving first approach

  • Understands advertising / media industry trends

  • Believes that success is a shared accountability across the whole team

  • Knowledge of the B2B media landscape

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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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