Microsoft Corporation Strategic Client Director-Media and Entertainment in Boston, Massachusetts
Microsoft is on a mission 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. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.
The Strategic Client Director role adds value to Microsoft by leading a well-managed, high-performing sales team to deliver year-over-year business and revenue growth. Success is measured by quota achievement; exceeding customer objectives across all lines of business and technology relationships and in exceeding a balanced business and technology scorecard. This role provides an industry focused presence by account for the customer relationships and plays a critical role in driving our customer's digital transformation journey.
As a Strategic Client Director at Microsoft, consider yourself the dedicated virtual CEO of an account who leads our top customer into the digital age.
This role will provide you:
An opportunity to drive change with your customer to do business like never before in a new and transformational way.
A forum to co-create the art of the possible
The chance to lead world-class, diverse teams of digital transformation advisors, engineers, architects, and delivery teamswho all have a vested interest in the customer.
The Strategic Client Director will be responsible for the following:
Industry Business Leader
Lead with Industry - Building trusted relationshipsthrough engagements focused on driving the customer’s desiredbusiness outcomes using Microsoft technologies.
Deliver the customers business and technology outcomes reliably. Continue to lead Digital Transformation discussions with customers through best-in-class virtual engagements.
Account Team Leader
Orchestrating and coordinating the team, ensuring that the best of Microsoft and our partners is brought to bear to help our customers deliver their business goals.
Develop landing plan including field onboarding, partner disclosure, readiness, and execution
Ensure subsidiary business owners of transformation pillars (commerce, co-sell, membership) incorporate changes within their respective planning and execution for positive business outcomes
Determine core transformation stakeholders, define R&R, scope and role criteria and accountabilities
Create disclosure and onboarding/transition plans to prioritize efforts with stakeholders, partner account teams, support, operations
Drive attainment of local subsidiary change mgt KPIs/scorecard results
Participate within the partner transformation community, share learnings, best practices
Education and Key Experiences
5+ years of building strategic business partnerships through selling or consulting with enterprise customers. Equally considered will be 5+ years of experience driving digital transformation from within the enterprise customer.
Bachelor’s degree or MBA preferred, or equivalent experience.
Experience in influence-without-authority (networking / orchestration with 50+ internal and external people) in global environments
Demonstrated ability to understand how to run business and commercial models (including, but not limited to, portfolio management, P&L ownership, business planning)
Embody "we-before-me" mindset.
An industry mastery of any kind is required (i.e., Government, Education, Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing, Automotive, Telco, Media, Oil/Gas/Energy, etc.)
Knowledge, skills, and abilities
Strategy development with multi-phase execution and delivery
Background in large-scale, multi-year enterprise change management
Executive communications, engagement and influence
Knowledgeable of the Microsoft partner ecosystem and programs
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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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