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Microsoft Corporation Partner Marketing Advisor - Partner for Strategic Global ISV in Cambridge, Massachusetts

About Us

Microsoft has an incredible opportunity - empowering organizations to harness the power of their data in a cost-effective, secure, and ethical manner. To make good on this opportunity, Microsoft works with channel partners – across different types and size – to create solutions that harness the power of and optimize the large portfolio of products, services and capabilities across the Microsoft data and AI platform. The Data and AI Partner Strategy team develops the strategy, align investments, create globally scalable programs and GTM with our strategic partners that help our channel ecosystem delivery the right solutions to customers at scale.

The team is looking for a marketing leader to build and drive a set of globally scalable GTM programs with our top ISV partner(s).

About You

You are fascinated with the role of data in the modern-day business world and possess a deep understanding of not just the ISV business model but also the different buy centers within the customer ecosystem and building marketing programs focused on targeting and engaging these audiences.

In your past role, you have been acknowledged as a marketing thought leader and have delivered strong business impact leveraging globally distributed internal and external stakeholders.

You have the right balance of business and technical acumen and are passionate about driving technology adoption through field and partners. It is desired that you can develop a strategic program that brings together the various linear and orthogonal elements (e.g. skilling, capacity, customer needs, partner engagements, value prop and story-telling) to enable a feasible model that is globally scalable and locally relevant. You readily leverage that knowledge to develop a prescriptive point of view. You can bring your point of view to the conversation in a constructive & collaborative way, inspiring buy-in and adoption of your ecosystem program.

Responsibilities

About the Job

The Partner Marketing Advisor Partner Aligned (PMA-P) – Data and AI role is key to Microsoft's partner management strategy as part of the Global Partner Solutions (GPS) organization. The PMA-P is responsible for growing our Data and AI revenue through planning, executing and landing impactful Go-To-Market (GTM) campaigns for strategic ISV solutions build on Microsoft’s Data and AI stack.

  1. Drive partner revenue contribution to our Data and AI business through impactful Go-To-Market (GTM) development and execution across Microsoft products within assigned priority partners

  2. Leverage global investments to build a set of globally scalable GTM programs to optimize GTM impact at the Microsoft subsidiary level, including working with the subsidiary PMA-Ps to drive alignment on partner selection and GTM execution

  3. Partner centered: learn about the partners business, market opportunity and Modern Marketing practice to position for building GTMs

  4. Embrace the learning culture prioritizing time for learning & personal career development. Leverage technical and industry expertise to become a thought leader and trusted advisor to your partners

Qualifications

  • 5+ years in a customer and/or partner facing role, optimally dealing with a variety of audiences – Customers, Partners (ISV, SI, start-ups, MSPs)

  • 5+ years working directly with partner ecosystems, the ability to provide valuable business and technical guidance to them and to secure their commitment to use business solutions

  • Product Management experience

  • C-level partner engagement experience

  • Creativity, Conviction and Curiosity

  • Success dealing with and overcoming ambiguity to deliver results

  • Driving change management efforts in redefining programs and processes

  • Ability to effectively influence others, including multiple Microsoft groups and Partners

  • Strong planning and analytical experience

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and execute multiple initiatives in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely

This role requires travel, including international 20% of the time to engage with our field and ISV partners across key geographies.

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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