Microsoft Corporation Sr. Business Program Manager, Strategic Communications in Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Customer Success Executive Communications team is seeking a Sr. Business Manager to join our team to develop and execute strategic communications to support Customer Success business objectives. If you enjoy fast-paced collaboration, high-visibility, high-impact initiatives and are a strategic communicator who can visualize data and speak to a highly technical audience, we want to hear from you!
We are looking for someone that has a blend of business acumen and communications experience with a passion for technology and solutions. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer, have technical/product acumen, and be an independent self-starter with a track record developing communication plans or strategic initiatives, landing key messages for an internal global and diverse audience of 3000 employees.
Identify, recommend, and implement creative (and fun!) methods for communicating with employees through a variety of channels, including, but not limited to, social platforms, listening and feedback systems, intranet, podcasts, videos, presentations, newsletters, all hands meetings, and emails.
Write internal articles, messages, briefing documents, scripts, newsletter copy, and help with to create fresh and innovative All Hands content.
Work closely with the Executive Communications Director to ensure accurate representation of CVP style, vision, and voice in all communications.
Manage an editorial calendar, working with stakeholders throughout the organization to determine how we share our story.
Identify gaps and create new initiatives to support a dynamic and cohesive employee experience. Work closely with business, communications, marketing, and engineering counterparts as a trusted communications partner and advisor.
Build predictable and structured communications rhythm. You will collaborate to help create and drive a framework for a yearly rhythm of business calendar and communications activities based upon our strategic priorities.
Identify and leverage metrics and KPIs to play to measure results based on program objectives.
Drive comprehensive special project campaigns across Customer Success Solution areas, including supporting leaders as needed.
Drive new programs as needed.
Understand our business and its people, acting as an advocate for the employee perspective.
Prior experience creating and delivering executive communications, including experience managing a portfolio of resources that span the communications mix: email, newsletters, events, videos, and internal tools for a highly matrixed organization.
Proven ability translating technical, product or analytical data into consumable content and narrative.
Creative storyteller with an eye for graphic design and multi-media creative (PowerPoint, Sway, videos, etc.)
Ability to provide clarity amid rapidly changing priorities and direction, with a structured approach to problem solving and decision making.
Strong organizational skills, cross-organizational collaboration, and examples of balancing competing projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to ruthlessly prioritize and juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications, engineering, or relevant experience.
3+ years of experience in executive, technical and corporate communications, business or technical program management.
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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