Microsoft Corporation Director, Product Marketing - Security Compete in Houston, Texas
We are looking for an experienced Marketer to lead the competitive team for the Microsoft Security portfolio - Security, Compliance, Identity, and Management. These solutions help customers protect data, reduce risk, and improve compliance.
You will be responsible for partnering with engineering, data science, and product marketing teams to deliver market insights, field guidance and recommendations for competitive positioning. You are expected to have a deep understanding of customer pain points, market landscape and global business climate, and our products and go-to-market strategies.
This role requires proven strategic thinking, business acumen, storytelling expertise, a passion for our customers, and outstanding leadership and commitment to diversity and inclusion. We welcome diversity in all its forms and work every day to create an inclusive culture.
Market Insights, Strategy, Messaging & Positioning
Be the subject matter expert for compete, with a deep understanding of the market landscape
Analyze market data, develop metrics to track market share, and drive competitive strategy
Deliver content that helps position Microsoft as a leading vendor in a thoughtful and compelling way, with consistency across all mediums (e.g., web, slide decks, blogs, FAQs)
Partner with Product Marketing Management on content for events, launches, and product moments
Partner with Program Management to drive product improvements based on market analysis
Programs & GTM
Partner with sales leadership to design and execute go-to-market programs to accelerate SCI market share growth against prioritized competitors
Develop proactive field guidance, sales enablement content and offer strategies based on product positioning and market assessment
Serve as an evangelist and subject matter expert for Security product positioning and competitive insights across business stakeholders, field, and partners
Manage and support the field escalation processes in competitive situations and distill learnings from win/loss reviews to drive changes
Drive rapid analysis and communication of market developments as needed
Lead a team of high performing marketers
Forster a culture of diversity and inclusion
Attract, retain, and grow diverse talent while creating an inclusive environment where everyone can bring their full and authentic self where all voices are heard and where we do our best work as a result.
6+ years of experience in technology product management/product marketing.
Subject matter expert for competitive marketing within Security (Security, Compliance, Identity, and Management) along with a deep understanding of the market landscape
Able to translate ideas into clear, high-impact communications and presentations.
Outstanding leadership and deep and unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion
Track record of recruiting, hiring, and retaining a diverse set of team members along with the ability to develop and grow the people on your team, helping them accomplish their career goals
Strong collaboration, communication, influencing, and cross-functional leadership skills
Additional or Preferred Qualifications
- Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)
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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