Marketing Communications Manager (m/f/d) - temporary position

We are looking for a Marketing Communications Manager to join the Central Marketing Organization (CMO).

The Central Marketing Organization (CMO) leads integrated marketing excellence in planning and execution across commercial Solution Areas, consumer business, segments including SMB and Partner, and Marketing engines to drive business outcomes for the Area. With integrated marketing excellence, events & digital marketing expertise and data-driven insights, CMO delivers quality customer and partner experiences at scale to maximize marketing impact across our connected customer journeys in alignment with global strategies and local business priorities. CMO embraces and promotes Global Demand Center (GDC) and Global Engagement Program (GEP) alignment and drives Area marketing governance with Sales (including CDS), Solution Areas, Communications and OCP. CMO builds clear linkage with area priorities such as Customer Adds, Consumption, Skilling and Country. In everything we do, CMO models our Microsoft leadership values and nurtures diverse and inclusive teams.

Job description:

  • Planning and execution of all vertical marketing activities within an industry including MEI (Marketing Engagement Index) /GDC (Global Demand Center) connection, anchor events, webinars, e-papers, customer cases, social
  • Setting KPI, budget and monitoring compliant and effective results & action
  • The Marketing Communications Manager is a core member of the Vertical Marketing Team. You are part of a ‘circle of trust’ where open feedback, transparence, mutual learning and support and celebration of success (and sometimes failure) is the norm
  • Your excellent relationship to your peers is critical
  • This role is passionate about contributing to the team’s overall success. You are a constant learner who can help land and streamline processes, so the team can function seamlessly together


  • Bachelor or Master degree in relevant field
  • Marketing expert - someone who might no have a long CV (yet) but has proven marketing skills in first assignments in international industry marketing roles and teams
  • Early in career but strong in attitude: growth mindset, a problem solver, an optimist and can-do person. Hands-on and driven. A team player that knows that 1 plus 1 is 4
  • Innate ability to navigate through a complex matrix organization. Adept in change management helping others to plan, execute, and communicate effectively. Thrives in a fast-paced connected sales and marketing environment
  • Must be obsessed with delivering a compelling customer experience connected to business outcomes and embrace Marketing Automation concepts
  • Strong understanding of sales priorities and motivations and ability to advocate for marketing in conversations with sales organizations
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills
  • Strong anticipatory skills in delivering accurate marketing execution and marketing operations excellence
  • Strong maturity, presence and track record of marketing impact and influence
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and German

Please note your onboarding will happen through an agency but you will work for Microsoft. The position is limited for 18 months.


Earliest Possible Start Date01.03.2022
ContactYanar, Tamara