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Communications Manager

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. Growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.

As a Communications Manager you will be:

A trusted advisor for Communications who is charged with advancing and protecting the image and reputation of Microsoft and helping to meet the Corporate and Business objectives. You will collaborate across local/area/corp teams to develop stories in fresh ways to generate positive perceptions towards Microsoft, as well as manage issues towards a positive/neutral outcome. Enhance Microsoft’s thought leadership, trust and innovation through campaigns while generating momentum for Microsoft’s commercial and consumer offerings. You will expand the listening audience by broadening the media and influencer mix, while leveraging owned channels and earned media in creative ways. You will thrive in global storytelling opportunities by using data and insights, which feature local customers. You will collaborate internally with key stakeholders and senior leaders to drive communications to employees aligned to the strategic priorities for company-wide employee goals.


The impact of the role are:

  • Communication Strategy Setting & Planning: 10%
  • Storytelling & Messaging: 25%
  • Media Strategy & Relations: 15%
  • Crisis, Issues, & Change Management Communications: 10%
  • Digital Communications Partnership & Collaboration: 20%
  • Employee/Exec communications: 20%


Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Approximately min 5 years of Communications experience
  • Experience managing media relations
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Experience leading employee and leadership communication efforts
  • Current knowledge of digital communications techniques and social media engagement
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products and the technology industry is strongly preferred
  • Awareness of and experience dealing with government and public affairs issues is strongly preferred
  • Degree in Communications with an emphasis in public relations, journalism, business or related field or experience

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. 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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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