The WW Learning team is learner obsessed, and our mission is to build an enthusiastic learning culture based on industry-leading innovation and aligned for measurable business impact. Learning is a critical lever to accelerate Microsoft’s growth as a digital transformation leader, and to enable our customers, partners and our people to develop, achieve success, and thrive. We believe easily accessible learning is an essential part of a diverse and inclusive culture, and the core ingredient to helping people become their best personal and professional selves.
Within WW Learning, the Global Customer Learning team is seeking an experienced marketing and programs director to lead the Go-To-Market and Programs team.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership skills with a combination of people management, partner marketing, and program management experience. In this role, you will be responsible for:
Leading the Marketing and Program Management Team
Setting Team Priorities
Developing the Learning Partner GTM Program from structure to benefits
Developing strategic partner GTM plans with defined set of partners to create a high quality and unique partnership experience
Managing partner co-marketing and channel go-to-market strategies to drive incremental business to both Partners and Microsoft
Ensuring operational excellence in all aspects of programmanagement, GTM execution, including regular communication about global partner GTM progress to Microsoft and partner stakeholders
Collaborating to share insights and experience that will help scale best practices and increase the effectiveness of our GTM approach
Landing relevant corporate (GTM) programs and go-to-market strategies with WW Learning Partners and Customers
Delivering ongoing market, trend identification, and competitive insights to the organization
Minimum 5 years as a people manager
Minimum 8 years of experience in partner marketing
Experience building incentive-based partner marketing programs
Demonstrated success building and executing joint marketing plans with partners
Communication: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Strong collaboration and negotiation skills
Qualified Degree: BS/BA degree required; MBA preferred
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.
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