Communications Manager

Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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Microsoft’s Devices organization is looking for an experienced Executive Communications Manager who is passionate about creative storytelling and ensuring engaging, compelling, and relevant communications. This Redmond-based role will help manage both internal and external executive communications for the Chief Product Officer of Microsoft as well as the Devices LT and be a source of guidance for the Devices org on Communications. The role will contribute to speeches/keynotes (including new product launches), customer/partner presentations, social media, PR-engagements, as well as internal communications and events (All Hands, Town Halls, newsletters, org communications guidelines).

  • Help manage executive platform aligned to strategic priorities of the leader and organization
  • Collaborate with teams inside the organization as well as across our business partners in Finance, Marketing, HR, and PR to gather data and content for internal communications and external presentations
  • Deliver senior executive level briefing materials, scripting/messaging for internal and external keynotes and presentations customer, partner and internal events.
  • Create communications for 3000+ employees across channels (email, video, Teams) – driving and enabling regularity in communications
  • Align messaging to corporate and Devices narratives
  • Lead establishment of best practice, and nurture a community of storytellers, with alignment on messaging
  • Contribute to social and digital personal branding on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and blogs
  • Partner with PR leads on briefings for media engagements, and supporting briefings for analyst engagements
  • BA/BS in Journalism, Marketing, English, or Communications (or equivalent)
  • 7+ years communications, public relations, marketing or executive communications experience
  • Understanding of Microsoft’s solutions and products, including customers and partner ecosystem
  • Business maturity and experience working with senior executives
  • Exceptional messaging and writing skills
  • Know how to leverage multiple channels to land meaningful communications (events, video, social, PR, etc.)
  • Good eye for graphic design and multi-media creative (PowerPoint, Sway, videos, etc.)
  • Great attention to detail and ensures accuracy in all communications deliverables, regularity and adherence to deadlines for RoB
  • Strong cross-group collaboration skills and ability to drive coordination across all levels and stakeholders
  • Growth mindset and a pre-disposition to learning culture
  • Ability to manage multiple communication projects simultaneously and drive strong work-back plans

Thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment and able to adapt plans and approach real-time 


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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Communications Manager
Microsoft Corporation