MDCS Communications Director

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. This is what inspires us.
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What Joining the Microsoft Development Center Serbia (MDCS) Communication Team Means:Are you energized about new technology storytelling? Do you enjoy helping your organization build employee and audience engagement, and build a deep understanding of technical value proposition? Microsoft Development Center Serbia (MDCS) Team is looking for a Communications Manager to drive unique, informative, and inspiring communication both internally and externally.

Microsoft is a company where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envision what can be, and take their careers to places they simply couldn’t reach anywhere else. This is a world of possibility, innovation, openness, and a way of thinking where “sky is the limit”.

Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We aspire to build the experiences and tools that make it possible for every professional in any business or role to be far more productive. We’re fueling digital transformation to make a difference in people’s lives and in organizations across the globe. We are curious and always learning. We lean into uncertainty, take risks, and learn quickly. We build on each other’s ideas and collaborate across boundaries to bring the best of Microsoft to our customers—because we are better together. It’s our ability to work together that makes our dreams believable and achievable. Together we make a difference.

MDCS Communications Manager is a strategic role. You will effectively lead and communicate the growth and development strategy of MDCS with the goal to attract strategic investments as well as attract the best engineering talent globally. Your proficient communication skills will enable you to partner with Microsoft engineering executive leadership, Microsoft public relations organizations within the region and globally, related NGOs, business associations, etc. Your engagement will make MDCS development strategy alive and on top of the agenda of software engineering talent Worldwide. Your commitment will drive the visibility of MDCS within Microsoft engineering organization with the goal to establish an image of a destination for cutting edge, state of the art projects. The outcome of your work will be making MDCS one of the most desirable and popular employers globally. Finally, your startup mindset, agility and proactivity will make you a good fit for our team.

Responsibilities

  • Leading the development and implementation of comprehensive communication strategy for MDCS
  • Leading the research and analysis of internal and external communication
  • Managing communication content/cadence development
  • Supervision, leadership, review, and measurement of communications projects
  • Leading the communications team and collaborating with business partners as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • Building a predictable and structured communication rhythm, deeply understanding team needs and requirements
  • Development of MDCS executives’ communication skills towards excellence

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communication, or engineering field – master’s degree is an asset
  • Excellent people management skills with the track record of implementation of organization values and culture
  • 8+ years’ experience in executive, technical and corporate communications, including public relations or marketing communications
  • Creative and analytical thinking mixed with attention to detail and the ability to craft strategic and succinct communications in an executive environment
  • Broad communications strategy and execution expertise, e.g., ability to synthesize complex and disparate inputs from variety of materials into simple, clear, and compelling communications across variety of communication channels
  • Good eye for graphic design, ensuring high-quality in all communication deliverables
  • Ability to develop communications training programs that scale across large organization
  • Strong cross-group collaboration skills and ability to drive coordination across variety of stakeholders
  • Business maturity and experience working with senior executives
  • Experience managing a portfolio of resources that span a broad communication mix
  • Curiosity and willingness to question and learn

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • A background in IT industry and cutting-edge technologies
  • Experience working directly with senior executives and leaders
  • Proven ability to communicate technical concepts and interest to grow product and technical knowledge

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.

Benefits and Perks

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

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

Prijavi se do 13/05/21

Lokacija — Beograd

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