Office 365 is a yet to launch enterprise product from Microsoft. Office 365 combines the familiar Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of next-generation communications and collaboration services: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online. Office 365 is simple to use and easy to administer â€“ all backed by the robust security and financially-backed, guaranteed reliability you expect from a world-class service provider. According to recent job post, Microsoft is looking for product manager who can look after the Office 365 integration in Windows Phone 7. I expect that the existing Office hub will feature these capabilities or they may release individual clients for Lync, Sharepoint,etc,. to enhance Enterprise customers productivity experience.
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Office 365 Product Manager, Windows Phone Experience – MCB – Windows Phone (7475 Job
Date: Feb 16, 2011
Location: Redmond, WA, US
Job Category: Marketing
Location: Redmond, WA, US
Job ID: 747575-35795
Division: Mobile Communication Business
Product Manager, Windows Phone O365 Experiences
Smartphones are at the center of an important battleground for Microsoftâ€™s future success. With Windows Phone 7, Microsoft is well positioned to gain both mindshare and market share in this highly strategic area.
The Windows Phone Business Experiences team is seeking a Product Manager to help drive our strategy for engaging with the Office 365 product group. As a leader in this high-profile area, you will work across the business divisions, utilizing your skills, insight and personal persuasiveness to drive successful marketing plans for the Windows Phone business.
You will own the strategy and execution for the Windows Phone client access to O365, including working with product planning and product engineering on product capabilities, engaging cross-group to ensure effective go-to-market sales and marketing plans for Windows Phone and Office 365, and the development of customer-facing materials to describe the value proposition of Office 365 and Windows Phone. You will also be responsible for developing our web site strategy and maintaining mobility content on our windowsphone.com business site, as well as the development and execution of our customer evidence program to gain customer cases studies and testimonial videos.
Are you up for the challenge of leading the charge for Windows Phone with and bringing the best Windows Phone and Office 365 experience to customers? If so, this is a great opportunity for you.
We are seeking a strong business leader who can balance strategy development with execution. This role requires strong strategic thinking, the ability to analyze a complex business ecosystem, and the capacity to distill technology into compelling value propositions for customers. In addition, success in the role requires:
Skill with understanding and influencing user experiences
Demonstrated success with developing convincing value propositions and marketing content for a high-tech products or services
Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)
Strong cross-group collaboration and leadership skills
A history of meeting deadlines, hitting targets and ensuring high quality deliverables
Ability to work with ambiguity and define quantitative measures for evaluating success
A minimum of 5 years of experience in marketing or product management in a technology company is required. An MBA is highly preferred and mobility industry experience is a strong plus.