Microsoft Corporation EMEA Partner Marketing Operations Manager in Bratislava,

This is an external staff position. Your employer will be a third-party supplier, in service for Microsoft.

As Partner Marketing Operations Manager, you report to a Regional Marketing Manager who manages the relationship with its assigned OEM partner(s) for all matters related to co-marketing activities and Microsoft-driven programs which directly support its OEM sales. Your primary role is to manage the quarterly planning cycle of our co-marketing investments, liaising with our local Partner Account Managers (PAM) in each country. These co-marketing investments are meant to drive OEM product adoption thru promotion of innovation & design wins in the marketplace as well as to meet both volume and revenue targets of our Microsoft OEM Division .

Responsibilities

  • Quarterly Marketing Campaign planning process across EMEA countries, including:

  • Review, negotiation and approval of marketing plans, liaising with local Microsoft Partner Account Managers to optimize joint marketing investments

  • Proof of execution (POE) review and actual investments’ performance assessment

  • Consolidation and submission of country specific information for business reports

  • Regional budget planning with your Regional Marketing Manager

  • Training and educating local stakeholders in a multicultural environment on process changes, investment guidelines and campaign assets developed by Microsoft

  • Establishing and maintaining relationship with designated OEM stakeholders

  • Assuming a pro-active role within the EMEA account team

Qualifications

• Solid command of oral and written English a must

• Experience in controlling/accounting/administrative support or equivalent.

• Marketing budget management experience a strong plus

• Business acumen related to Marketing ATL/BTL tactics a strong plus

• Degree in Marketing, Finance, Economics or Business management preferred.

• Fluent user of Excel a must (incl. advanced functions such as pivot table), fair handling of MS Office suite expected