Internship Opportunities For University Students: Marketing

Last updated 5 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

What makes Microsoft a great place for marketers? We have amazing products used by billions of people. We have an incredible diversity of businesses. From incumbent brands to challenger brands, and from established markets to emerging markets, we have some of the strongest consumer and enterprise products and services in the world. With an unparalleled depth and breadth of career opportunity and the ability to make a worldwide impact, you can design a career path that is hard to match anywhere. In addition, Microsoft regularly evaluates and evolves the marketing discipline to ensure these roles are designed to increase Microsoft's marketing impact and efficiency while helping our marketing professionals build expertise.

Do you want to work on a meaningful and impactful project and make a difference? Are you willing to learn from others and open to new ideas? Do you want to support others to succeed and operate in a highly-collaborative and global environment? If this sounds like you, Microsoft would like to invite you to come join us as you are, where you can find more than just a job.   Read on to learn more about opportunities and apply online!  

Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available marketing intern roles including the ones described below, depending on education level and/or location. To be considered for an internship position, you need to be enrolled full-time as a student majoring in an applicable field with at least one remaining semester. 

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree at a 4yr accredited University (with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship).
  • Demonstrated interests in the continually evolving craft of marketing.
  • Proven aptitude for seeking creative solutions to multi-faceted problems. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to influence, inspire, and lead from any role. 

Responsibilities

Marketing Communications Manager

Overview


You are able to center your work with larger goals in mind. You are adept at working with team members across business groups and agencies to deliver a global integrated marketing communication plan.

The Marketing Communication Manager embraces our company’s Marketing principles, is a Microsoft Brand Steward, and drives ongoing improvements in maximizing marketing spend and driving marketing efficiency, and marketing impact.

Key Responsibilities

As a marketing communications manager, you will manage annual marketing communications priorities and success metrics. You will direct priorities for events and media, public and analyst relations. You will oversee production and deployment of advertising and drive the strategy and execution of digital and social media. You will determine the optimal mix of engagement vehicles for your product, service, or geography. You'll need to be a strategic thinker to ensure execution, risks, and global alignment are optimal.

Partner/Channel Marketing Manager

Overview

As a Partner/Channel Marketing Manager you will shape the strategy and manage the execution of programs that drive partner profitability. Partner profitability programs accelerate partner cloud practice development by helping the partners build business plans, develop cloud offers, create go-to-market channels, form new business opportunities, increase partner satisfaction, and strengthen partner loyalty.

Key Responsibilities


This role bridges internal and external stakeholders to develop and drive channel marketing plans. You will engage directly with partners to drive execution, hold partners accountable for meeting business results, and adapt plans and investments accordingly.
You own the partner ecosystem and channel strategy. We need creative, analytical, and broad thinkers who collaboratively engage with partners to identify and achieve mutually beneficial results. As needed, you will incubate new partner models and deliver a partner gap analysis. You own the partner campaign, program activity delivery, and sales pipeline support.

Product Marketing Manager

Overview


You are the key to global marketing. You determine marketing strategy for your area and communicate through marketing plans, product content, and internal and external evangelism.

The Product Marketing Manager understands, orchestrates, and influences campaigns and marketing activities, develops integrated marketing campaigns, and delivers product, solutions and customer campaign feedback to the business. An essential aspect of the role of the Product Marketing Manager is to align the content, timing and delivery of marketing messages and outreach to Microsoft’s customers and partners.

Key Responsibilities


You play a role throughout the marketing cycle: from positioning, messaging and storytelling to determining and orchestrating global launch plans and identifying market research needs. You also own monitoring our competition and building competitive positioning and response plans.

ACE Rotation Program (Accelerated Connections and Experiences)

Current juniors will also be considered for a marketing internship in the ACE Rotation Program —a marketing rotation program that begins with an internship in one of the roles outlined above, and assuming you return full-time, continues with 2 distinct, 1-year rotations in different marketing roles at Microsoft. See the ACE Rotation Program page for more details

Qualifications

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.

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