Sr Director – Security Narrative and Strategy

Last updated 11 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Sr. Director for Security, Compliance & Identity {SCI} Narrative and Strategy will sit within the SCI Marketing organization reporting to the CVP of SCI Marketing and will be responsible for defining and delivering the customer-centric SCI narrative, growth strategy & audience journeys for Microsoft’s Security, Compliance, Identity and Management business which delivers comprehensive solutions for protecting organizations across Microsoft and 3rd party clouds and platforms. This person will lead a primarily Washington, Redmond based team of full-time employees.

Security is at an infection point as digital transformation accelerates across the world. The increase in attack surfaces and data coupled with the increase in attack sophistication and talent shortage continue to put organizations at enhanced risks and provide an opportunity to provide comprehensive end to end solutions to protect our world. Microsoft is proud to lead the way and customers of all sizes are turning to Microsoft for tools and guidance to prevent, detect and respond to cyber threats based on zero-trust principles.

The ideal candidate has a deep passion for technology, security and marketing and deep experience in human-centric messaging, brand, business & marketing strategies and inspiring change through powerful narratives & strategy.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Defining the business growth strategy and marketing strategy for the Security, Compliance, Identity and Management business
  • Synthesizing deep market and audience insights
  • Crafting the SCI+M narratives that cross products and categories to express differentiation and cultivating human-centric and customer-centric stories
  • Defining & executing thought leadership programs and creating communities
  • Creating key customer experiences across digital and analog
  • Defining the customer-journeys to engage with customers for driving awareness, acquisition and advocacy
  • Defining and delivering content architectures mapped to customer journey
  • Generating a steady stream of compelling customer evidence
  • Building and leading a high performing organization while providing inspirational leadership with a customer mindset
  • Championing and living Microsoft culture.


Ideal candidates will have experience and demonstrated skills in:

  • 15 years of related work experience
  • Story-telling, brand and customer-centric demand creation
  • Business and marketing strategy
  • Product, field, industry, event, and digital marketing
  • Creative and strategic thinking
  • Operationalizing new business models, processes and strategies across multiple cross-company boundaries
  • Leadership of large organizations (horizontal and vertical); influencing across aligning hundreds of stakeholders
  • Prior people management experience including fostering a team culture of high collaboration, transparency, inclusiveness and trust
  • Low ego, growth mindset and high collaboration
  • Technical and business degrees a plus.

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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