Microsoft Corporation Full-time opportunities for students & recent graduates: Business development & strategy in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Business development managers identify key strategic initiatives to develop and successfully execute Go to Market strategies against top competitors.

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 business development and strategy roles including the ones described below. To be considered as a student or recent graduate, you should be within 12 months of graduation or graduated within the last 12 months.

Responsibilities

As part of this role you will drive capacity planning to ensure partner readiness to increase sales and market share. We are looking for a great individual, who can think out of the box with ideas, execute on messaging, design presentations to support to customer and partner communications and support the Enterprise Partner Team

Qualifications

  • Pursuing either a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in relevant field.

  • Experience in selling software solutions to large enterprises preferred.

  • Skills required include:

  • Excellent communication skills and strong writing and presentation skills.

  • Strong desire and business acumen for consultative solution selling.

  • Exceptional negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills.

  • Passion for technology, both consumer and enterprise.

  • Some understanding of cloud computing, Microsoft Office 365, or devices preferred.

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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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