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MicrosoftMACH Marketing Traineeship

Application deadline 28-02-2016
Start date 01-09-2016


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Come as you are. Do what you love.

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 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 that these roles are designed to increase Microsoft’s marketing impact and efficiency while helping our marketing professionals build expertise.

By applying you will be considered for all available Marketing roles including Audience Marketing Manager, Channel/Partner Marketing Manager, Product Marketing Manager, Marketing Communications Manager, etc. All of these roles support and promote our solutions for Enterprise customer, Small and Medium Market and supporting Partners in their businesses.

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Microsoft Academy for College Hires at Microsoft (MACH)

We believe that work is a place for exploration, creativity, innovation and professional growth. It’s about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things which leave a lasting impact. At Microsoft, you learn from the finest in the business. As a full time graduate employee, you experience an inspiring world class program. MACH is as an accelerated career development program designed to recruit and hire top-performing graduates across a broad range of roles, and aims to cultivate your talent utilizing training, mentoring, and providing community support.

With over 2,500 MACH employees in over 60 countries worldwide, you'll gain a network to a global community of peers, leadership exposure, world class trainings and the opportunity to take on challenging work that contributes meaningfully to helping people and businesses realize their full potential.

• The MACH Program continues for 12-24 months from the time of hire

• The first year is focused on training, peer mentoring, and other on-boarding activities, while the second year is focused on career development and global networking

• At the end of the program, MACH employees join the MACH Alumni community

• Please note this is a full time, permanent position

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What makes us different

Un-like other programs, you will be immediately placed in a challenging role with specific learning roadmaps. You will be provided with the infrastructure and resources to define and grow you career including access to world-class learning solutions both online and live in classrooms.

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It’s your chance to:

  • Become immersed in a global organization that offers plenty of opportunities to grow
  • Have the entire Microsoft network at your fingertips
  • Get out of the office and alongside your clients, whilst building strong connections with internal teams too
  • Collaborate with colleagues & peers across a worldwide organization
  • Benefit from the mobile technology you need to work flexibly  
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  • Available to start in September 2016
  • Pursuing or within one year of graduation from a full time Bachelor or Master’s program, preferable inBusiness Management, Economics, Marketing or similar
  • Deep understanding of markets, customers and related technology
  • Fluent in English and Dutch
  • Full work authorization for your chosen location
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  • Inspired by the continually evolving craft of marketing
  • Ability to influence, inspire and lead from any role
  • Good understanding of the relationship between technology and business
  • Passion for technology and innovation
  • Eager to grow and learn
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Competency in Building Successful Relationships
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Cross-boundary collaboration
  • Thriving in a fast paced, ambiguous environment
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation
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Selection process and timelines:

  1. Scenario assessment (online test)
  2. Video-interview (online)
  3. Screening interview (Skype)
  4. Assessment Centre (@ Microsoft Schiphol)
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Interested? Please apply with an English résumé.

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