Marketing and Business Development Manager for Startups

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Project Management & Delivery

Expertise: Communications

Location: Praha, Czech Republic

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

There are almost 400 of us in Wunderman Thompson Prague, and in the office, you’ll meet both junior and senior colleagues from different parts of the world. We speak Czech and English, but sometimes you’ll also hear Spanish, German, or Italian. Although we are the largest marketing agency in the Czech Republic and a bit of a corporate, an important part of our corporate culture is a friendly and informal atmosphere based on mutual trust and cooperation.

We're looking for an energetic and passionate person, to lead Microsoft's ISV and Startup programs. In this role you will be a key figure in the startup and ISV partner ecosystem and will be critical to fueling its growth. Our mission at Microsoft is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. You will build partnerships with startups and ISVs and engage with the local startup ecosystem players, focused on cloud, and learn how to best leverage Microsoft’s resources to empower and grow a healthy, diverse, and innovative startup and ISV network.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about helping startups and ISVs grow, familiar with the startup and ISV community and excellent at operations. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills in cross functional collaboration, relationship building, and contribute to the fastest growing businesses at Microsoft.


What you'll do

  • Working in a multinational, multicultural, fast paced environment
  • End-to-end partner relationship management, and execution
  • Be part of the innovative and disruptive market evolution, working with companies who are building and using cutting-edge cloud technologies
  • Identify and engage ISVs and startups and develop a partnership based on Microsoft cloud platform (Azure) to help scale their solution and grow their customer base globally
  • Engage with mature partners (ISVs and startups) within the Microsoft programs, while supporting them as they develop as true business partners of Microsoft
  • Grow strong partnerships with accelerators, investors, innovation hubs, community groups, and more
  • Stay up to date with digital technology trends

What you'll need

  • 2+ years of business development and customer facing experience
  • Cloud experience preferred
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills
  • Out of the box problem solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Sales, Marketing, Business Operations, Engineering, Technology)
  • Excellent English is a must and Russian or Hungarian Language is nice to have

What reward will you get from us?

  • 💰 a competitive salary
  • 🏝 5 weeks of vacation + 4 sick days
  • 🍲 catering allowance and 🍹 refreshment in the office
  • ⏱ flexible working hours and home office
  • 🏋 MultiSport card to access sports facilities
  • 🎓 free language lessons and the professional system of internal education for your potential to grow
  • 🏢 Campus with own restaurant, café, parking, showers, and many different working places for inspiration
  • 🙏 an Informal, friendly environment supporting diversity
  • 🎂 birthday gift
  • 🐕🐩🐕🦺 we are a dog-friendly company
  • 📷🎧🎥 we have own professional audio-video studio in the Campus


If you see a match🔥, let us know and apply now! Or, if you know someone who would be suitable for this position, let them know!
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At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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