WE, one of the world’s largest independent communications and integrated marketing agencies, is looking for an Account Manager to drive the agency’s cloud communications support for Microsoft.


The Account Manager will be a key decision-maker on an agency team and be responsible for day-to-day client management and satisfaction. They will serve as the point person for strategic integration and counsel for the business areas they represent across the Microsoft account.


The agency’s Cloud Communications team represents Microsoft’s cloud products (like Azure), as well as its solutions for industries and work with customers and partners around the globe.


This role will lead two accounts within that team: Government and Partner.


Experience in the public sector, and with Enterprise Technology clients is preferred. This is a great opportunity to hone leadership skills and subject matter focus on a single client. The candidate will be considered to support additional areas or projects as they gain experience and meet established benchmarks.


At a time when the cloud has never been more important, we are looking forward to having a leader join this dynamic and highly valued area of the Microsoft agency business.



What you'll be doing

  • Leading/owning projects that demonstrate strategic planning and creative thinking as well as driving news and launches for events
  • Pursuing and coordinating cross-account/practice and global business opportunities
  • Growing, managing, and maintaining client relationships with key, senior level media/influencers; proactively engaging on issues
  • Soliciting and sharing feedback/perception from media and influencers regarding client(s) competition and position in the industry
  • Leading engagement with executives and support of their individual social media platforms
  • Providing strategic and tactical counsel to executive level clients
  • Establishing social media objectives and goals across the account(s)
  • Partnering with clients to establish the strategic direction for social media engagements
  • Leading preparation and delivery of organic growth or new business proposal content and in person pitch meetings
  • Contributing to agency strategic planning initiatives
  • Developing, reviewing, and pitching stories/content
  • Developing budget/utilization management and resourcing skills
  • Overseeing resource allocation across team including staffing, hiring, and onboarding new talent
  • Managing career development and performance of direct reports, managing up to senior staff on crisis issues, and client/team satisfaction while holding the team accountable to demonstrating agency values

What you've been able to accomplish

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or related field, or the equivalent knowledge and/or experience
  • 6 years of experience in integrated communications or PR, preferably in an agency setting and/or within an applicable industry; 4 years of management experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Excel)

About Us

WE Communications:

WE is one of the largest communications and integrated marketing agencies in the world. We’re independent, we’re all about our people — both our clients and our employees — and we believe in the power of communications to move audiences to positive action. 


For more than 30 years, we have been helping translate complex innovations into powerful, persuasive stories. Our sector expertise across key verticals — including technology, healthcare, consumer, and brand purpose — translates into insights and strategies that are informed, current and credible.


We work with companies that are embracing the ever-evolving digital world to reinvent themselves, to deliver new value to their customers or reach them in new ways and ultimately improve people’s lives.



WE Codeword is a fast-growing agency that combines content, media relations and thoughtful creativity to build effective communications programs. We work with the biggest and smallest tech companies in the world, and our clients trust us to launch their startups, run multi-channel campaigns, grow their user bases, and lead comprehensive PR and marketing initiatives. We're storytellers and brand engineers, and we love big ideas that serve a real purpose. 


WE Codeword is a proud member of the WE Worldwide network. We’re committed to an inclusive, diverse, equitable culture that values every team member and helps advance their careers.


We Red Bridge:

WE Red Bridge is an award-winning integrated communications consultancy, born through the merging of two leading independent agencies who shared a single common goal: to do things differently.  With a company culture founded on integrity, teamwork, creativity and entrepreneurial savvy, we work as business partners to our clients to think ahead, challenge the status quo, and deliver tangible business results.


Providing integrated consumer, technology, B2B and healthcare sector expertise, our strength is working with first-mover brands that are seeking to define an industry category, those that are leading the way through technological and social innovation, and the mavericks, our kindred spirits, who dare to challenge convention.


With offices in Shanghai and Beijing, plus access to a network of offices in over 18 countries, WE Red Bridge provides clients in China with an alternative – a connected independent consultancy, local in its focus, creative in its approach, and international in its thinking.



WATATAWA is a Singapore-headquartered strategic communications consultancy committed to delivering tangible business results for our clients. We specialise in corporate communications, financial and investor relations, and stakeholder engagement, helping clients communicate across the entire media ecosystem on their biggest opportunities and challenges. We have a track record of providing strategic perspective to senior business executives, working closely with corporate affairs teams, and developing global communications programmes for both public and private sector clients.


Our experience covers all of Asia’s major markets and spans four decades of involvement in some of the region’s most significant market developments, business initiatives and international events.

WATATAWA’s key differentiator is the depth and experience of a team drawn from business, journalism and consulting backgrounds with in-depth knowledge of multiple sectors — and our absolute guarantee of hands-on senior-level involvement in every aspect of our work for clients.


As a WE Communications company, our extended capabilities include in-depth analytics, interactive and digital marketing, social media, branding, and international research.


Avian WE:

Avian WE is a leading integrated communications agency in India. For over 16 years, we have focused on building the right kind of company – strong on growth and high on values – knowledgeable, ethical, committed, and passionate. Since 2015, we have been ranked as the best agency in India in multiple categories at Fulcrum Awards and Sabre Awards. We are the only communications agency to be featured in the Top 50 India’s Best Place To Work – Mid Size Workplaces in 2018.


We are part of WE Communications, one of the largest communications and integrated marketing agencies in the world. WE is a recipient of Titanium and Gold Lions at Cannes Lions 2019, APAC PR Consultancy of the Year (PR Awards Asia 2019), Best Agency in Asia Pacific (PR Week Global Awards 2019) and Technology PR Agency of the Year (Holmes Report Global Sabre Awards 2019).


Equal Opportunity: WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or other legally protected class status.


Diversity and Inclusion: WE values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas

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