What you’ll be doing...

WHY WORK HERE?

At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space will bring together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team that can be responsive and innovative across every Verizon touch point.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Creative Direction, Leadership and Execution

  • Provides creative direction and coaching while partnering with team to accomplish creative objectives
  • Provides creative quality control over concepts and execution
  • Directs complex, medium-scale project activities and effectively leads the work of the creative studio team.
  • Leads execution of Tier 1& 2 creative work on select projects including development of presentations, headlines and copy.
  • Provides brand guidance and direction to ensure consistent alignment with brand standards & tone.

Leadership

  • Works harmoniously with others to get a job done and leads the team in a collaborative fashion
  • Shares critical information with everyone involved in a project to produce more effective creative solutions
  • Works in partnership within the creative group and across the organization; promotes a “be of service” solution-oriented mentality across the team
  • Finds common ground with clients when debating creative or strategic opinions

Client Service

  • Builds strong relationships with clients; perceived as a credible, trusted advisor
  • Partners with clients to achieve effective outcomes in an efficient manner
  • Works with clients to articulate creative needs concisely andcompletely
  • Appropriately balances client desires, business requirements and marketing strategies

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Preferably in advertising, English, journalism or related field.

  • Minimum of seven years professional experience required; four as a copywriter

  • Three years experience in directing creative teams

  • In-House or external agency experience required.

  • Portfolio required.

Ideally, you'll have:

  • Demonstrated creative conceptualization skills along with experience in integrating concepts across different media channels

  • Comfortable presenting concepts to clients.

  • Hands on experience in copywriting

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • Working knowledge in industry-standard software and tools such as the MS Office, Adobe Acrobat & Keynote

  • Demonstrates experience in brand development as well as traditional and emerging multichannel marketing

  • Develops creative strategies to address marketing and business objectives for regional initiatives

  • Understands that all projects require attention to detail so that work is on-time, on-budget and on-strategy

  • Knows how to be persuasive and/or negotiate when selling in ideas

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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