What you’ll be doing...

We believe our employees deserve to understand the business in which they’re working inside and out. Whether we’re bragging about an innovative new product feature, putting the spotlight on a colleague or sharing timely industry news, we expect internal communications to be both informative and inspiring.

We’re looking to hire a professional who has the experience and creativity it takes to plan and build engaging Town Hall, newsletter and video content to keep Product/R&D teams up to speed on relevant topics and share Product/R&D stories across the company.

About You
● You believe employee communications is a key lever to build culture and community.
● You have a passion for the written and spoken word, not to mention a knack for creating the perfect visual to bring a message to life.
● You are insatiably curious about how things work with a willingness to do the legwork required to get the answers to your questions.
● You masterfully connect the dots to ensure communications are clear and compelling.
● You have experience creating communications that meet the needs of global audiences.
● You have no shortage of ideas for how to keep employee communications fresh and impactful.
● You are a skilled relationship-builder; collaboration is how you get things done.
● You have an eye for detail and are known for your ability to execute flawlessly.
● You have a hunger for receiving and giving feedback, and you know the value of respectful, candid conversations.
● People trust you with confidential information and situations that require high degrees of dependability.

Major Activities and Responsibilities
● Manage the product communications editorial calendar
● Plan and deliver Leader Town Hall sessions
● Serve as a creative advisor for video communications
● Develop critical business communications and newsletter stories
● Build relationships across the business in order to source the most important, relevant, and engaging content
● Develop methods to track communication effectiveness

What we’re looking for...

Background Requirements:
Required Skills, Education, and Experience:
● 5-7 years of experience in messaging and communications (employee comms experience a plus)
● Strong project management skills
● Strong written and oral communication skills
● Experience aligning culture during mergers and acquisitions
● Experience developing video concepts and scripts
● Experience developing leader messages that strengthen the leaders’ brand and build commitment to new ways of working

Behavioral / Leadership Competencies:
● Experience working across company boundaries; functions well in ambiguous and complex environment
● Relentless focus on continuous improvement
● Ability to quickly build relationships and diplomatically negotiate a common approach
● Ability to interact with all levels of management
● Ability to work collaboratively and individually to achieve stated goals
● Ability to juggle multiple priorities and stay calm under pressure
● Ability to coach others in the development of communications

Technical Competencies
● Expert communications and design capabilities – written and visual/artistic
● Excellent consultative and facilitation skills – ability to create a compelling vision, accelerate transformation, and influence decision making
● Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
● Expertise with communications tools (e.g. Slack, Zoom, Communications Management Systems, WebEx)

Keyword: VZConnect

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.