What you’ll be doing...

We are seeking a seasoned media leader to join our passionate team, to help build the future of media for Verizon. Equivalent to an agency AMD/VP or client Dir., this manager will partner with the consumer and B2B promo teams, as well as the rest of the Central Marketing Organization and business units to build Verizon’s brand and drive awareness of and demand for products and services. As a member of this exciting team, this role will be responsible for shaping the media strategy and driving the activation of key brand initiatives.

  • Lead strategy development for large scale brand initiatives.
  • Act as the cross-team leader, integrating all aspects of media to define and execute campaigns (Social, Media Analytics, Sponsorship, etc.).
  • Collaborate with Integrated Marketing, Consumer Insights, Marketing Effectiveness and Creative teams to deliver across key projects.
  • Lead media agency relationship, provide clear briefing and direction.
  • Manage cross-team delivery of campaign reporting, insights and optimization.
  • Identify and implement innovation and thought leadership within campaigns and across the media team.
  • Support budget management including reconciliation and invoice approval.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Client or Media Agency experience within a brand awareness and direct response capacity.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Four or more years of brand marketing/media experience, with a focus on strategy, both consumer and B2B.
  • Expertise in developing data driven media strategies.
  • Experience collaborating with creative teams for joint, idea led media plans.
  • Experience collaborating and leading, among many different teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to understand business strategies and correlate business outcomes to media actions.
  • Passion for driving results and innovating along the way.
  • Ability to manage through ambiguity and balance multiple dynamic priorities.
  • Influential storytelling skills, verbally and written.
  • Expert communication and partnership skills.
  • Analytical rigor.
  • Effective project management and execution skills.

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.

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