What you’ll be doing...

The Employee Communications Director will design and execute the internal communications plans that leverages corporate positioning, marketing campaigns and corporate social channels to advance Verizon’s narrative and priorities in the marketplace and brand positioning.

Role/Responsibilities:

  • Lead a talented team responsible for the development and distribution of strategic communications and national campaigns that influence and engage internal audiences.
  • You will act as the primary business partner to our Corporate teams.
  • You will generate awareness, excitement and engagement for company priorities, product and service launches, business initiatives, etc. for all Verizon employees.
  • You will partner with our PR teams to ensure that all communications plans are aligned.
  • You will work closely with the VZTV Studio to ensure all communications plans and messages are aligned.
  • You’ll work closely with the Corporate leaders to understand key priorities and focus areas, and work together to develop strategic internal PR plans that support our business initiatives.
  • You’ll create and build awareness of Verizon’s brand and message in a highly competitive, fast-changing business.
  • You will develop internal messages, creating new levels of awareness about Verizon’s innovations, and industry-leading successes to accelerate growth.
  • You’ll be responsible to elevate the company's internal messages, bringing new perspectives and vision to clarify and showcase Verizon’s proven successes and unparalleled products and services, while building and strengthening customer loyalty.
  • You will lead a variety of projects from conception to completion, on time, on budget, bringing the most impactful idea to life in the best possible way.

What we’re looking for...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Media, Journalism or related field.
  • 10+ years of successful work experience in PR, journalism, or related field. Other communication experience will be considered.
  • Experience leading teams (writers, editors, etc.) and agency partners effectively, delivering desired outcomes and business results.
  • Experience developing and executing strategic communications plans and campaigns.
  • Ability to translate complex issues into easily consumable messages for a wide variety of audiences.
  • A self-starter, a risk-taker and a team player.
  • An action-oriented business leader who is focused on driving results.
  • Highly collaborative and invested in the success of the team and the client organizations.
  • Able to juggle multiple demands, manage shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Able to understand client opportunities and transfer into actionable ideas.
  • Able to understand complexities of the business and navigate a matrixed organization across multiple disciplines.
  • Able to provide strategic counsel to internal stakeholders, including senior leadership.
  • Experience managing crisis communications situations.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, including ability to craft content in a variety of formats while conveying a consistent brand voice.
  • Strong process orientation with a clear track record of implementing best practices that bring simplicity, efficiency and the highest possible quality.
  • Metrics driven with hands-on experience with analytic and tracking tools for media and social engagement.

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

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.