What you’ll be doing...

At 140, Verizon's in-house agency, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space brings together the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, forming an integrated team that's responsive and innovative across every Verizon touch point.

The Project Manager executes internal client requests ensuring on-target, on-time, on-budget, on-brand delivery of marketing collateral. The PM must exhibit outstanding project management and client communication skills in achieving the highest possible standards in client service. They need basic knowledge of clients’ business challenges to provide communications solutions and project management execution. The PM will also be expected to participate in creative development meetings and ensure final output is on mark. In addition, the PM will provide project management follow-through and accurate delivery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain solid client relationships; encourages a collaborative approach with departmental team members.
  • Educate clients on cost savings and leveraging opportunities aligned with their marketing efforts.
  • Partner with outside agencies in managing clients’ promotional and marketing efforts.
  • Write creative briefs on complex projects and interprets them for project teams in order to lead communication strategies and implement marketing efforts.
  • Recommend the effective reuse of past materials when appropriate, to minimize client costs.
  • Collaborate on creative development and direction with client, design and production teams.
  • Provide feedback to project team during internal creative reviews.
  • Present concepts to clients, obtains feedback and translates that feedback for the project team.
  • Review client change requests and responds with schedule/cost impacts along with alternatives.
  • Manage expectations with clients and departmental teams. Negotiate timelines and budgets and ensure that all deadlines are maintained.
  • Represent the interests of the client in interactions with project teams.
  • Ensure all regulatory, legal, compliance and branding guidelines are followed to the letter on their assigned businesses.
  • Provide final sign-off on projects to ensure compliance with creative briefs and project specifications.
  • Knowledge and understanding of graphic design, creative and production to facilitate effective communications between clients and departmental teams.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, advertising or business.
  • Three or more years of professional experience in a project management role either in an external or internal advertising or in-house agency.
  • Successful track record at client service in a marketing or creative environment.
  • Ad agency project management experience including print, direct marketing campaigns, online, promotions, TV, and radio.
  • Strong knowledge of the benefits of the above communication channels, with the ability to match the channel with the client’s communication needs.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, both through idea generation and assessment of ideas generated by others.
  • Team player with excellent relationship building skills.
  • Operate effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Crisis management, resourceful and solution-oriented abilities.
  • Excellent creative project management skills, highly organized and ability to multitask effectively.
  • Ability to gain client trust and effectively manage client expectations.
  • Strong knowledge of the creative process as well as design and print/web production.

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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