What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s executive communications team is looking for an executive communications manager who is tapped into technology, business to business trends, and public affairs to join their high-impact team. The candidate must be a self-starting, creative innovator with direct experience writing, and supporting senior level executives. This individual should also exhibit a strong command of the social media landscape, superior business acumen, and the ability to manage projects and people autonomously.

This manager role will lead strategic leadership communications platforms and events in support of the overall brand reputation and Verizon’s c-suite. This includes the development of high-level thought leadership, op-eds, strategic events aimed at journalists, industry leaders and policy-makers, and impactful social media content. The Manager will work directly with our most senior leaders to champion Verizon’s thought leadership vision and, also work across all communications functions and the broader enterprise to cascade our core narrative and provide strategic support as needed.

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.
  • Experience working with all levels of management, including senior executives.
  • Experience working with c-level executives and across a matrixed organization.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Journalism, Public Relations, or Communications with eight or more years of experience working as a journalist or as a corporate communications professional.
  • Experience developing highly creative campaigns with a keen eye toward uncovering new opportunities.
  • Strong writing experience and digital savvy.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to take a concept from ideation and strategy to execution autonomously.
  • Strong reporting skills, constant curiosity, and a fascination for the world of technology and it’s broader societal impact.
  • Willingness to travel between Basking Ridge and NYC, with some travel as needed.
  • Strong business acumen. Business to business knowledge.
  • A sense of humor, humanity, optimism, and grace under dynamic work environment.
  • Willingness to learn and grow at a fast-paced, Fortune 16 organization.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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