Responsibilities

Why should I work here?

At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand into a leading technology player.

Our in-house agency brings together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team to be responsive and innovative across every Verizon touchpoint.

  • Develops and maintains solid client relationships; encourages a collaborative approach with departmental team members.
  • Educates clients on cost savings and leveraging opportunities aligned with their marketing efforts.
  • Partners with outside agencies in managing clients’ promotional and marketing efforts.
  • Writes creative briefs on complex projects and interprets them for project teams in order to lead communication strategies and implement marketing efforts.
  • Recommends the effective reuse of past materials when appropriate, to minimize client costs.
  • Collaborates on creative development and direction with client, design and production teams.
  • Provides feedback to project team during internal creative reviews.
  • Presents concepts to clients, obtains feedback and translates that feedback for the project team.
  • Reviews client change requests and responds with schedule/cost impacts along with alternatives
  • Manages expectations with clients and departmental teams.  Negotiates timelines and budgets and ensures that all deadlines are maintained.
  • Represents the interests of the client in interactions with project teams.
  • Ensures all regulatory, legal and compliance and branding guidelines are followed to the letter on their assigned businesses.
  • Provides final sign-off on projects to ensure compliance with creative brief and project specifications.
  • Leverages knowledge and understanding of graphic design, creative and production to facilitate effective communication between client and departmental teams.

Qualifications

Must have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in a project management role either in an external or internal agency.  

Ideall7y, you'll also have:

  • Ad agency project management experience preferably including print, direct marketing campaigns, online, promotions, TV, and radio.
  • Strong understanding of the benefits of the above communication channels, with the ability to match the channel with the client’s communication need.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, both through idea generation and assessment of ideas generated by others.
  • Team player with excellent relationship building skills.
  • Operates effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.  Adept at crisis management.
  • Resourceful and solution oriented.
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent creative project management skills, highly organized and ability to multitask effectively.
  • Ability to gain client trust and effectively manage client expectations.
  • Strong understanding of the creative process as well as design and print/web production.
  • Degree in marketing, communications, advertising or business.
  • Successful track record at client service in a marketing or creative environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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