What you’ll be doing...

As the Marketing and Brand Communications Manager you will be responsible for strategic positioning, marketing/communications and all stages of creative (strategy/development/flawless execution). This includes developing a smart and consumer-centric position for each product/service, and driving holistic marketing plans and creative to support that position. In this role, you will partner with and lead key stakeholders including the product/service business units, cross-functional marketing teams, insights, integrated marketing team, agencies (traditional, digital, social, etc.) and production vendors.

Success in this role will be dependent upon the candidate’s desire to develop breakthrough creative strategies that are grounded in strong consumer and cultural insights – and an even stronger desire to manage the executional details of those ideas to near perfection. This candidate will have the ability to adapt and work in a matrix organization and ever-changing environment. Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with the business units and lead strategic positioning development.
  • Lead creative strategy, development and execution.
  • Autonomously manage multiple agencies, both traditional and digital, on all day-to-day aspects of the partnership.
  • Partner with internal cross-functional marketing teams to lead the development of truly integrated marketing plans.
  • Autonomously manage production and shoots.
  • Partner with business unit leaders and insights to develop clear objectives and success measures for all marketing and creative initiatives.
  • Think critically about the business and what is needed from a marketing and creative perspective to meet stated objectives and drive the business.
  • Measure and monitor marketing and creative initiatives to determine performance and potential needs for course-correction.
  • Manage complex situations and demonstrate the ability to develop solutions to those situations with strong partnership with peers as needed, and with little oversight from the direct manager.

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.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field.
  • Six or more years of experience in marketing strategy and creating demand for existing or new products.
  • General business analytical skills.
  • Ability to quickly synthesize data at micro and macro-level.
  • Ability to inspire and provide effective direction/input to creative teams.
  • Understanding of what is required to execute flawlessly on strong creative ideas.
  • Experience working with and managing multiple advertising agencies and internal cross function teams in the development and implementation of marketing plans.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of successful integrated communications programs for the products/services assigned.
  • Experience in managing and leading in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to solve unexpected challenges and challenge the status quo.
  • Capability of working on several projects simultaneously and maintain flexibility to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Experience in marketing technology and IoT.
  • Willingness to travel.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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