When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s Corporate Strategy Business Development team identifies winning strategic opportunities and leads the development of an ecosystem to generate new revenue growth and profitability. Reporting to the Vice President of Business Development, the Director of Business Development will be supporting a sizeable business case with immediate revenue potential for Verizon. As a key function, the team will work with strategic partners to advance our Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) position in the market. The Director will work with key stakeholders across the business, and they will drive, negotiate, and govern partnership agreements for Private MEC.

What we’re looking for...

You are a self-starter, creative, and innovative thinker. You are professionally polished with sound business acumen, deep financial knowledge, and excellent research and analytical skills. Talking to people comes very naturally to you, and you have an ability to communicate and present complex information in a way that people understand – whether verbal or written. You have experience in collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and functional teams. You have strong analytical skills balanced with soft skills such as listening and observing while communicating in a meaningful way. You are an experienced people manager who will provide support and leadership to your team. You are extremely organized, and you have exceptional project management skills that will be critical in this role due to the complexity of projects.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience, with a proven track record in business development, strategic partnership, and/or deal making in a Technology industry
  • People leadership experience; experience leading teams of sellers and relationship managers preferred
  • Strong business acumen and knowledge of the technical market landscape
  • Experience working in large matrixed environments, including cross-functional collaboration with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and disciplines throughout the organization
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking, market analysis, and creative thought leadership

Even better if you have:

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Finance, Business, and/or a related discipline
  • 6+ years of experience in strategy, consulting, and/or M&A partnerships
  • 3+ years of experience in international telecommunication, media, and/or technology industries

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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.