When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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...

At Verizon, we don’t just wait for the future, we build it. That statement is never truer than within our Media + Engagement team. As part of the Media Platforms Center of Excellence, we are shaping the future of how Verizon Consumer Group uses media and connections to fuel company growth. We are seeking an experienced media expert & leader to join our passionate team. Equivalent to an agency Director/VP, this Manager will partner with the Consumer Business Unit and the rest of the Central Marketing Organization to drive awareness, demand, engagement and ultimately loyal consumption of our products and services.

As a member of this fast-paced and energetic team, you will be responsible for shaping the media strategy and driving the execution of key consumer initiatives within the Home. This role requires the ability to synergize efforts across paid-owned-earned for maximum impact. We’re ultimately looking for a smart marketer with strong paid media expertise. Reporting to the lead of Home/Local media, you will partner with a broad & cross-functional set of talented stakeholders to:

  • Own strategy, planning and tactical execution for Home media plans each quarter and/or promotional period
  • Partner with business and promo leads to define the strategic role of media for business objectives
  • Drive execution of large scale media initiatives, with an eye for performance & optimization
  • Act as the cross-team leader, integrating all aspects of media to define and execute Fios campaigns (Creative, Social, Media Analytics, Sponsorship, Experiential, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Integrated Marketing, Marketing Activation, and Creative to jointly deliver all key initiatives
  • Lead media agency relationship, provide clear briefing and direction
  • Manage cross-team delivery of campaign reporting, insights and optimization
  • Identify and implement innovation and thought leadership within campaigns and across the Media Team
  • Execute best-in-class budget management including reconciliation and invoice approval
  • Establish and refine processes for executional excellence

Where you'll be working...

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. You are open to collaborating with multiple teams and unafraid of sharing new ideas that may be the next big breakthrough.You have a thirst for knowledge and unparalleled curiosity. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of Excel and Powerpoint
  • Media Agency or Client experience

Even better if you have:

  • Six or more years of consumer marketing or media experience, with a focus on strategy
  • Presentation skills
  • Expertise in developing data driven media strategies and strong digital media acumen (knowledge of programmatic, geo and hyper-targeting, retargeting)
  • Experience in both national and local media
  • Experience collaborating with creative teams for joint, idea-led media plans
  • Channel agnostic mindset with experience developing local campaigns, special emphasis on digital acquisition and/or demand generation
  • Ability to understand business strategies and translate the desired business outcomes to media actions
  • Resilience in a fast-paced and performance-oriented environment
  • Ability to manage through ambiguity and balance multiple dynamic priorities
  • Passion for driving results and innovating along the way
  • Influential storytelling skills, written and verbal
  • Expert communication to effectively project manage across many stakeholders
  • Analytical rigor

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).