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What you’ll be doing...

The focus of this role will be to work with the Retail Channel Creative Marketing team, stakeholders on the Marketing Activation team, and other internal and external partners across the organization to lead retail creative development to support brand, campaign, and promotional initiatives. You will work with the creative team to shape and develop the work, acting as a key point person for the retail channel within the Creative Marketing Group. You will work closely with internal stakeholders, creative counterparts, and project managers to ensure the creative work addresses business needs and meets creative excellence expectations.

  • Serves as direct point of contact for aligned projects and advises on options and capabilities, utilizing marketing best practices and channel knowledge.
  • Maintains the “big picture” for projects and requirements ensuring that related deliverables are treated appropriately.
  • Evaluate project brief content for completeness and partner with team to identify key message and actionable content to build creative briefs that will enable the creative team to create on-target deliverables.
  • For Tier 1 projects involving multiple components, assists in strategic development, monitors “big picture” progress, and tracks major milestones.
  • Provides strategic counsel and develops a “trusted advisor” relationship with aligned stakeholders.
  • Partners with Manager and stakeholders to identify Tier 1 Creative Services/Marketing projects and goals, as well as expected Tier 2 and 3 needs, across a calendar year.
  • Work closely with the creative group to staff, prioritize and plan to meet those needs; reviews and updates project plans at set intervals across the year.
  • Serves as the voice within the creative marketing team for the stakeholders to ensure the creative team understands requirements and perspective and that the final output aligns as appropriate.
  • Understand products, audiences, and business objectives and collaborates with creative team to ensure they are applied to work.
  • Reviews products for quality, consistency, accuracy, and advancement of the visual and verbal brand in design reviews, and ensures that consistent image/message is conveyed across the work.
  • Attends sales, strategy, status, project kickoff, and other internal stakeholder meetings.
  • Appropriately balances creative needs, business needs, marketing standards, and brand identity
  • Works with manager and extended team to develop departmental standard operating procedures, workflows and enhanced infrastructure.

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’re the type of person who sees the big picture and looks to make the biggest impact possible. You have an eye for design and a business focus. You are creative and innovative, but understand when to stay within the lines. You’re comfortable working and communicating with all types of people, and they listen to you. You’re able to understand business priorities and translate them into creative plans. You’re organized and detail-oriented and you’ve got a knack for spotting errors. You take a lot of pride in your work, and that’s why people count on you to deliver.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Communications, or Marketing.
  • Experience within the retail channel.
  • Four or more years of wireless experience and understanding of wireless industry trends and key business drivers.
  • Four or more years of experience in digital, media, and communications planning.
  • Experience and knowledge of marketing best practices.
  • Experience presenting your ideas to a range of audiences with success.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects to successful completion.
  • Ability to perform executive communication via Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, complete important time sensitive tasks, adapt quickly to last minute changes, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under pressure, on multiple assignments, with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to bring teams with differing opinions to a common place by identifying common ground and negotiation.
  • Knowledge of creative production process (Print, Digital).
  • Advertising agency experience or experience managing an agency
  • Ability toengage and influencelarge teams and functional leaders
  • Experience in creating and increasing demand for a portfolio of products and services.
  • Organizational, interpersonal, presentation, oral, written communication, and negotiation skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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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, religious, or state law recognized reasons).