Verizon Product Manager- 5G Entertainment in Boston, Massachusetts

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s launch of 5G service will usher in a new era of functionality. 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology, but users will know it as the key to unlocking only previously imagined experiences. It means a faster and more powerful network, with a massive impact on how we live, work and play. The connectivity benefits of 5G will transform the way we think about media and entertainment.

As the Product Manager for Entertainment, you'll be responsible for shaping the strategy and driving the end to end execution of 5G Signature Experiences to exemplify the power and capabilities of 5G network connectivity. You’ll do this by bringing to life rich and immersive applications, and delivery of brand defining signature experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Create the overall strategy for entertainment content experiences that showcase the capabilities of Verizon’s 5G Network.

  • Work closely with content partners, studios, brands, and developers to define best in class experiences and work with those partners to bring them to market.

  • Identify, assess, prioritize, build and test new entertainment products and experiences on Verizon’s 5G network.

  • Identify, cultivate, establish and maintain strong relationships with studios, networks, producers, actors/actresses, musicians, influencers and entertainment insiders to develop first-of-its-kind original content in new/emerging media formats (e.g., AR/VR).

  • Identify specific moments within the media and entertainment industry to meaningfully take part in (e.g., The Academy Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Grammys).

  • Be the subject matter expert for Entertainment and have a deep understanding of the film, TV and music industries.

  • Ideate and build business cases for new product solutions and experiences for Entertainment.

  • Lead the coordination of key project concepts from strategy and development, to launching and tracking execution and exposure against established KPIs.

  • Represent Verizon in any external meetings and industry events to enhance the marketing and branding efforts.

What we’re looking for...

You are steeped in pop culture and deeply knowledgeable about film, TV and music, and are passionate about new technologies, emerging content formats and new media platforms that will advance the entertainment industry. You have experience working for or partnering with brands that surround and embrace pop culture. You are a creative and innovative thinker who not only appreciates building unique experiences but also understands the practical steps that takes and is able to leverage (and build upon) your existing network of peers and partners from across social media communities and fan communities.

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:

  • A Master's degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering or Creative fields of study.

  • Two or more years of experience at an entertainment company in a branding/identity, content creation, product or product marketing role.

  • Three or more years of experience in product strategy, development, and/or product marketing role, ideally for a studio, network, producer, music label, or audio/video service provider.

  • Deep experience engaging with audiences across multiple touchpoints including online, social, retail and cultural events.

  • Experience working with AR, VR, 360 degree video and/or gaming solutions.

  • Business development experience working for or with entertainment brands.

  • Experience in collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders including development, network, finance, strategy, marketing, advertising and sales teams.

  • Experience managing a project/product/service from concept through to execution and optimization.

  • Understanding of emerging technologies in the film, TV and music industries.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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