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Verizon Communications Inc

Executive Communications Manager, Verizon Business ( 561275-1A )

Executive

Branch Manager

Yearly

No

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

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 executive communications team is looking for an executive communications manager who is tapped into technology, business to business trends, and public affairs to join their high-impact team. This role will require a strong command of the social media landscape, superior business acumen, and the ability to manage projects and people autonomously.

  • Lead strategic leadership communications platforms and events in support of the overall brand reputation and Verizon’s c-suite. This includes the development of high-level thought leadership, op-eds, strategic events aimed at journalists, industry leaders and policy-makers, and impactful social media content.
  • Work directly with our most senior leaders in Verizon’s Business Group to champion Verizon’s thought leadership vision and, also work across all communications functions and the broader enterprise to cascade our core narrative and provide strategic support as needed.
  • Make strategic communications decisions for our top Verizon Business executives on a regular basis, from where to position them to the language used to communicate our core messages.
  • Receive strategic direction and broad guidance and is accountable for both our digital thought leadership platform and select strategic events results.
  • Directly manage several high profile executives through leadership events and be responsible for all day to day decision making responsibilities and project management, with very little guidance.

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.
  • Willingness to travel between Basking Ridge and New York offices as needed.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Journalism, Public Relations, or Communications with eight or more years of experience working as a journalist or as a corporate communications professional.
  • Experience working with all levels of management, including senior executives.
  • Experience working with c-level executives and across a matrixed organization.
  • Experience developing highly creative campaigns with a keen eye toward uncovering new opportunities.
  • Strong writing experience and digital savvy.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to take a concept from ideation and strategy to execution autonomously.
  • Strong reporting skills, constant curiosity, and a fascination for the world of technology and its broader societal impact.
  • Strong business to business knowledge.

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.