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Verizon Communications Inc

Senior Manager Sales Chat Strategy

Sales and Marketing

Sales Manager


Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

Our team focuses on the Sales Chat & Messaging product experience within our VBG digital organization. The group has built a chat product management practice across all customer touch points to deliver a seamless, personable and natural chat experience. The program is a key enabler to deliver the best in class end to end customer experience for VBG.

We're seeking a Sr. Product Manager to improve on our chat/messaging CX across our entire digital sales funnel. In this role, you'll be working with a hardworking and driven team of experts in the chat/messaging world with an aligned goal to drive growth through our chat & messaging experiences.

A successful candidate will have experience with building products from end to end, experience working in chat and messaging technology areas with data, machine learning, and an ability to build and maintain key relationships with stakeholders. In this role you will show creativity, experimentation and innovation, while driving initiatives with urgency in this fast-paced environment. This candidate is someone with a high degree of ownership, who likes experimenting and setting high standards, with a roll up your sleeves attitude. Must be able to think creatively, deal with ambiguity, and manage changing priorities. This person must have a high degree of autonomy with the ability to develop solutions and drive projects forward with minimal guidance.

Some of the day-to-day responsibilities you will execute to make a difference and drive growth include:

  • Responsible for driving incremental chat sales through utilization of partner platform (live person) Manage the chat and messaging technology stack including chat/messaging platforms, automation layers and agent augmentation solutions
  • Develop a customer-first roadmap defining the long term product strategy around sales chat/messaging. Work closely with a variety of partners and cross-functional product teams to execute the roadmap by planning and prioritizing objectively
  • Focus on our learn/upper funnel and lead gen type of chat/messaging efforts
  • Partner with demand gen product managers to gather requirements and deliver top funnel conversion
  • For features with front- end dependencies: working with designers in identifying problem areas related to product experience and conduct research for identifying unmet needs of the customer
  • Capture, document, and communicate business requirements. Translate requirements into features and user stories
  • Develop product and solution requirements, working backwards from the customer
  • Collaborating regularly and independently with the GTS/engineering teams to transfer knowledge of the customer needs and ensure the technical solution designed solves for customer and business needs
  • Provide perspective and thought leadership on emerging industry trend to improve the customer experience
  • Keep leadership team and partners updated on the product roadmap status including dependencies that could impact deliverables along with mitigation steps

Where you'll be working...

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

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience owning feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product.
  • Five or more years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology.
  • Experience working cross-functionally (product, design, engineering, usability, content development).
  • Experience managing, analyzing and communicating results to senior management.
  • Analytical and quantitative skills, including ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, develop business cases and drive improvements.
  • Sales chat & messaging technology experience.

Even Better if you have:
  • Experience working in and collaborating across a complex omni-channel environment.
  • An understanding of segmentation, personalization and multivariate testing with the the chat/messaging ecosystem.
  • Experience with product development /management tools (Jira/Confluence).
  • Ability to quickly understand various technology platforms and internal systems.
  • Ability to think independently, strong collaboration and partnership skills and attention to detail

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

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

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

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