Verizon Project Manager in New York, New York

What you’ll be doing...

WHY WORK HERE?

At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space will bring together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team that can be responsive and innovative across every Verizon touch point.

OVERVIEW

The Project Manager executes internal client requests ensuring on-target, on-time, on-budget, on-brand delivery of marketing collateral. The PM must exhibit outstanding project management and client communication skills in achieving the highest possible standards in client service. They need basic knowledge of clients’ business challenges to provide communications solutions and project management execution. The PM will also be expected to participate in creative development meeting ensuring final output is on mark. In addition, the PM will provide project management follow-through and accurate delivery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and maintains solid client relationships; encourages a collaborative approach with departmental team members.

  • Educates clients on cost savings and leveraging opportunities aligned with their marketing efforts.

  • Partners with outside agencies in managing clients’ promotional and marketing efforts.

  • Writes creative briefs on complex projects and interprets them for project teams in order to lead communication strategies and implement marketing efforts.

  • Recommends the effective reuse of past materials when appropriate, to minimize client costs.

  • Collaborates on creative development and direction with client, design and production teams.

  • Provides feedback to project team during internal creative reviews.

  • Presents concepts to clients, obtains feedback and translates that feedback for the project team.

  • Reviews client change requests and responds with schedule/cost impacts along with alternatives

  • Manages expectations with clients and departmental teams. Negotiates timelines and budgets and ensures that all deadlines are maintained.

  • Represents the interests of the client in interactions with project teams.

  • Ensures all regulatory, legal and compliance and branding guidelines are followed to the letter on their assigned businesses.

  • Provides final sign-off on projects to ensure compliance with creative brief and project specifications.

  • Leverages knowledge and understanding of graphic design, creative and production to facilitate effective communication between client and departmental teams.

What we’re looking for...

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in marketing, communications, advertising or business.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional level experience in a project management role either in an external or internal agency.

  • Successful track record at client service in a marketing or creative environment.

Ideally, you'll have

  • Ad agency project management experience preferably including print, direct marketing campaigns, online, promotions, TV, and radio.

  • Strong understanding of the benefits of the above communication channels, with the ability to match the channel with the client’s communication need.

  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, both through idea generation and assessment of ideas generated by others.

  • Team player with excellent relationship building skills.

  • Operates effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Adept at crisis management.

  • Resourceful and solution oriented.

  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent creative project management skills, highly organized and ability to multitask effectively.

  • Ability to gain client trust and effectively manage client expectations.

  • Strong understanding of the creative process as well as design and print/web production.

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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