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...

The Associate Creative Director - Copywriter creates breakthrough work in social channels and helps bring the Verizon brand closer to culture. This includes: creative direction, leadership, execution and client service by providing creative direction to the social creative team on content calendar creative, creating groundbreaking concepts that will help generate positive impressions of the Verizon brand within social channels, and helping to create experiential concepts that generate social content.

  • Provides creative direction and coaching while partnering with team to accomplish creative objectives.
  • Provides creative quality control over concepts and execution.
  • Directs complex, medium-scale project activities and effectively leads the work of the creative studio team.
  • Leads execution of Tier 1 & 2 creative work on select projects including development of presentations, headlines and copy.
  • Provides brand guidance and direction to ensure consistent alignment with brand standards & tone.
  • Works harmoniously with others to get a job done and leads the team in a collaborative fashion.
  • Shares critical information with everyone involved in a project to produce more effective creative solutions.
  • Works in partnership within the creative group and across the organization; promotes a “be of service” solution-oriented mentality across the team.
  • Finds common ground with clients when debating creative or strategic opinions.
  • Builds strong relationships with clients; perceived as a credible, trusted advisor.
  • Partners with clients to achieve effective outcomes in an efficient manner.
  • Works with clients to articulate creative needs concisely and completely.
  • Appropriately balances client desires, business requirements and marketing strategies.

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.
  • Four or more years of experience as a Copywriter.
  • Three or more years of experience in directing creative teams.
  • In-House or external advertising agency experience.
  • Portfolio.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in advertising, English, journalism or related field.
  • Creative conceptualization skills along with experience in integrating concepts across different media channels.
  • Ability to present concepts to clients.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge in industry-standard software and tools such as the MS Office, Adobe Acrobat & Keynote.
  • Experience in brand development as well as traditional and emerging multichannel marketing.
  • Ability to develop creative strategies to address marketing and business objectives for regional initiatives.
  • Knowledge of that all projects require attention to detail so that work is on-time, on-budget and on-strategy.
  • Ability to be persuasive and/or negotiate when selling in ideas.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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