Head of Project Management - In-House Agency

New York, New York
Mar 02, 2017
Metro Area
New York
Full Time


Why should I work here?

At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand into a leading technology player.

Our in-house agency brings together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team to be responsive and innovative across every Verizon touchpoint.

    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 Oversees Traffic Coordinator’s activities in managing workload, priorities project planning and creative reviews.  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.


Must have:

    Bachelor’s degree or six or more years of work experience. Six or more years of relevant work experience. Experience in project management either in an external or internal agency. 
Ideally, you’ll also have:

    Your degree in marketing, communications, advertising or business. Three or more years of work experience in project management either in an external or internal agency.  PMP Certification 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. Proven 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. Demonstrated ability to gain client trust and effectively manage client expectations. Strong understanding of in-house marketing. Strong understanding of the creative process as well as design and print/web production. Knowledge of all Industry Regulatory, Legal and Compliance guidelines and ensure these policies are followed to the letter on their assigned businesses. Successful track record at client service in a marketing or creative environment.

Not to boast, but a little bit about us

Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded.  Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.  Different makes us better.

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