Verizon

Associate Creative Director - Copywriter

Verizon

April 30, 2021


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: 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.
  • Leads in directing and executing the design of marketing assets as prescribed by creative/marketing briefs.
  • Provides creative direction on small-and large-scale social media projects from creative conception to completion.
  • Brainstorms and strategizes with integrated creative team to help develop creative direction with a focus on the writing of social marketing materials.
  • Provides conceptual ideation for engagement and activation ideas for social.
  • Helps convert rough ideas into visual prototypes (e.g., sketches, layout drafts) to illustrate concepts for creative reviews.
  • Recommends, researches and develops language to support creative strategy and execution.
  • Collaborates with art direction team to artfully build creative solutions to address specific project objectives.
  • Directs and is accountable for the final development and production of creative assets and ensures accuracy, attention to detail that meets or exceeds the design objectives.
  • Ensures brand guidelines and brand voice are embraced and adhered to across all executions.
  • Supports the Creative Directors and creative team in developing creative strategies and concepts for social channels.
  • Helps oversee quick-turn content from social creative team and provide timely feedback.
  • Plays an active role in contributing conceptual ideas in brainstorms or offline creative development.
  • Works to improve the team’s overall performance and embraces a collaborative approach.
  • Provides visible support for leadership and helps build a unified team mindset.

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.
  • Experience as a copywriter.
  • Experience using relevant Adobe Creative Cloud software, MS Word.
  • Willingness to provide portfolio.

Even better if you have:
  • Degree in English, advertising or related field.
  • Eight or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of design applications in traditional and emerging channels, particularly in social media.
  • Stated opinions clearly and can verbally describe visual concepts.
  • Produced collateral within the brand, but also explores new interpretations of the brand and develops out-of-the-box approaches to grow the voice of the brand.
  • Adapted well to changing priorities, deadlines and directions.
  • External advertising agency experience.
  • In-House advertising agency experience.
  • Demonstrated creative conceptualization skills.

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.