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Thu Mar 22, 2018 - 30 weeks ago

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Senior Brand Manager - Packaging

What you'll be doing...

Senior Manager - Brand Packaging:


The Marketing Organization at Verizon establishes and builds our brand as the leading technology and network brand in the industry by understanding the changing customer expectations, providing specialist marketing capabilities, driving consistency of brand, creative and experience, and delivering efficiencies and effectiveness in our communication.

The Brand Development team within the marketing organization is looking for a Senior Manager of Product Packaging. This is a high-impact, highly visible role leading a cross-functional team of four direct reports and multiple agency teams that are responsible for elevating our packaging design systems and driving business results.

Functional Role & Focus

Responsible for design management in product packaging including graphic communications, structural design, in store integration & merchandising systems, and final implementation for multiple products across Verizon. Leads packaging programs in cross-functional collaboration with BU leadership, Operations, Agencies and 3rd party product developers. Leads the translation of strategic briefs into design briefs, and drives execution of project work-streams and resources.

Functional Ownership of:

+ End to End Packaging Development

+ Brief Development

+ Agency Management

+ Design validation and insights

+ Design rigor and work product quality

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.

Even better if you have:

+ Bachelor's Degree in design, marketing communications and or marketing.

+ Eight or more years in role as Consumer Product Design Manager in CE, Tech or CPG organization -or major consultancy with core competency.

+ 10+ years of leadership experience in packaging and design.

+ Demonstrated track record of leading packaging development for top tier products or services. Experience with production process.

+ Strong working knowledge of packaging research methodologies and the practical integration experience.

+ Project Management skill with ability to organize and prioritize complex workloads and align resources across teams and agencies.

+ Experience successfully leading and driving external agency performance.

+ Savvy and knowledgeable about current trends, innovations, and best practices in packaging and design.

+ Action oriented business leader who is focused on driving results.

+ Ability to coordinating and communicating with cross-functional marketing teams to ensure that deliverables are executed and best practices are shared across various teams.

+ Proven ability to build and lead world-class teams that are driven to create exceptional design systems that drive strong business results.

+ Developed and executed against short and long-term development roadmaps.

+ Understanding complexities of the tech space and navigate a matrixed organization across multiple lines of organization.

+ Flexibility and adaptive to constant change. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

+ A high attention to detail and focused on quality output.

+ Proven ability to communicate complex ideas and processes in a simplified manner to individuals unfamiliar with subject material.

+ Strong blend of commercial and technical skills with the ability to synthesize relevant information and make key decisions.

+ Proven ability to develop a clear and concise business case and to deliver results through collaboration.

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

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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