Manager of Acquisition Planning Jobs in USA | Verizon Career

Job # 610015

When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing…

As the Manager of Acquisition Planning you will proactively identify opportunities to drive growth from our customer base, by building and maintaining/preserving revenue. You will formulate ideas and carry them through execution and beyond to retrospective, post-promo analysis, and ensuring a positive customer experience. Design targeting and segmentation strategies which will enable the business to deliver messages which are prioritized, personalized, and simultaneously beneficial to the customer and VZW. Execute these strategies by leading peers from other functional work groups, including (but not limited to): Business Intelligence, Marketing Communications, Martech, Performance Management, Finance, Legal, IT, Market Leadership, and Product Marketing. Evolve these strategies to keep up with ever changing business and customer needs as well as improving effectiveness and efficiency. Drive bottom up data driven recommendations as well as adapt to top down requirements from executive leadership.

Identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for VZW through analysis of market conditions and trends, existing KPI reports, executive leadership guidance, and ad hoc data warehouse research.
Deciphering performance across a variety of metrics: (e.g., KPIs, LNP, Segmentation, Propensity) to uncover new opportunities for growth and revenue.
Using broad industry perspective to interpret competitive information, draw intelligent conclusions, provide assessments at the strategic and tactical level, formulate promo recommendations on proactive and/or reactive actions and take actions to execute upon approved recommendations.
Designing comprehensive targeting strategies to maximize and optimize revenue generating campaigns.
Building presentations to effectively communicate these strategies and the benefit to larger business objectives.
Utilizing experience and business knowledge to develop annual marketing promotional roadmaps as well as guide strategy and execution of key marketing programs.
Developing end to end promotional campaigns including but not limited to ideation, financial business cases, execution strategy, customer journey mapping and post-promo analysis.
Facilitating proposal alignment between Finance and Marketing through business case development.
Partnering with internal and external stakeholders to develop unique promo campaigns that will differentiate Verizon in the industry while driving growth.
Managing projects from concept, through execution, and retrospective analysis.

Where you’ll be working…

In this hybrid role, you’ll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for…

You believe that solid data should be behind every important decision and are a numbers person with a strategic mind-set, strong business and financial acumen. You bring both business perspective and an understanding of the marketplace – and not just theory and numbers. You have a knack for understanding and visualizing just the right way to share data and practical insights so that people can understand. You demonstrate creativity for promo development, and a strong knowledge of the wireless marketplace. You are able to create actionable programs based on what you learn from the data.

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 working collaboratively with and presenting ideas and content to a variety of stakeholders.
Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.

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

A Master’s degree or an MBA.
Strong communication skills with ability to clearly express complex ideas.
Ability to take initiative, work with minimal supervision, and independently manage concurrent projects to timely completion.
Experience in marketing and finance-related roles, such as market research, financial analysis, pricing, product marketing, or strategic planning.
Experience in the wireless or telecommunications industry.
Strong research, analytical, and critical thinking skills with the ability to see things not readily apparent to others and to find unique solutions to complex challenges.
Ability to think strategically and to “see the big picture”.
Ability to strategic and critical thinking.
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, as well as the Google affiliates.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

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