News Release

Verizon Wireless Job Fair In Portland, Oregon Mon. Oct. 3

The company is hiring business sales, retail and customer service employees in OR and WA

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September 28, 2011

Scott Charlston
Scott.Charlston@VerizonWireless.com
206-940-0385

BEAVERTON, OR — Portland area residents eager to work at a growing company that has earned accolades for its unique benefits and culture now have an opportunity to apply for jobs at Verizon Wireless.

“Verizon Wireless has received many prestigious workplace awards, including Working Mother Magazine’s 2010 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list,” says Verizon Wireless director of human resources, Bhavani Pendleton. “We’ve also been named among the ‘50 Best Companies for Diversity’ by DiversityBusiness.com and a “Best Place to Work for Recent Grads” by Experience, Inc. and by CollegeGrads.com.”

Verizon Wireless is hosting a job fair next Monday:

Event:
Date: October 3rd
Time: 9am to 3pm
Location: Governor Hotel
Address: 614 SW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Candidates are encouraged to apply online in advance of the Job Fairs at www.verizonwireless.com/careers to reduce wait times.

Some of the creative work-life balance benefits Verizon Wireless employees enjoy include:

  • Education Reimbursement Program: encourages employees to further education and helps lessen the burden of paying for school and working simultaneously.
  • An additional $1500 in pay to bilingual employees in key sales and customer service jobs.
  • Volunteer matching program will donate $750 to a non-profit organization of the employee’s choosing for time spent volunteering.
  • The Verizon Foundation offers scholarships to employees’ children for education; matches employee donations to non-profit organizations; and, matches employee volunteer hours at non-profits with grants to those organizations

Nationally, Verizon Wireless has also been named among IDG’s Computerworld annual Best Places to Work in IT list; BusinessWeek’s Best Company to Launch a Career list; Black Enterprise magazine’s list of 40 Best Companies for Diversity; and the National Association of Female Executive’s list of Top 50 Companies for Executive Women.

For more information, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/careers for a full listing of open career opportunities and job fair locations.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit http://www.verizonwireless.com/. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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