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iHeartMedia Outside Sales Account Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Job Summary:

The audio revolution is here in Charlotte, NC!

Look around, everyone is listening to Radio, Smart Speakers, Streaming Audio and Podcasts.

Digital audio has been growing for over a decade, and iHeartMedia is leading the movement. Podcasting is the fastest-growing medium ever. Wireless headphones mean consumers ears are now connected and reachable 24/7. Podcasters and radio hosts are the new influencers with massive and engaged super fan armies. New digital audio data, insights and analytics tools are making it easier than ever to plan buy and grow with audio. And experiential events are having a major comeback! Only one company has the #1 position in everything Audio. iHeartMedia.

Do you love sales & marketing? Are you driven to be your best? Would you like to join the biggest and fastest-growing audio company? You know iHeartMedia for our amazing concerts as well as our national and local personalities like Ace & TJ on HITS 96.1, Radio Hall of Famer - Paul Schadt on 96.9 The Kat, Johnboy & Billy on 99.7 The Fox, and Woody & Wilcox on 106.5 The End. If you are incredibly passionate about building innovative solutions, rewriting the old marketing playbook and driving impact with audio then this job is for you.

Responsibilities

  • Identifies and solicits new business; builds and maintains a full pipeline of sales prospects.

  • Services and grows relationships in existing base of clients.

  • Identifies client/agency needs and develops persuasive proposals to meet needs and opportunities.

  • Delivers effective sales presentations.

  • Steers clients based on market, platform and station information.

  • Maintains client communication and ensures client satisfaction.

  • Monitors competition to continually find new account leads.

  • Negotiates rates based on iHeartMedia’s budgets.

  • Works collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue.

  • Ensures prompt payments.

  • Follows all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis.

  • Creates effective marketing campaigns in cooperation with iHeartMedia resources.

  • Generates revenue and meets/exceeds established sales targets.

  • Candidate must drive their own vehicle with a valid driver’s license and state-mandated auto insurance.

Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms

  • Adept at prospecting and using effective consultative selling principles and practices

  • Strong client service relationship-building skills

  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment

  • Negotiation and closing proficiency

  • Persuasive communication skills: verbal, written and presentation

  • Independent; self-motivated; competitive; assertive

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Understanding of market dynamics including demographics

  • Stress tolerance especially with tight deadlines and financial pressures

  • Flexibility and creativity

  • Professional appearance

  • Strong interpersonal skills

Work Experience

  • 2+ years in media/advertising sales is preferred, but not required

  • SalesForce experience is a plus

Education

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred

Certifications

  • None required

Location

Charlotte, NC: 801 Woodridge Center Drive, 28217

Additional Locations

Position Type

Regular

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.

Visit iHeartMedia.com to learn more about us.

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