iHeartMedia VP of Digital Sales for South Ohio in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Job Summary:

Oversees business development activities for digital platform advertising. Identifies, builds, and implements new digital platform advertising business opportunities, partnerships, and strategic initiative campaigns. Oversees the management and forecasting of available advertising inventory to drive sales. Negotiates sales details, researches campaign methods, and sells companies on advertising plans. Develops budgets and projections for advertising campaigns and creates client proposals. Manages the digital advertising sales team. Decides whether or not to take on a new account. May make first contact with new accounts. Assists digital advertising sales team with closing sales and building business client network."

Job Description: Regional Digital Sales Strategist

  • Manages Digital revenue and accountable for meeting/exceeding assigned Digital Budgets in assigned Region/markets.

  • Oversees Digital Sales activities and processes including preparing budgets, revenue forecasting as necessary and controlling digital sales expenses.

  • Oversees management of available Digital advertising inventory to drive most profitable sales.

  • Sets sales goals and guides subsequent goal-setting processes.

  • Obtains, allocates and adjusts operations resources to achieve sales and service goals.

  • Translates market and Digital business strategies into specific actions to generate sales and revenue.

  • Develop strategic digital sales solutions that integrate with iHeart’s additional non-digital media assets.

  • Generate new business/digital revenue and deepen existing client relationships .

  • Act as a strategic resource (ideation, brainstorming) for Sales Managers, AEs and clients across the Region.

  • Constant liaison between sales, clients, and vendors

  • Expert on digital product features and benefits including Ad Tagging, Rich Media, Data Sharing for attribution and effectiveness, Audience Targeting, Viewability Studies, Systems (Adswizz, DoubleClick, and Adobe/Lotame)

  • Client facing meetings with AEs and Sales Managers.

  • Ongoing personal and team training and development specific to Digital marketing in general and iHeart’s digital platform.

  • Work with our Digital Sales Engineers, Project Managers, Operational Support and 3rd Party ad tech partners to ensure that we are properly planning, selling, executing, optimizing and recapping all Digital Sales campaigns.

  • Help Sales Leadership team recruit and hire digitally savvy sellers with client base and in market relationships

Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of digital, broadcasting, marketing, promotion, and collection standards

  • Proven ability to grow new business and find new revenue opportunities

  • Excellent leadership and coaching ability; can successfully coach others in sales practices

  • Deep understanding of local markets, customers, and competitors in order to target needs and drive sales

  • Can create productive, long-term customer relationships.

  • Adept as entrepreneurial self-starter

  • Excellent ability to organize, prioritize, and multi task

  • Can push self and others to achieve and excel in a fast-paced dynamic environment

  • Excellent business and people decision-making skills

  • Can model positive energy and handle stress in the face of challenges, deadlines and financial pressures

  • Flexibility and creativity

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills across multiple groups

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaboration with others

Work Experience

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Digital Sales Manager in media industry with proven track record of success

  • Broadcast/traditional media sales and/or sales leadership experience a plus

Education

  • 4-year college degree preferred

Certifications

  • None required

  • IAB Certification preferred

Location

Cincinnati, OH: 8044 Montgomery Road, Suite 650, 45236

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, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.

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