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iHeartMedia Account Director, Digital Sales in New York, New York

iHeartMedia

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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it! From broadcast radio to digital streaming radio to podcasting, audio continues to grow – and iHeart, which reaches 90% of Americans every month, is the #1 audio company in America across every one of those platforms. We’re the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers; we build important connections with hundreds of communities across America; we create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America; and we have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting. Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia.

If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!

What We Need:

iHeartMedia’s sales leadership is seeking a dynamic Digital Account Director. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining strategic advertising partnerships with digital advertising agencies and advertisers throughout the Midwest region. Successful candidates must be motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

What You'll Do:

OPPORTUNITY:

iHeartMedia’s sales leadership is seeking a dynamic Digital Account Director. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining strategic advertising partnerships with digital advertising agencies and advertisers throughout the East Coast region. Successful candidates must be motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build and execute go-to-market strategy for the East Coast region including, but not limited to, a short and long-term account & agency plan, ability to define clear lines of account and agency responsibility, eye for scoping and onboarding strategic revenue endeavors and knack for cross-organizational collaboration.

  • Manage and proactively sell to digital advertising agencies and brands

  • Meet quarterly and annual revenue goals according to sales plan through a deep understanding of iHeartMedia’s digital product portfolio and available ad inventory (including streaming audio, podcasts, video, display, sponsorships, social platforms and custom marketing programs)

  • Structure and direct the entire sales process from account identification to close

  • Collaborate with Connections team to add strategic consultation to named accounts

  • Service and drive customer satisfaction for accounts in territory

  • Drive mindshare and market share gains across agencies through consistent and strategic coverage plans.

  • Partner with operations organization to set proper expectations with customers and super-serve their needs

  • Develop presentations to brands and agencies designed to sell marketing solutions

  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to maximize advertising revenue, including product marketing, research, account management, and more

What You'll Need:

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 6 years’+ prior experience in a digital sales role

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative attitude

  • Robust network of agency and client relationships

  • Ability to design, deliver and execute marketing strategies and presentations

  • Must be knowledgeable and savvy with digital and social platforms, with an in-depth knowledge of podcasts a plus

  • Prior demonstrated prospecting experience through cold calling, networking and meeting functions

  • Proven track record of reaching sales targets and revenue goals

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 6+ years’ Digital Account Executive (or equivalent) outside sales experience

  • Strong existing network of agency/brand contacts and relationships

  • Expertise in the podcast vertical

What You'll Bring:

  • Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return

  • Confidence to prospect and quickly build rapport with customers

  • Knowledge of the media industry and related sales processes

  • Desire to broaden sales capabilities and knowledge base

  • Accountability for your own work and a desire to provide guidance to new team members

  • Ability to build a territory plan or account approach

  • Objective judgement and prior experience to solve business problems

  • Strong written and verbal communication, comfortable applying active listening and influencing skills to drive sales

  • Understanding of impact of your own efforts to meet sales quotas

Location:

New York, NY: 125 West 55th Street, 10019

Position Type:

Regular

Compensation:

Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualification, and alignment with market data.

$115,000-$170,000

Benefits:

iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options

  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing

  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community

  • A 401K plan

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving

  • ​A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

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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