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iHeartMedia Regional Creative Leader – Northeast in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Clear Channel Outdoor

Job Summary:

The Regional Creative Leader will create award winning creative for clients, provide creative support for Sales & Marketing, and develop and implement workflow to assess and assign the creative needs of the region. This role will lead and mentor the creative teams throughout the Northeast region, focused on creating a cohesive, high-performance culture facilitating communication, education and sharing of best practices.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops, designs and creates outdoor media ads to meet client’s marketing objectives.

  • Works with local teams to create supporting materials with keen focus on customer objectives & value

  • Creates high value creative in collaboration with Sales & Marketing, accompanies Sales on key client meetings

  • Ensures agency or customer artwork meets standards

  • Oversees refinement of agency or customer art work before it is posted.

  • Creates and maintains a repository for all creative for the region and align with other RCLs on best work and practices.

  • Aligns field creative organization, establishing optimal roles and measures of accountability.

  • Develops processes & tools that streamline workflows and track revenue impact

  • On boards & provides ongoing support to local creative teams

  • Facilitates regular communication; shares & elevates repeatable successes

  • Offers guidance for local branch managers on utilizing creative talent & resources to impact revenue generation

  • Serves as an expert in creative strategy, research insights and product innovation, providing education and support on these priorities within the region.

  • Assists sales with development & delivery of key client presentations as directed

  • Assists Regional President & other Regional leaders with communication needs around implementation of regional programs, sharing of wins/best practices and other activities.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

Job Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Communication Design or related field.

  • Advanced Degree desirable

Experience

  • 5+ years of experience working with Sales & Marketing teams, ideally in the media/advertising environment.

  • 2+ years leading or mentoring Creative resources

Skills

  • Optimal Creative leadership with experience in developing marketing strategy, managing short- and long-term projects, driving collaboration across teams, providing superior sales support, applying critical & analytical thinking to solve business problems and tracking results.

  • Thorough understanding of photography, typography and printing techniques.

  • Strong understanding of core marketing functions with demonstrated ability to leverage research resources, position media/products/capabilities, and optimize communications

  • Strong organizational / time management skills acute attention to detail.

  • Skilled in working closely with customers to develop and cultivate client relationships in order to grow accounts.

  • Collaborative and professional style with the objective of building strong relationships with diverse customer groups and vendors and navigate through a matrixed organization.

  • Demonstrated self-starter with a diligent work ethic and demonstrated flexibility.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including delivering effective presentations.

  • Able to accurately assess situations, perform root cause analysis and provide solutions.

  • Able to think things through and develop processes that contribute to enhanced organizational efficiency.

  • Excellent computer skills in relevant art and design software packages (e.g., Creative Suite (CS), Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Basecamp) as well as knowledge of Microsoft applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and social media platforms.

  • Award winning portfolio desired.

Competencies

  • Business Acumen – Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices.

  • Focus on the Bottom Line – Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers.

  • Problem Solving – Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.

  • Getting Work Done Through Others – Manages people well; gets the most and best out of the people he/she has; sets and communicates guiding goals; measures accomplishments, holds people accountable, and gives useful feedback; delegates and develops.

  • Presentation Skills – Effective presentation skills inside and outside an organization on both hot and cool topics; commands attention and can manage group process during the presentation.

  • Creativity – Comes up with new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.

Other Requirements

  • 20% of time will be traveling to branches across the region for in-person coaching, training and participating on sales calls.

Location

Philadelphia, PA: 9130 State Road, 19136

Position Type

Regular

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