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iHeartMedia Multimedia Automotive Account Executive in Towson, Maryland

iHeartMedia Markets

Job Summary:

Only one company has the #1 position in everything Audio reaching 9 out of 10 Americans every month –– iHeartMedia.

You know iHeart for our massive events and local personalities — but do you know what matters most? We love working with each other; it’s not just what we do. It’s what we do together.

Today Radio has more significant reach than TV. Podcasting is the fastest-growing medium ever. Podcasters and radio hosts are the new influencers with massive, hyper-engaged fan armies. New digital audio data, insights, and analytics tools make it easier than ever to plan, buy and grow with Audio. In short, the audio revolution is here.

As a Multimedia Automotive Account Executive in Baltimore, MD, you will be supported with the most innovative and inclusive broadcast and digital marketing tools at your fingertips to leverage across our 160 markets and multiple platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Leverages proprietary auto industry and marketing data to identify areas of need and opportunity for Tier 2 and Tier 3 clients

  • Initiates contact and consults with Tier 2 and Tier 3 clients on marketing and sales goals

  • Provides data driven insights

  • Makes customized recommendations leveraging full suite of digital audio, video, display, email, social and broadcast assets

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Demonstrated understanding of Tier 2 and Tier 3 automotive landscape

  • Ability to utilize data to develop customized multimedia marketing plans and recommendations

  • 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 media/advertising sales in the Tier 2/Tier 3 automotive space

  • Existing relationships with automotive decision makers

  • SalesForce experience is a plus

Education

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred

Certifications

  • None required

Location:

Towson, MD: 1 W Pennsylvania Ave, 21204

Position Type:

Regular

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.

Some positions in certain divisions of the iHeartMedia family of companies are subject to mandatory vaccination requirements as a condition of employment. Candidates who have been offered employment for these positions at iHeartMedia, subject to applicable law, will be required to demonstrate they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation from the vaccination requirement by their start date (which may be extended for such purposes). If the aforementioned requirements are not met, candidates who have accepted offers for such positions will have their offers rescinded and/or employment terminated in accordance with applicable law.

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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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