Regional Digital Sales Strategist 15401-69297
Posted on 2018-10-11
By iHeart Media - Oklahoma City iHeart Media - Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK
Oversees digital sales management activities for region.
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.
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
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
4-year college degree preferred
IAB Certification preferred
• 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
• 2+ years in media/advertising sales is preferred, but not required
• High school diploma, college degree preferred
• None required
HOW TO APPLY:
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