General Sales Manager-Seattle

Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
ID
2022-4598
Category
Ad Sales Marketing
Type
Regular

Overview

Audacy has an opening for an experienced, high-energy, high-achieving multi-media General Sales Manager in Seattle, WA.   In this role, you’ll work alongside a team of passionate colleagues and with a high-achieving culture, committed to delivering results, marketing excellence and unwavering customer service.

 

You must have a passion for music, digital media, podcasts and innovation. You will help influence the revenue growth of our highly influential audio and digital products by increasing existing business and converting new business through your team of account executives, and ultimately responsible for pushing sales revenue forward.

 

You’ll receive training, incentives and benefits from Audacy, a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment organization with the country’s best audio broadcasting group and a leadership position in virtually every segment of the dynamic and growing audio & digital market. Audacy is the #1 creator of original, premium audio content.

 

You must be a sales leader and have the skill and drive to motivate in today’s changing (and semi-remote) environment, inspire a sales team to success, and contribute innovative ideas to generate revenue.

 

Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible for exceeding revenue objectives by impacting people (account executives and clients.)
  • Hold sales team accountable to all priorities, with the ability to manage through both internal direct reporting relationships and peer groups to drive results.
  • Develop, refine and maintain discipline on a focused overall sales strategy, with specific, measurable tactics and actions that generate sales & revenue.
  • Coach and lead sales team to success by leaning in, providing support and removing the obstacles that might exist.
  • Ability to lead and train sales team in evolving media trends- including but not limited to - digital audio, attribution, data, digital
  • Develop and grow relationships with clients, through both individual and joint meetings with Account Executives, and develop a deep understanding of their needs in the marketplace.
  • Leverage our data, scale and resources to guide sound management and operational decision-making across the sales organization.
  • Create sales (audio, digital, experiential, etc.,) opportunities that align with client needs and demand.
  • Own financial metrics of the department, including pricing, inventory and expense management, and weekly revenue, pacing and forecasting.
  • Monitor competition and trends in market.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidates must have a positive attitude and a drive to win. Self-motivation is essential.  You must know how to motivate in today’s changing environment, can manage inventory as well as people, and bring new ideas to generate revenue.  You must be goal driven and creative, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years Management & leadership experience in media, preferably audio and digital
  • Proven track record of leading a successful sales team through change and innovation
  • People first manager, capable to managing and motivating direct reports to individually drive best results
  • Strong background in strategic account management, sales training/leadership, pricing and budgeting required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and organizational skills; high computer proficiency
  • Experience effectively utilizing a CMS, preferably Salesforce, to manage teams
  • High work intensity with the ability to manage various projects and products proactively, and deliver quality results on or before deadlines
  • Exceptional Presentation Skills
  • Highly skilled negotiator
  • BS/BA Degree Preferred
  • A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.

 

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.