STRATEGY MANAGER – iHeartMedia Stations – Chicago, IL

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STRATEGY MANAGER – iHeartMedia Stations – Chicago, IL – Click Here To Apply

Job Summary: The Strategy Manager will have the opportunity to think strategically and develop key processes, procedures and communications that facilitate operational planning and execution. This position requires extensive cross-group coordination at all levels, excellent communication skills, compelling presentations and comprehensive business review materials that span all the various functions. The position will participate in overall strategy discussions and facilitate business execution.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research, analyze and interpret information, problems and proposals to ensure objective and complete information is provided for decision making
  • Lead cross-functional organizational planning activities to move forward the vision, strategic and operational plans. Provide oversight and guidance to projects critical to the division, including maintaining relationships with key partners
  • Oversee and manage a wide variety of highly prioritized projects, as well as complete ad-hoc projects and requests
  • Participate in strategic business meetings and conference calls
  • Create executive communications and presentations for a number of internal and external forums
  • Provide information and advice in regards to key strategic issues, and is accountable for implementing decisions made by the Division President
  • Provide organizational support and ensure action items, deadlines, and deliverables are completed
  • Innovative, analytical thinker with demonstrated ability to perform root cause analysis, prepare and implement action plans, and lead improvement initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Strong project management experience
  • Superior organizational and project/time management skills
  • Must have media industry experience; and marketing experience
  • Strong visionary with proven leadership qualities and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Demonstrated business acumen; ability to understand and apply key financial, and operational drivers affecting business
  • Ability to facilitate alignment of cross-functional objectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve conflict

Education: Bachelors Degree preferred

Location: Chicago, IL, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2800, 60601

Position Type: Regular

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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