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Market Manager

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: Bosque Farms
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Our Lamar office in Albuquerque, New Mexico is looking for a new Transit Market Manager to help bring innovative advertising campaigns to life in Albuquerque, NM and the surrounding areas. The purpose of this position is to manage the performance and sales function in a single market or geographic area. The market manager is expected to achieve sales goals based on established market sales projects. Additionally, this position is responsible for administrative, operational, and expense management. This position requires the market manager to think creatively to create wins for clients and the company. In most instances, the market manager is the only employee in a location. Who we are: Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. With over 351,000 displays across the United States and Canada Lamar is dedicated to helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. The Transit & Airport division of Lamar Advertising takes advertisements street-level and delivers the advertising message to drivers and pedestrians in a fresh, non-conventional way. We assist local, regional, and national advertisers reach their target audience on the go - where they live, work, shop, dine, play, and everywhere in between. We provide ad space through:

  • Billboards
  • Interstate logos
  • Handpainted murals
  • Transportation and airports
  • The largest network of digital billboards in the United States We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally. We are committed to sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices and use a number of innovative strategies to reduce our environmental impact. We are actively working to reduce our annual greenhouse gas emissions and are projecting a 70% decrease by 2026 as a result of our efforts. Want to hear more about Lamar? Check out these videos:
    • About Us
    • Our Relationships
    • Giving Back Program What you can expect from us:
      • A flexible work environment that celebrates differences and fosters the feeling of family
      • A Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm work schedule with paid holidays
      • First-year earning potential of $110,000 - $140000 / year including bonus opportunities
      • Monthly auto and cell allowances for work-related expenses
      • A comprehensive 2 month training/safety program
      • Career advancement opportunities
      • Ongoing professional development and internal leadership programs to maximize your career potential
      • Multiple medical plan options
      • Dental and vision insurance
      • 120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure
      • 401K plan with company contributions for participation
      • Wellness program incentives such as medical plan premium holidays and HSA contributions A day in the life:
        • Maintain and grow a personal account list in Albuquerque.
        • Manage sales activities, inventory and client relationships in the designated territory.
        • Responsible for meeting and exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual sales projections.
        • Communicate with operations manager, administrative staff, and general sales manager on a consistent basis.
        • Maintain a positive relationship with different pertinent transit districts.
        • Think outside of the box to create wins for clients, staff and company. What we're looking for in YOU:
          • General knowledge of the local and national media trends, which includes companies outside ofLamar
          • Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction
          • Proven track record, that includes rank in the top 25% of the previous company
          • Ability to speak on a one-to-one basis using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtaininformation, explain policies and procedures, and persuade others
          • Ability to maintain a positive relationship with different transit districts
          • Ability to work under general direction and resolve most conflicts that may arise independently
          • Skill in speaking clearly and distinctly using correct English
          • Skill in analyzing information, problems, or situations to define problems, identify concerns/patterns, and formulate logical conclusion
          • Ability to take a leadership role both, internally and externally
          • Ability to take initiative of various projects and assignments
          • Ability to operate within a set budget
          • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint and Word in order to prepare business correspondence, presentations, and proposals. Education and Experience Requirements
            • A high school diploma is required for this position.
            • A bachelor's degree in a business or marketing related field is preferred.
            • Minimum of 3 years of successful sales and sales management experience in the advertisingindustry.
            • Proven B2B sales experience.
            • Winning track record of selling to local and direct clients.
            • 1-2 years' experience in marketing, customer relations, and/or project management is preferred.
            • A driver's license is required. Physical Demands and Work Environment
              • The primary work environment for this position is an office or a vehicle.
              • The physical demands for this position include light lifting, pushing, reaching, seeing (which include reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting more than 50% of the time, standing, stooping, talking, turning, walking, and climbing.
              • Nights spent away from home, traveling, are less than 10%. Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristicDisability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we're asking for this information!California Resident Disclaimer: California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. Lamar will not sell this information.Federal Vaccine Mandate: As a federal contractor, Lamar may be required to comply with federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine mandates depending on the outcome of pending litigation. If these mandates are upheld, at time of hire, all employees would be required a) to submit their vaccination status and b) to submit proof of their vaccination. If an accommodation request is necessary, you will have the opportunity to submit a request after you receive a conditional offer of employment, if selected to fill this role. All accommodation requests are subject to review and could result in a denial. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company, Albuquerque , Market Manager, Executive , Bosque Farms, New Mexico

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