iHeartMedia SVP, Real Estate & Public Affairs Midwest Region in Phoenix, Arizona

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Clear Channel Outdoor

Job Summary:

This position will report directly to the Executive Vice President for Real Estate & Public Affairs (REPA) located in the Outdoor Corporate office in Phoenix, Arizona. Candidates are not currently required to relocate for this position if they live in the Midwest region, (Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis-Saint Paul). Job duties are included but not limited to the description below. Candidates should have a minimum five (5) years management experience in the outdoor industry, above average computation and analytical skills, and experience in digital deployments, cost management, new development and public affairs issues. Additionally, you will be required to travel extensively in the Region.


  • Assist markets in (a) developing and evaluating digital/new inventory and maximizing and upgrading existing inventory to create additional cash flow; (b) protecting and managing existing inventory to secure existing cash flow; (c) reducing site lease, real estate and public affairs expenses; (d) strategically and efficiently using capital monies for new builds and acquisitions; and (e) maximizing value of assets in condemnation.

  • Monitor, coordinate, manage and oversee company real estate & public affairs/legislative matters. This includes developing and implementing policies, procedures and strategies to develop, preserve, protect, manage and maximize inventory; to defend against threats to the company and the industry; and to effect outdoor advertising-friendly laws. This also includes the day-to-day assistance and strategizing with the markets on current issues, and assisting markets in managing outside resources and developing political and community relationships and public relations campaigns. Interface with OAAA, state associations and other billboard companies on public affairs and legislative matters.

  • Coordinates with market, internal and outside legal counsel in all matters involving legislation, restrictive zoning, takings, lease contract disputes, code violations and other legal and public affairs matters.

  • Maintain consistent communications with market real estate and public affairs departments to effectively share resources, ideas, historical and current company and industry information and best practices that are helpful to the markets.

  • Works with other departments such as sales, marketing, finance and operations to target opportunities, set real estate goals and evaluate legal/governmental issues to effectively set objectives and share ideas to enhance long term growth and profitability.

  • Provide training for the real estate and pubic affairs departments.

  • Recruitment and staffing resource for real estate and public affairs departments.

  • Conduct market visits and reviews.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Five years outdoor advertising management experience (or equivalent qualifications)

  • Strong analytical, organizational and writing skills and ability to read and interpret complex spreadsheets, documents, navigation of intercompany databases, understand & interpret federal, state, county and local laws.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with markets, corporate, outside counsel and contacts at other billboard companies. Experience with state and/or local politics.


  • A strong talent mindset – exceptional people management and team performance experience.

  • Able to read and interpret complex legal, zoning and technical documents.

  • Politically savvy with the ability to select and build an effective team, and to inspire the same excellence in others.

  • Deep and broad business acumen with strong analytical, critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills focused on achieving business results.

  • Have a collaborative and professional style with the objective of building strong relationships with diverse customer groups and vendors.

  • Be a self-starter with a diligent work ethic, demonstrated flexibility and tolerance for rejection.

  • Able to multi-task and balance multiple priorities.

  • Knowledge of media and advertising industry, business cycles, and key revenue and expense drivers.

  • Able to accurately assess situations, perform root cause analysis and provide solutions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including acumen in delivering presentations.

  • Proficient in Microsoft software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).


  • Understanding the Business – Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands various types of business propositions and understands how businesses operate in general.

  • Getting Work Done Through Others – Manages people well; gets the most and best out of the people he/she has; sets and communicates guiding goals; measures accomplishments, holds people accountable, and gives useful feedback.

  • Political Savvy – Can maneuver through complex political situations effectively and quietly; is sensitive to how people and organizations function; anticipates where the land mines are and plans his/her approach accordingly.

  • Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.

  • Communicating Effectively – Writes and presents effectively; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; strongly gets a message across.

  • Negotiation – Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups; can settle differences with minimum noise; can win concessions without damaging relationships.


Phoenix, AZ: 2325 East Camelback Road, Suite 400, 85016

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