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Head of OEM BD (In Car Entertainment / Digital Media)

Head of OEM BD (In Car Entertainment / Digital Media)

£90,000 – £120,000 DOE + 40% Bonus + 25 days holiday + Dental + Private Medical + Life Assurance + Pension

London/Home Counties

Are you a high-level business developer with experience selling product into the OEM Automotive sector, who wants to be the lead individual making a real and tangible impact upon one of the UK’s leading Media companies which reaches over 95% of the population?

Are you a proactive and innovative individual with a proven track record in the automotive or connected audio devices industry with exceptional relationship-building skills?

Would you like to work for one of Europe’s largest media businesses, headquartered in London, who offer an exciting, agile, dynamic and collaborative working environment with great career progression opportunities working directly with the highest tier of ownership and management?

On offer is a unique opportunity, newly created, to be the key player in this high-profile media company where you will lead the optimisation of delivering their content into connected and traditional in-car entertainment systems

You will be capable of developing strong relationships with key car manufacturers and pioneer integration into the connected car landscape. Being capable of developing a comprehensive strategy, you will implement robust performance metrics to optimise the integration of digital content into the car manufacturing market.

This role would suit someone with experience in a Tier 2 automotive supplier selling into the OEM market, someone who understands how to integrate exceptional digital content into a manufactured platform or someone similar who has familiarity with the connected audio devices industry.

This is a truly unique and fantastic opportunity to join a great employer.

The Role:

  • Lead the strategy and execution of integrating radio services into connected car dashboards, ensuring a superior user experience
  • Liaise with car manufacturers to understand their technology and requirements, aligning offerings with their systems
  • Drive continuous improvement in the user interface and functionality of in-car radio experiences, leveraging user feedback and analytics
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including Product, Technology, Commercial and Marketing, to deliver cohesive and innovative co-promotion packages
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and technological advancements in the automotive and media sectors, identifying opportunities.
  • Represent the company at industry events and forums, showcasing leadership in connected car radio innovation
  • Manage vendor relationships and negotiate agreements to ensure the best technological and commercial outcomes

The Person:

  • Be proactive and willing to develop and implement innovative solutions with the ability to work autonomously
  • Have a proven track record in the automotive or connected audio devices industry, with experience in product integration and extensive industry contacts
  • Demonstrate strong relationship-building skills with external partners, particularly car manufacturers
  • Possess excellent project management abilities, capable of leading complex integration projects from concept to launch

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Reference Number: BBBH

Keywords: Automotive OEM, Digital Media, Connected Audio, Senior Business Developer, In-Car Distribution, In-Car Technology , ICE, In Car Entertainment

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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