Head of In-Car Distribution

ACS Automotive Recruitment Consultancy
03 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of In–Car Distribution

London/Hybrid working

Permanent/Full Time

Salary and Bonus to be discussed upon application

Are you looking for a fresh challenge?

Want to join a media business who never stand still, think big and work hard?

Have you got strong relationships with car manufacturers and do you want to help develop strategies to enhance the car/radio experience?

Our client is on the lookout for a Head of In–Car Distribution to join their company. In this role you ll be responsible for optimising the radio experience on connected and traditional in–car entertainment systems! You ll be collaborating closely with car manufacturers and in–house product development teams.

You will be leading a dynamic team, focussing on improving the radio experience for millions of drivers, changing the way people consume media on–the–go.

In the first year, you would have:

  • Established strong relationships with key car manufacturers, leading to successful integration projects and pre–installs.
  • Launched enhanced radio features on connected car dashboards that significantly improve user engagement and listening hours.
  • Developed a comprehensive strategy for future enhancements and innovations in the connected car radio experience.
  • Implemented robust performance metrics to monitor and optimise the radio experience across different car models and brands.
  • Liaised with key manufacturers to ensure the user experience for DAB and FM is optimised with correct now playing data and station logos where available.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Your primary responsibility as a Head of In–Car Distribution will be to optimise the radio experienced for millions of car users by collaborating closely with car manufacturers.

  • Leading the strategy and execution of integrating radio services into connected car dashboards.
  • Driving continuous improvement in the user interface and functionality of in–car radio experiences.
  • Collaborating with internal teams, such as Product, Marketing and Commercial and Technology, to deliver innovative promotion packages.
  • Representing the company at industry events and forums.
  • Managing vendor relationships and negotiating agreements, ensuring the best technological and commercial outcomes for the company.
  • Liaising with car manufacturers, understanding their technology and requirements, aligning the companies offerings with their systems.

Your Background & Skill:

  • Proven track record in the automotive or connected audio devices industry.
  • Existing contacts within Automotive OEM s or the ability to gain these quickly.
  • Experience in product integration.
  • Can demonstrate excellent relationship building skills.
  • You will have strong project management abilities.
  • Hold excellent communication skills and be a structured thinker.
  • Able to show a strong record of execution, with the ability to manage and deliver projects whilst keeping everyone informed.

If you know someone who would be a great fit for one of our job openings, refer them to us! And the best part? If they get hired, we'll pay you for the recommendation. It's a win–win situation for everyone involved. So spread the word and help us find the perfect candidate!

For further details on this Head of In–Car Distribution role and other jobs in the motor trade, please submit your CV to Adam Curtis of ACS Automotive Recruitment Consultancy.

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