Account Executive
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

Job Description

KCEN-TV, the Temple, Texas, TEGNA Media Inc. Company, and NBC Affiliate, has an opening for an Account Executive to join our sales team. We’re looking for a driven, solutions-based seller eager to represent our vast range of broadcast and digital product offerings. 

WHAT WE NEED:

  • Utilizes knowledge of the industry, the competition, and the client to develop and execute client strategies
  • Develops new and incremental revenue by securing appointments with local businesses to discuss our interactive, digital and television products
  • Retains and expands existing key accounts through insight proposals, proof of performance, and maximizing station assets
  • Provides exceptional customer service to new and existing advertisers
  • Build strong relationships with existing and new customers especially in the Waco area.
  • A person that knows Waco and a willingness to be involved in business and civic organizations.
  • Communicates effectively with internal clients and internal personnel
  • Positively and professionally represent KCEN and TEGNA Media at all times

 

 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree with minimum 2-3 years' media sales experience preferred
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate with decision makers at all levels
  • Proven relationship-building and influencing skills required
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast paced environment in office or at home.
  • Ability to efficiently organize workload and workflow is critical
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Ability to work well with an internal support team
  • Strong desire to learn and become entrenched in the ever-evolving digital marketplace
  • A valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and dependable vehicle required
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Wide Orbit and Salesforce experience a plus

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.