Account Executive
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

Job Description

WFMY-TV, a TEGNA Company, is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Account Executive to develop new business in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem marketplace and beyond. The ideal candidate will showcase his or her strategic and entrepreneurial expertise by building collaborative relationships and providing customer solutions through an integrated suite of media platforms including television, internet, mobile and other emerging products. This position offers both a base salary and huge opportunity to grow your income through a rewarding commission structure.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Achieve all revenue goals on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Develop a pipeline of new business through consistent and creative prospecting
  • Able to demonstrate product knowledge and value to prospects and customers
  • Possess a deep understanding of local and regional business trends
  • Collaborate with our Solutions team to develop strategic recommendations and proposals
  • Utilize Inside Sales Support  to provide exceptional customer service and contract fulfillment
  • Use Salesforce to manage day to day activity, pipeline and forecasts

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of media or business to business sales experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or advertising preferred
  • Must be a self-starter with a documented record of exceeding revenue goals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, performance based sales environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Salesforce experience a plus
  • A valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record, as well as reliable transportation and proof of insurance 

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About TEGA
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

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WFMY News 2, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Greensboro, NC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WFMY News 2 is the place to be.

WFMY News 2 puts a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic and winning.  We provide an atmosphere to grow professionally and advance in a leading media company.  Benefits include medical coverage, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability, long-term disability, a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.

We believe in serving the people of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad, providing the information they need and want, and enjoying our work as we go.  Sound good?  Come join us!