Account Executive
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

Job Description

KTVB has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, self-motivated and results driven Account Executive whose innovative, consultative approach, will grow revenue and market share for our existing clients and community partners, while also developing new business/business relations in a robust Boise marketplace.

 The winning candidate will:

  • Create custom solution-driven campaigns that meet client needs across multiple media platforms
  • Consistently prospect/develop new accounts & build integrated media solutions with existing clientele
  • Leverage new and emerging digital advertising techniques and technologies
  • Recognize/Use the benefits of the state's best multi-media brand (Broadcast, Website, Mobile/Apps)
  • Always be a student of the industry, learning new things through training, coaching & development
  • Use Salesforce to manage day-to-day activity, pipeline and forecasts
  • Work in a team environment, positively and professionally representing KTVB/TEGNA

The successful candidate will work with advertisers to build campaigns that help their businesses grow, while maintaining our high standard of excellence and meeting internal goals.  The right person will have the ability to identify and attract new business to our portfolio. They will possess a passion for helping business grow and appreciate that their efforts support the best journalism in the state of Idaho.

This role will leverage - KTVB.COM, KTVB mobile/apps, targeted email, paid search, targeted display advertising, mobile positioning, elements of social media and OTT to build strong business solutions/ROI for advertisers.

Job Requirements

Requirements: 

  • 2-3 years of sales experience, preferably in media industry
  • Requires excellent communications skills including ability to compose and deliver strong, creative presentations.
  • Must have excellent oral, presentation and written communication skills. Strong organizational, multi-tasking and deadline-oriented skills are essential.
  • Individual must be proficient in design of presentations including layout and the use of graphics.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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

The KTVB News Group is a television, digital media, mobile and social media organization dedicated to news, weather, entertainment and sports. KTVB's products reach more Idahoans each day than any other news organization in Idaho. Founded in 1953, the KTVB News Group has more than 100 employees based in Boise and Twin Falls, Idaho. Products include KTVB-TV, KTVB.COM, KTVB Mobile and KTFT-TV.