Account Manager - KARE
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Description

KARE 11, the TEGNA owned property in Minneapolis is looking for an Account Manager to manage day to day responsibilities of assigned accounts and team members. The ideal candidate will provide administrative and customer service support while utilizing a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions. 

Responsibilities 

  • Daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online, regular tracking of client audience delivery using Nielsen ratings, developing presentations, merchandising the station and generally providing a high level of customer service.
  • Assists designated Account Executives with maintenance of contracts, order input, make-goods, and overall customer service.
  • Accurately schedules customers’ traffic; reviews and coordinates changes.
  • Handles fulfillment issues.
  • Able to make decisions and solve problems independently in an effort to support designated Account Executives.

  • Accurately sets up new customer accounts, contracts, etc.
  • Manages the implementation of programs and schedules sold by designated Account Executives.
  • Partners with designated Account Executives in the development of new/incremental revenue through consistent and creative prospecting.
  • Self-motivation and willingness to work as a team player are essential attributes.  Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.
  • Attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product and process information and keep abreast of company products and services in order to articulate to client, when appropriate.   

  • Coordinates commercial production with station clients.

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of account service support or customer service in a professional, fast paced environment. 
  • Ability to work effective as part of a team and independently.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office and extremely computer literate.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems. 
  • Creative and able to adapt quickly to change.
  • Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management.

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KARE – you must complete the online application on the employment tab at: kare11.com/company/about and attach your resume and cover letter.   Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

KARE is more than a TV station; KARE is a news and information center reaching more than 85% of the Twin Cities each week through broadcast, social media, online, mobile apps and events.

All of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion in advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism. And this excellence transcends our on-air coverage.