Account Manager - New Business Development
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

Job Description

Do you want to work in an energetic environment with excellent career growth opportunities while learning from some of the market’s most experienced industry leaders? Then we’d love to meet you!

If you have a dynamic personality and you welcome change and adversity.  You’re a hard worker who’s always been an over-achiever and takes advantage of every opportunity to prove that you’re the best. You work well in a team environment as well as on your own, you provide excellent customer service and you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced work environment. Then you're a great fit for our team!

We are seeking a dynamic, aggressive multi-media seller who will develop a solid understanding of our marketing products and use consultative selling skills in the Spokane area.  The Account Manager must be able to develop marketing solutions to meet the needs of new and existing clients.  This is a tremendous entry level career opportunity for the right individual to get into the exciting and growing advertising industry.

At KREM our top priority is providing our clients with the best marketing and advertising strategy for their business and the best customer service in the market. For us, that means having the right people on our team! 

Responsibilities

  • Identify, target, develop and secure new business utilizing a variety of multi-platform opportunities
  • Own, manage and develop relationships with advertisers
  • Meet and exceed annual revenue goals
  • Monitor campaign performance and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Create and manage customer base, looking beyond the traditional media customer
  • Create customized solutions for clients that will demonstrate the power of Television and Digital Marketing

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Professional experience required (sales/customer service experience preferred)
  • Bachelors degree
  • Solid knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Track record of generating new business preferred
  • Demonstrates the ability to set goals, create and execute on sales strategies and sales plans
  • Ability to understand opportunities and respond with creative solutions

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. 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 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 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 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.  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.