Account Manager
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Description

9NEWS Denver (KUSA & KTVD-TV) a TEGNA Media Company, is home to employees who demonstrate an urgent, passionate and unmatched commitment to lead and revolutionize information delivery across all platforms.  It’s also one of the fastest growing areas in the country, attracting and growing new business at a rapid pace.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager to join our dynamic and forward-thinking sales team.  The ideal candidate will work primarily on the National team showcasing his or her detailed account management expertise by building collaborative relationships with both internal stakeholders and a number of nationwide clients.

Once ad solutions are sold by the National Sales Manager (NSM) or Account Executives (AEs), the Account Manager (AM) becomes the key point of contact for the clients. The AM will coordinate the full efforts of all the internal team members involved in the fulfillment & execution process to help the clients achieve the desired business results and to receive a strong ROI.​

The AM manages account after activation; understands clients' needs and proposes new business opportunities

  • Grows the account by introducing new solution sets, introducing strategy and planning and ensures everything is working properly
  • Be the lead point of contact on assigned sales accounts
  • Communicates directly with national sales team, clients, answers questions and meets any requests/needs
  • Maintains strong and positive relationships with the national sales team, clients and the internal team members; keeps everyone informed on project status; manages client expectations
  • Confirms TV and digital orders are input correctly and aligned with insertion order
  • Handles displaced TV or Digital
  • Takes the lead on all fulfillment (TV, Digital)
  • Coordinates all internal efforts with those involved in fulfillment
  • Be the Client interface with TEGNA internal teams, such as Creative Services​

Job Requirements

 

  • ​​Bachelor's Degree
  • 5-8 years related experience in account management or client services, preferably within the advertising industry
  • Proficient with Wide-Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Commitment to a high quality of work and excellent client services
  • Experience working with political advertisers a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to identify problems and solve them through innovative solutions and sound judgment
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple accounts

 

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

9NEWS (KUSA) is the NBC affiliate in Denver and is owned by TEGNA.  Colorado’s News Leader for over 60 years, 9NEWS signed on the air in 1952 as KBTV, changing to KUSA in 1984.  9NEWS broadcasts KUSA (9.1), COZI (9.2), True Crime Network (9.3), KTVD (20.1) and MeTV (20.2).  Additionally 9NEWS operates the website 9NEWS.COM, has a strong social media presence, and Premion the leading OTT advertising solution.