Account Manager

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

Job Description

Do you possess a positive attitude and attention to detail? Are you hungry for the opportunity to grow personally and professionally as a member of a great team? TEGNA Media is transforming the local advertising paradigm in this rapidly changing industry, and WLBZ (a TEGNA company) is looking for rock star sales support talent to join the team.

WLBZ is seeking an Account Manager to join our team. We're looking for a self-motivated and driven candidate to work with our Account Executives and clients to develop and execute multi-dimensional and strategic broadcast, OTT, and digital campaigns. Must be able to provide an optimal customer experience by having a passion for relationship building and a constant attention to detail.

Qualified candidates:

  • Possess a winning, no excuses attitude and thrive in a fast paced, competitive work environment
  • A commitment to the team concept and willingness to be flexible in roles as they evolve.
  • Effectively manage time.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to clients
  • Stay abreast of details requiring immediate attention and assist Account Executives to proactively resolve as needed
  • Always be a student of the industry, learning new things through training, coaching & development.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 2 years of account service or sales in a professional, fast paced environment. 
  • College degree preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively and independently as part of a team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate directly with agencies and clients.
  • 1-3 years of WideOrbit Traffic and WOMedia Sales software experience preferred, though not required.
  • Experience working with Salesforce preferred, though not required.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects under deadline pressure.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to hit deadlines.
  • Creative and able to adapt quickly to change.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as, strong organization and time management.
  • Valid driver's license, as well as, transportation and proof of insurance.



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

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

WLBZ 2 is more than a TV station. We’re NEWS CENTER: together with our sister station WCSH (Portland) we’re covering the news that matters to you, all over Maine and eastern New Hampshire, through broadcast, social media, online, mobile apps, and events. 
We hire 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 this is the place to be. 
 We put 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.