Account Manager
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Description

WFAA TV, the Dallas, Texas, TEGNA Media Inc. Company, and ABC Affiliate, has an opening for an experienced Account Manager to join our sales team. We’re looking for a driven candidate to manage the day to day responsibilities of accounts with team members. Must be able to provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the TEGNA's solutions. 

Responsibilities 

  • Daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online in addition to implementation of special projects and promotions.
  • Works in tandem with AE, Sponsorship and Project team to develop sales presentations.
  • 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.
  • Partners with designated Account Executives in the development of new/incremental revenue.
  • 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.
  • Able to make decisions and solve problems independently in an effort to support the customer.
  • Assists designated Account Executives with maintenance of contracts, generating avails, traffic, make-goods, collections and overall customer service.
  • Regular tracking of client audience delivery using Nielsen ratings and digital fulfillment.
  • Coordinates with sales assistant to set up new customer accounts, contracts, order entry and revisions.
  • Checks for accuracy.

Job Requirements

Requirements 

  • Minimum 2 years of account engagement in a professional, fast paced sales environment. 
  • Ability to work effective as part of a team and independently.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure.
  • 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.

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 35 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. 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.

 

Job Snapshot

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.