Account Manager
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/13/2019

Job Description

KCEN-TV, the Waco/Temple/Killeen, Texas, TEGNA Media Inc. Company, and NBC Affiliate, has immediate opening for an Account Manager position that serves as a support role for the Local Sales Team.  This position assists Sales Managers and Account Executives in all aspects of the sales process, including good stewardship of client business.

Responsibilities

  • Respond appropriately to incoming calls and emails from clients, proper paperwork and order entry with high level of accuracy
  • Pulling reports as needed, including pre-logs, post-logs, invoices, late-runs, audience delivery/post-buy analysis reports, etc.
  • Notifying clients and/or national reps of late-runs. Entering make goods, monitoring under delivery
  • Working with sales staff and clients in researching and resolving discrepancies
  • Working with traffic operations as needed
  • Assisting maintenance and updating of sales support material, including our Intranet sales site as well as physical files
  • Providing back up support for other sales, traffic, administrative, and other station personnel
  • Preparing multimedia presentations and supporting documents
  • Coordinating sales project merchandising and promotional support
  • Occasionally participating in outside sales functions / presentations
  • Be a positive and professional representative of TEGNA and our multiple advertising platforms

Job Requirements

Job Requirements: ​​

  • Minimum 2 years of account service support in a professional, fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Dependability and punctuality
  • Excellent follow-through and detail orientation
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good interpersonal skills – get along well with others
  • Accurately compare and verify information
  • Effectively communicate with others (present ideas, facts and technical information clearly)
  • Quickly adjust to changing priorities, goals, procedures and essential duties
  • Take initiative; effectively solve problems on your own
  • Work with numbers (basic arithmetic including fractions and percentages)

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers 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. 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.

 

 

 

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About Us

“Start Here. Expect More!”  KCEN/KAGS-TV is the NBC affiliate serving the citizens of Temple, Waco, Killeen and Bryan-College Station.  With more than 60 years in operation, we still feel the obligation to our viewers to serve our communities faithfully and honestly.