Account Manager
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Description

12News,TEGNA NBC affiliate in Phoenix, AZ is seeking an 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

  • 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), 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.

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.