Account Manager
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

Job Description

13News Now (WVEC), the TEGNA owned ABC affiliate in Norfolk, VA is seeking an experienced Account Manager to join our sales team. Once ad solutions are sold by the 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 for assigned sales accounts
  • Communicates directly with clients, answers questions and meets any requests/needs
  • Maintains strong and positive relationships with the clients and the internal team members; keeps everyone informed of project status; manages client expectations
  • Confirms TV and digital orders are input correctly and aligned with insertion order
  • Handles displaced TV or Digital
  • Creates launch brief and ensures proper implementation with the launch team
  • Takes the lead on all fulfillment (TV and Digital)
  • Coordinates all internal efforts with those involved in fulfillment
  • Be the Client interface with TEGNA internal teams, such as Creative Services

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years related experience in account management or client services, preferably within the advertising industry
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Commitment to high quality of work and excellent client services
  • 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. 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.

 

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

13News Now (WVEC) is made up of storytellers, innovators, content creators, and idea generators. We stand for passion: passion for our people, passion in our product, and, above all, passion in our community. We value honesty, accuracy, and solutions. We serve as the local ABC affiliate for Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina. We strive for interaction with our audience and constantly are working on our presentation so that you have the best experience when consuming our products. Whether on air, online, or on the go, we are everywhere you go. Digitally we lead the market by more than a million actions over our nearest competitor. We invite you to join the conversation with us and help us tell the Stories of Now.