Account Manager
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/17/2019

Job Description

Purpose

WKYC – TV is looking for a motivated and creative Account Manager to help manage maintain and expand advertisers across all WKYC Platforms. Account Manager will work closely with designated Account Executives to help them manage their book of business, track fulfillment of campaigns and help AE’s increase their share of business in the Cleveland DMA and beyond.  

Responsibilities

 

    • Demonstrates proof of performance for customer campaigns.  This includes production, providing clients with broadcast posts and digital recaps – (broadcasts posts are completed by Sales Assistant reviewed for accuracy by Account Manager)
    • Develops pre-sale material including initial avail, package, sports, specials, and digital recommendations.
    • Assists designated Account Executives with maintenance of contracts, make-goods, and overall customer service.
    • Works with Sales Assistants to prepare and sell through make-goods.  Resolves scheduling issues and program changes.
    • Works with all departments in the station to fulfill sponsorship and promotions.
    • Works with Traffic Department as necessary to facilitate accurate scheduling of customers’ traffic.

Job Requirements

Here's what we need: 

  • Minimum 2 years of account service 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 clients.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects under deadline pressure.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and extremely computer literate.
  • 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 communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management.
  • Valid driver’s license with an excellent driving history, as well as reliable transportation and proof of insurance.
  • 1 Year of media experience required for this position

 

To be considered a candidate for an opening at WKYC – you must complete the online application for this position at: WKYC.com/about Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come thru the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.

 

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. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. 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

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.