Credit Specialist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/13/2019

Job Description

TEGNA, Inc., one of the largest media companies in the United States, is searching for an energetic, customer service oriented Credit Specialist to join our growing financial services team located in Dallas, Texas.  Due to the recent expansion of our broadcast properties, we are seeking a motivated individual with excellent skills working within financial services to join our growing Credit Team.  

This position is responsible for maintaining high quality external and internal customer service while providing evaluation of credit worthiness of potential advertisers, monitoring the credit risk of existing accounts, timely new account set up, review of accounts on credit hold, and releasing of orders. 

This role will provide the opportunity for personal and career growth for a motivated and well-organized person with excellent communication skills and who can work within deadlines with speed and accuracy.

Job Requirements

We are seeking an individual with: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Undergraduate degree is preferred.
  • Media finance experience (TV, Radio, or Digital) strongly preferred.
  • 3 years related credit, accounts receivables, and customer service experience required.
  • Experience with Dun & Bradstreet scoring preferred.
  • Experience processing customer credit card payments preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, procedures, and business math.
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to multi-task successfully and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, centralized environment.
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create and contribute to a positive, team-oriented work environment.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule and extended hours as needed. 

The TEGNA Financial services team in Dallas provides financial services to all TEGNA television and radio stations including credit, collections, billing, and cash receipt services.

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

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 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.