Digital Account Manager

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

Job Description

WUSA9, TEGNA Media in Washington, DC, is looking for an experienced Digital Account Manager to join our sales team. We are looking for a driven, solutions-based individual who will work directly with designated Account Executives to support their sales efforts through the use of Broadcast Television, Digital Video, Display, Online and Mobile, SEO, SEM, Email Marketing, Social Media Advertising and much more.


  • Daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance and fulfillment of television and digital campaigns, regular tracking of audience delivery, developing presentations, merchandising deliverables, order input, makegoods and providing a high level of customer service

  • Accurately set up new customer accounts, contracts, etc

  • Assists with coordinating customer traffic instructions and needed changes

  • Able to make decisions and solve problems independently

  • Partners with designated Account Executives to develop new and incremental revenue opportunities through consistent and creative prospecting

  • Provides accurate reporting and insights post-campaign

  • Attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product and process knowledge in order to articulate to clients when appropriate 

  • Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are the critical keys to your success

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors degree

  • Minimum 2 years of account management experience in the media industry with a strong digital foundation

  • Ability to provide customer service in a professional, fast-paced environment 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Stellar organization and time management skills

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment, as well as work independently

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure

  • Ability to pivot quickly with change

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • WideOrbit and Salesforce experience a big plus


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, 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

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.

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About Us

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WUSA is the place to be.