Sales Coordinator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Description

The Opportunity

Premion, a leading “Over-the-Top” advertising and media business, seeks a talented and dedicated Sales Coordinator who will assist with our Premion Direct Sales Team.  If you’re the right candidate, you will have the opportunity to be a part of growing a dynamic “startup” oriented business in a fast-growing and emerging segment of the OTT video advertising business.  The skills and industry knowledge you will gain will be invaluable to future career growth.

Location

Los Angeles

Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for coordinating and managing the admin, internal workflow, and general sales activity generated by the Premion Direct Sales team in Los Angeles.  This may include Salesforce Opportunity and RFP development, creation of new business proposals, ensuring compliance with new advertiser/credit policies, gathering client deliverables, customizing presentations, managing sellers’ schedules, creating follow up reporting, invoice preparation, and acting as an account service contact for select clientele.

As capacity allows, the Sales Coordinator may also participate in lead generation activities on behalf of their assigned salesperson. This person will report to the National Sales Planning Manager and will regularly interact with the Premion Sales Planners, Account Managers, and corporate Finance teams to ensure all aspects of the client experience are fulfilled in a timely and accurate fashion.      

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field
  • Preferably 1-2 years’ experience in media ad sales but not required
  • A self-starter, comfortable working in a fast-moving start-up environment and managing a high volume of activity.
  • Must be a dedicated, trustworthy, and dependable team member with a positive, “can do” attitude.   
  • Must be detail oriented and maintain a high level of accuracy in all related work.
  • Must possess a natural curiosity to learn new things and be adaptable to a consistently evolving environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office and extremely computer literate.
  • Prior experience in digital media, media sales, or Ad Agency environment is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce or CRM software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Strata and Media Ocean is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Wide Orbit is a MAJOR plus.

 

About PREMION:

Premion, a division of TEGNA, is a first-in-market advertising services platform that offers local and regional advertisers’ access to premium long-form episodic content through one streamlined solution. Premion is a new division of TEGNA Media.  Premion aggregates advertising inventory from more than 80 OTT inventory sources providing a one-stop-shop for regional and local advertisers.   Premion has rolled out nationwide with ability to deliver campaigns in single and multiple DMAs, leveraging TEGNA’s sales force of more than 700 across the country, connecting its more than 14,000 local and regional advertising clients.

 

 

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

Premion, a division of TEGNA, is the one-stop shop OTT advertising platform for regional and local advertisers. Through our direct relationships with over 100+ top-tier content providers, Premion simplifies the OTT buying process by placing ads alongside premium long-form (full-episode) and live streaming content across more branded networks than any other platform – in just one easy transaction.

Premion’s advertising platform delivers advanced targeting and seamless integration across multiple networks. Advertisers are assured access to brand-safe and fraud-free, guaranteed inventory that reaches the fastest growing and highly engaged OTT audiences.