Account Manager-12926

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WTIC-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

WTIC/WCCT the FOX and CW affiliates in the Hartford Connecticut market are seeking an Account Manager. This position is responsible for managing day to day responsibilities of assigned accounts and team members. The role is designed to provide an optimal customer experience and drive sales by providing customer support by aligning the company’s multimedia solutions with our customers’ marketing objectives. If you are a high performer, detailed oriented with a positive attitude who thrives in a fast-paced, team environment then this job is for you

Responsibilities:

  • Daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online in addition to the implementation of special projects and promotions.
  • Works in tandem with AE, Research, Sales Coordinator, and Creative Services to develop sales presentations and recap reports.
  • Attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product, and process information, and to keep abreast of company products and services in order to articulate to clients, when appropriate.
  • Partners with designated Account Executives in the development of new/incremental revenue.
  • Work with Creative Services and designated Account Executives to facilitate commercial production.
  • Works with Traffic Department as necessary to facilitate accurate scheduling of customers’ traffic.
  • Able to make decisions and solve problems independently in an effort to support the customer.
  • Assists designated Account Executives with the maintenance of contracts, generating avails, traffic, make-goods, collections, and overall customer service.
  • Regular tracking of client audience delivery using Nielsen ratings and digital fulfillment.
  • Sets up new customer accounts, and contracts, assist with order entry, and revisions. Checks for accuracy.
  • Self-motivation and willingness to work as a team player are essential attributes. Creativity, flexibility, and the ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.

JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements:

  • High school diploma required (college degree preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in WideOrbit and Salesforce preferred
  • Detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • High energy & self-motivated
  • Ability to work effectively and independently as part of a team
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

 

EEO statement:

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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.


ADDITIONAL INFO

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.


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