Account Manager – 13835

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




WGRZ – TV is looking for a motivated and creative Account Manager to help manage maintain and expand advertisers across all WGRZ 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 Buffalo DMA and beyond.


  • 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.


1-3 Years 



  • 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

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

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.



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


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.