• Full Time
  • Anywhere

KING

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

KING (NBC, Seattle, WA.) is seeking to hire a Local and National Account Manager. This position manages day-to-day responsibilities of assigned accounts and team members. Influence & drive sales by providing customer support and by aligning the company’s multimedia solutions with our customers’ marketing objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes stewardship of client broadcast and digital schedules, regular tracking of client audience delivery using ComScore, merchandising the station, and generally providing a high level of customer service.
  • The AM will be responsible for the implementation of ideas and strategies created with our internal Presales team.
  • Partners with designated national and local Account Executives in the development of new/incremental revenue.
  • Demonstrates proof of performance for customer campaigns. This includes production, providing clients with broadcast posts and digital recaps.
  • Assists designated Account Executives with maintenance of contracts, make-goods, and overall customer service.
  • Participates in client meetings as needed.
  • Delegates tasks to account coordinators to help prepare and sell through make-goods.
  • Resolves scheduling issues and program changes.
  • Works with all departments in the station to fulfill sponsorships and promotions.
  • Works with the internal Traffic Department as necessary to facilitate accurate scheduling of customers’ traffic.
  • Able to make decisions and solve problems independently on behalf of designated Account Executives.
  • Facilitates execution of digital campaigns sold by designated Account Executives. This includes ensuring all digital campaigns are executed on time, accurately booked and trafficked.
  • Regularly monitors and optimizes broadcast and digital campaigns for successful delivery.
  • Communicates campaign pacing, digital recaps to Account Executives and/or customers by compiling, analyzing & reconciling web analytics at the end of each campaign or at the end of each month.
  • Ensures the timely completion of all broadcast and digital co-op activities after month-end, enabling advertisers to promptly submit necessary documentation to vendors.
  • Displays a winning can-do attitude and approach to the position.
  • Communication is key with all internal and external team members. Facilitates all aspects of the account’s schedules after the sale.
  • Checks with all team members before scheduling any vacation time to ensure there is ample support. AMs should not be off on the same day as designated Account Executives with very few exceptions.
  • Punctual each day, starting at the assigned time.

JOB EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 2 years of account engagement in a professional, fast-paced sales environment.
  • Effectively solve problems and learn new things quickly.
  • Able to make decisions and solve problems independently to support the customer.
  • Collaborate as part of a team and work independently.
  • Creative minded and able to adapt quickly to change.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management.
  • Proficient in Google Analytics, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and last-minute tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment that works under tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Experience with Smartsheet or other SaaS project management tool a plus.
  • Experience with Wide Orbit Traffic and media conversion software such as Adobe Media Encoder or Adobe Premiere a plus.

REQUIREMENTS

Benefits: 

TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

*Union employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreement for details specific to their benefits.

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 64 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.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected] 

 

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