Account Executive

Sales for WGRZ
Buffalo, New York

posted on March 29, 2017


job posting:

DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - WGRZ Date Posted: 3/23/2017 JOB DESCRIPTION WGRZ Channel 2 a TEGNA Company, and a comprehensive provider of integrated advertising solutions in the Buffalo market, invites you explore the opportunity to join our amazing team as a Digital Account Executive. As a Digital Account Executive, you will have the responsibility of pairing our premier digital solutions with businesses in western New York. You will need to prospect qualified candidates, consult to identify growth opportunities, and deliver a compelling marketing strategy to sell a broad set of solutions from our extensive, first-class digital portfolio. This role requires a highly motivated, confident, and digitally savvy seller that’s dedicated to being the best. The individual selected will be responsible for building a book of business with new client relationships throughout Western New York. As a result, this person will be highly rewarded with a lucrative compensation plan, competitive benefits, and opportunities for career growth at one of the most exciting and respected organizations. JOB REQUIREMENTS What you need: • Minimum 3- 5 years sales experience and 2-3 years of digital sales experience required • Strong understanding of digital and social media platform ad solutions • Acquisition based B2B Sales – solution / portfolio offerings • Exceptional phone and communication skills • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic • Demonstrated record of success to meet and exceed sales goals • Bachelor’s Degree preferred We offer an extremely competitive compensation plan that rewards top performers and offers numerous incentives, career growth opportunities, and continuous training with a focus on becoming the best in sales. We also offer you a full benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee discounts, 401(k) with company match. We invite you to explore our Web site and take a closer look at who we are and what we offer. http://www.wgrz.com/about/ 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 (including those serviced by TEGNA) 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 Cars.com, 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 Sightline Media Group. 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 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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