KSDK is seeking an Account Manager to join our dynamic sales team. This key sales support role will manage day-to-day responsibilities of assigned accounts working directly with the enterprise and local sales team members; providing administrative and customer service support while utilizing a deep understanding of the company’s multi-media solutions. Day to day responsibilities include overseeing multi-platform advertising campaigns including, but not limited to, front-end research, proposal development, order entry, creative management, campaign optimization, post-sale activity and overall campaign execution/management. The successful candidate will be able to execute a variety of tasks in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and work well in a team environment.
Daily interaction with direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online, regular tracking of client audience delivery using Nielsen ratings, developing presentations, merchandising the station and generally providing a high-level of customer service.
Assists designated Account Executives with proposal development, building schedules in Wide Orbit, avails, entering orders, submitting make-goods, and overseeing the maintenance of contracts
Able to make decisions and solve problems independently to support designated sellers.
Accurately sets up new customer accounts, contracts, billing, etc. Handles all new order onboarding and any fulfillment issues.
Collaborates with sales managers and designated Account Executives in customizing insightful sales presentations and selling collateral.
Manages the implementation of programs and schedules sold by designated sellers.
Partners with sales managers in the development of retention and incremental revenue ideas.
Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor: Sales Fulfillment Manager
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Min. 2 years of account service support in a professional, fast-paced environment.
Interest in Sales with ability to upsell, cross-sell, and resell existing clients
Ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure.
Strong MS Office skills including Outlook, Excel, and especially PowerPoint
Grasp of the big picture and how individual departments and processes work together.
Creative and able to adapt quickly to change.
A personal style that promotes effective communication and professional relationship-building.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organization and time management.
Self-motivation and willingness to work as a team player are essential attributes. Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 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 32 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.