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Video Editor

Company: Tegna
Location: Louisville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

WWL-TV in New Orleans has an opening for an Experienced Television and Digital Account Executive to join our market leading sales team! WWL-TV is owned by Tegna, which owns 64 broadcast TV stations across the country. This is a rare opportunity, that just became available, to work with a list of established clients. You will also be responsible for generating new business revenue across our TV stations (WWL-TV, WUPL-TV and Newswatch 15) and on our digital platforms (wwltv.com, Audience Marketplace and Premion OTT). This is a performance-based position that requires being able speak the language of advertising to agencies and to simplify marketing for local business owners. You need to be able to work independently to create new business opportunities and work as a team to create custom advertising solutions for clients. What we're looking for? * You are a creative solutions-based seller who can develop ideas that produce results for our customers utilizing our multi-platform products * You are experienced in media sales * You are eager to learn our top-notch advertising product suite * You are a hungry business developer wanting to uncover any opportunity * You can ask for the order and close with customers * You are detail-oriented and a multitasker What will you do? * Achieve all broadcast and digital sales goals on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. * Maximize share of business from an assigned list of local and regional accounts * Develop new revenue through effective cold calling of new local direct businesses in Southeast Louisiana. * Grow existing relationships by selling sponsorships, digital solutions, and Premion OTT. * Partner with Account Manager & Project Manager to provide exceptional customer service to clients. * Partner with Account Manager to organize and prioritize business to successfully meet goals and deadlines. * Create effective verbal & written marketing presentations in collaboration with Account Manager, Project Manager, and Research Director. * Manage day to day activity, pipeline, and forecasts using Matrix. What you need? * 2+ years of broadcast television sales or media sales experience * Bachelor's degree * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint * Experience in using qualitative research and/or other marketing research tools * Experience in WideOrbit and Matrix preferred * 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 [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply. 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. #LI-NJ1

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