Account Executive

KARE-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking an Account Executive. 

KARE11, TEGNA’s legacy station and NBC affiliate in Minneapolis, MN, is seeking an Account Executive to join our dynamic team. We are dedicated to innovation, offering state-of-the-art marketing solutions that empower our clients to thrive across various platforms, including linear TV, digital video, OTT, and advanced attribution tactics.

What We Offer:

  • Winning Culture: We offer a hybrid work structure that embraces inclusivity and collaboration. Join a winning team that knows how to have fun while achieving greatness.
  • Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary base with uncapped commissions.
  • Cutting-Edge Products: Work with leading and innovative media products.
  • Resources: We provide the tools and resources you need to succeed. Your success is our priority.
  • Growth Opportunities: Explore endless possibilities for career advancement within our organization. Your journey with us is a path to success.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Enjoy a robust benefits package, including a 401k match, full health coverage, dental, vision, mental health support, volunteer hours, and matching funds for non-profits. Your well-being is our concern.
  • Employee-Centric: Join an organization that values you as an individual and focuses on purpose-driven, employee-centric values.

What You'll Do:

As an Account Executive at KARE11, your responsibilities will include:

  • Prospecting: Harness your skills to consistently spot new revenue opportunities, using your insights into clients and industries.
  • Upselling: Elevate our relationships with existing clients by showcasing our full range of offerings, providing them with tailored solutions for success.
  • Custom Campaigns: Craft customized, solutions-driven campaigns spanning broadcast, digital, and streaming platforms.
  • Client Relationships: Expand key client relationships by deeply understanding their needs and the competitive landscape. You'll become their trusted advisor.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate with our internal teams, ensuring clear direction for campaign execution. Your teamwork makes the dream work.
  • Problem-Solving: Take the reins on decision-making and problem-solving to exceed customer expectations.
  • Account Management: Utilize an Account Manager to deliver exceptional customer service and contract fulfillment.
  • Data Management: Use CRM tools to manage daily activities, pipeline, and forecasts.

Job Requirements:

What You Need:

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Experience: 2+ years of sales experience
  • Communication Skills: Command the art of communication, both written and verbal.
  • Research Skills: Use your qualitative research and marketing research skills to power your sales approach.
  • Time Management: Juggle multiple tasks with ease, always meeting deadlines.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Adaptability: Embrace change as an opportunity.
  • Team Player: Thrive independently and as part of a dynamic team.
  • Driver's License: A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance.

If you're ready to take on the world of media sales, apply today. Join KARE11, where innovation, inclusivity, and success are the name of the game.

KARE11 is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to join our team.

Ready to make your mark? Submit your resume and cover letter, telling us why we've been looking for you. We're excited for you to apply!


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

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