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Advertising Account Executives

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Advertising account executives coordinate and oversee everything related to a client's advertising account and act as the primary liaison between the agency and the client. They are also responsible for building and maintaining professional relationships among clients and coworkers to ensure the successful completion of major ad campaigns and the assurance of continued business with clients. Advertising account executives are also known as advertising sales agents and advertising sales representatives. Advertising account executives hold 167,900 jobs in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

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Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Creative

Outgoing

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Advertising Department Head

Advertising Account Manager

Advertising Account Executive

Assistant Advertising Account Executive