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Advertising Account Executives, or simply Account Executives, are responsible for managing clients' accounts, as well as handling the advertising budget. Responsibilities listed on sample resumes of Advertising Account Executives include conducting monthly reconciliation of billing, maintaining relationships with clients and advertising agencies, and monitoring ad campaign schedules. Employers look for bachelor's degrees in advertising, business administration, liberal arts, or marketing on candidates' resumes, though having the degree is often more important than the subject that degree is in. Experience in either sales or marketing are also beneficial.

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Advertising Account Executive

Assigned - Six Automotive Titled print publications to develop new business and media campaigns. Consistently generated new leads and business development through cold calling, reviewing competitive titles, and market research. Customers obtained were small and national accounts. "Out in the field" experience for face to face presentations and well as maintaining customer relationships. Managed deadlines on all magazine titles assigned. Prepared monthly forecast of revenue projections.

  • Established new accounts on monthly basis resulting in Ad revenue which has grown from 2009 to 2010 by 39%
  • Key major accounts - Strong in retention of clients by understanding their business needs and selling across all titles. This resulted in growing key major accounts by 50%
  • Strategic in working with Editors and advertisers by building Ad Campaigns around editorial content on a consistent basis. This resulted in my total annual Ad Revenue being increased by 14%
  • Consistently met and exceeded monthly goals
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
2

Advertising Account Executive

Represented 100+ property management clients delivering renewable revenue exceeding
$200,000 per month. Balanced role between hunting new clients and writing branded
promotions for existing clients.

  • Liaison between the client and graphic designers; determined client needs through an in depth interview process, wrote the print advertisements, and directed the graphic
  • Increased the number of accounts 15% with targeted prospecting, referrals, and lead
  • Known for writing the "right" ad that attracted the "right" customers; clients reported a 20% increase in foot traffic.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
3

Advertising Account Executive

Sold advertising to local and national businesses, non-profit organizations and advertising agencies. Consistently met or exceeded monthly sales goals. Increased annual sales goal in one year by $20,000.

  • Rebuilt under-developed territory using excellent customer service and organizational skills.
  • Resurrected inactive accounts, serviced existing accounts and obtained new accounts through cold calling and lead follow up. Maintained frequent contact with key accounts.
  • Prepared client presentations, including advertising schedules, rate quotes, layouts and contract proposals. Persuaded key accounts to commit to new advertising products.
  • Increased monthly revenue $500 to $2,500 by successfully selling into Plain Dealer special sections.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Communication
Real Estate
4

Advertising Account Executive

Directed and coordinated the day-to-day agency efforts on behalf of the Client's product and/or service for assigned accounts. Provided sound and responsible marketing counseling and planned proper and innovative execution of work in all areas to produce a consistently superior creative product.

  • Managed medium to large scale campaigns for nine service lines at the Cleveland Clinic
  • Consistently marketed Cleveland Clinics brand within the target market utilizing innovative advertising tactics to grow patient volume year-over-year.
  • Ensured that all projects remain on budget and on deadline through effective monitoring
  • Coordinated with media and creative to develop a proposal that was in-line with the clients goals and objectives
  • Maintained a positive relationship between agency and client
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
Management, Marketing
5

Television Advertising Account Executive and Sales Analyst

Generate Revenue by developing market potential through prospecting, lead generation, qualifying opportunities, proposing solutions, forecasting and closing sales in cable television and digital advertisement. Initiate sales process by gathering competitive intelligence, understanding business needs, developing tailored proposals and delivery in presentations, executing contracts and closing sales by utilizing highly developed executive level relationship skills while expounding on the benefits of [company name]'s promotions, products, and services. Manage all aspects of ad campaigns with clients and agencies.

  • Increased billing revenue by 20% in 2012 year over year.
  • Recognized for Client Acquisition and most new accounts in 2011.
  • Managed and Increased major client known for last minute changes and agency hopping.
  • Promoted to maximize revenue potential from large advertisers in cableTV sporting events.
  • Achieved and Exceeded all performance goals for 2012 and 2013.
  • Nominated Peak Performer Finalist 2012 for entire Southeast Region.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Management With Thesis
6

Advertising Account Executive

Charter member of [company name]'s first dedicated outbound sales team for Search and Display, covering the Central Region. Areas of expertise include search engine marketing, SEM, PPC, display ads, banner ads, CPC advertising, CPA advertising, CPM advertising, branding campaigns, performance campaigns, hybrid campaigns, sponsorships, and custom programs.

  • Through self-sourcing and cold calling, grew book of business from nothing to over 20 accounts in first 3 months on the job.
  • Helped create and manage PPC campaigns for large, online shoe retailer generating ROAS over 600%
  • In 2010, delivered revenue of $3.3MIL on a goal of $1.4MIL, or 236%.
  • Achiever's Club (top 10% performers)
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Sociology
7

Advertising Account Executive- Advertising

Goal driven, customer focused sales professional demonstrating consisted achievement in service and sale objectives in a highly-competitive market

  • Developed a new 'out-of-marketing publication' bringing in large volume of new
  • Designed my own personal direct mail campaigns that transformed marketing and outside sales
  • Outpaced colleagues by securing large annual accounts and year-over-year revenue
  • Recognized as top Sales Representative five times
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
8

Advertising Account Executive

Began career with company in Naperville, IL selling local retail, then promoted to Corporate Team selling National Travel

  • Sold Yahoo! Online advertising in conjunction with Sun Times online as result of partnership formed by [company name] Group and Yahoo!
  • Yahoo! Team Leader for Sales Blitz - responsible for training and motivating 12 advertising account executives in local retail Chicago Sun Times territories, with daily and weekly activity reports turned in to me. Created excel spreadsheets and evaluated all reports.
  • Generated revenue utilizing a variety of advertising options including display ads in local and regional newspaper publications and regional magazine; pre-print inserts; direct mail; and online advertising
  • Created new Travel section as insert into local publications
  • Developed new business within territory and preserved and grew existing clients
  • Completed Ron Willingham's Integrity Selling course; graduated August, 2006
  • Completed Win-Win-Win Negotiating; certificate April, 2011
Candidate Info
46
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
9

Advertising Account Executive

Established and cultivated key relationships with organizations, corporate clients, and the community.

  • Exceeded 100% of sales goals each month. Chosen to be Trainer and boosted efficiency by developing staff.
  • Increased year over year revenue by 30%
  • Increased revenue by $20K in March 2011 for advertisements by gaining biggest new account, Central Florida Fair.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
Sales
10

Advertising Account Executive

Responsible for business development, strategic partner relations, and promotions

  • Developed account relationships and identified resources to fit customer needs
  • Responsible for marketing development to new and existing clients
  • Increased market share by 15% by shifting business model
  • Exponentially exceeded the revenue goal from October 2005 to February 2007.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Psychology

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