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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

Oustside Territory Account Executive responsibe for maintaing and growing territory that spanned 50 miles.

  • Independently sourced new accounts for the newspaper's publication while maintaining existing territory clientele
  • Conducted thorough customer needs assessments and created customized campaigns and proposals
  • Achieved quarterly revenue benchmarks that included overall revenue, online and mobile app products
  • Worked cohesively with creative department to formulate eye catching advertisements to showcase promotions
  • Member of [company name] Marketing committee and head of Branding sub-committee
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Health Policy And Administration
12

Advertising Account Executive

Managed, maintained, and developed local accounts in the North West territory.

  • Consistently exceeded sales goals, reaching up to 220% to monthly digital and 144% on monthly print goal.
  • Increased revenue in Northwest Territory by, $40,000+, taking it from $20,000 monthly to $60,000.
  • Grew Territory by 350% by taking it from 12 active accounts to 34 active accounts.
  • Worked with clients to develop best marketing strategy using print and digital products for their business.
  • Make daily cold calls sharing insight to customers about their business to gain trust and form relationships.
  • Managed daily activity and pipeline activity using Adsales.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
International Business, Marketing
13

Advertising Account Executive

Took the initiative and generated new leads, which became new accounts

  • Renewed existing accounts through appointments, as well as unscheduled calls
  • Prepared daily sales reports showing daily activities
  • Led customer expansion efforts and business development that helped in optimizing revenue potential
  • New sales exceeded company sales goals every quarter
  • Maintain an annual revenue stream of over $300,000 and a monthly stream of $30,000
  • Ranked in the top 10% of all sales representatives
  • Created 75 new accounts per year, 10 years consecutively; Maintained 85% of existing revenue accounts
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
14

Advertising Account Executive

Managed a large account base of local business in Manhattan

  • Increased account base by establishing new business for the paper in the territory
  • Created sales tools and presentation material that have been used as a standard for the entire department.
  • Write advertising copy
  • Trained and supervised two Sales Associates on Sales procedure, ad preparation, accounts receivable and customer service.
  • Established new accounts and increased circulation in several untapped communities that resulted in an increase of 24% in sales revenue
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Marketing
Marketing/ Mass Communications
15

Outside Retail Advertising Account Executive

Successfully accomplished increasing revenue by 5-15% year over year for ten consecutive years

  • Grew territory and revenue by consistently maintaining and increasing sales to current accounts and prospected new accounts
  • Developed and presented unique promotions & marketing solutions
  • Consulted with accounts to develop customized, targeted multi-media solutions including newspaper, magazine & digital products
  • Met multiple deadlines & prioritized tasks
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AS
Marketing
BA
Communications
16

Advertising Account Executive

  • Second highest performing Account Executive in 2007 out of 50 AE's
  • Grew revenue by 130% in 2007 fourth quarter, consistently achieved 20% over previous year's revenue
  • Sold a product mix of print, online, direct mail, inserts, Search Engine Optimization, Yahoo! Behavioral Targeting, and magazine
  • Present data on demographics as well as competing media
  • Selected creative material and successfully executed campaigns for over 50 businesses
  • Trained in Search Engine Marketing, behavioral targeting, online banner advertising, impression based, and cost per click advertising for thedenverpost.com and rockymountainnews.com
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Speech Communication
17

Advertising Account Executive

Responsible for growing and maintaining a specific local territory.

  • Developed strong business relationships with existing and new customers.
  • Cold called new customers daily in person and by phone.
  • Generated over $325,600 in revenue in just 12 months.
  • Managed and increased spending on an average of 32 accounts monthly.
  • Successfully met all requirements of the TSB contests every month.
  • Presented a minimum of 32 presentations per month with a 30% minimum closing ratio.
  • Managed, presented, sold, and helped design two local business projects, increasing active advertisers and revenue over the previous year.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Advertising
18

Advertising Account Executive

Generated 20% - 25% increase in quarterly advertising & Web site sales

  • Made cold calls on the phone and in person to small - medium sized businesses
  • Scheduled qualified appointments and delivered sales presentations
  • Negotiated verbal and written pricing and closed the sale
  • Followed up after closing the sale to retain existing business and book new business
  • Maintained a qualified pipeline of over 1000 small - medium sized businesses
  • Attended training to gain knowledge of company products and services
  • Consistently met and exceeded company and individual sales & revenue goals
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English & Communications

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