CAREER

Advertising Sales Agents

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$54,940

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-6.5% (decline)

Most Common Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Career

What Advertising Sales Agents Do

Sell or solicit advertising space, time, or media in publications, signage, TV, radio, or Internet establishments or public spaces.

Other Job Titles Advertising Sales Agents May Have

Advertising Account Representative, Advertising Consultant, Advertising Representative, Advertising Sales Representative (Ad Sales Representative), Sales Representative

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations to new and existing customers to sell new advertising programs and to protect and increase existing advertising.
  • Maintain assigned account bases while developing new accounts.
  • Provide clients with estimates of the costs of advertising products or services.
  • Locate and contact potential clients to offer advertising services.
  • Explain to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.

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