Also known as Advertising Account Representative, Advertising Consultant, Advertising Representative, Advertising Sales Representative (Ad Sales Representative), Marketing Consultant, Sales Representative
Also known as Advertising Account Representative, Advertising Consultant, Advertising Representative
Adversting Sales Representatives sell or solicit advertising space, time, or media in publications, signage, TV, radio, or Internet establishments or public spaces.
Adversting Sales Representatives are often responsible for overseeing or executing some or all of the following tasks:
The above responsibilities are specific to Adversting Sales Representatives. More generally, Adversting Sales Representatives are involved in several broader types of activities:
The median salary for an Adversting Sales Representative is $54,940, and the average salary is $68,040. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Adversting Sales Representative salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.
Many Adversting Sales Representatives earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Adversting Sales Representatives earn less than $26,700 per year, 25% earn less than $36,720, 75% earn less than $82,020, and 90% earn less than $124,030.
Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Adversting Sales Representatives is expected to change by 3.1%, and there should be roughly 14,800 open positions for Adversting Sales Representatives every year.
Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.
Compared to most occupations, those who work as an Adversting Sales Representative are usually higher in their Enterprising, Conventional, and Artistic interests.
Adversting Sales Representatives typically have very strong Enterprising interests. Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Also, Adversting Sales Representatives typically have moderate Conventional interests. Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Lastly, Adversting Sales Representatives typically have moderate Artistic interests. Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.
Compared to most people, those working as an Adversting Sales Representative tend to value Relationships, Independence, and Working Conditions.
Most importantly, Adversting Sales Representatives very strongly value Relationships. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Second, Adversting Sales Representatives strongly value Independence. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Lastly, Adversting Sales Representatives strongly value Working Conditions. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.
Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.
In order to perform their job successfully, people who work as Adversting Sales Representatives must consistently demonstrate qualities such as attention to detail, initiative, and persistence.
Below, you'll find a list of qualities typically required of Adversting Sales Representatives, ranked by importance:
Many Adversting Sales Representatives will have a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Adversting Sales Representatives usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
Adversting Sales Representatives may benefit from understanding of specialized subject areas, such as sales and marketing, customer and personal service, or communications and media knowledge.
The list below shows several areas in which most Adversting Sales Representatives might want to build proficiency, ranked by importance.
Adversting Sales Representatives must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.
For example, Adversting Sales Representatives need abilities such as oral expression, speech clarity, and oral comprehension in order to perform their job at a high level. The list below shows several important abilities for Adversting Sales Representatives, ranked by their relative importance.
Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.
Adversting Sales Representatives frequently use skills like speaking, persuasion, and social perceptiveness to perform their job effectively. The list below shows several critical skills for Adversting Sales Representatives, ranked by their relative importance.
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