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Advertising Industry Overview
The US advertising and marketing services industry comprises about 37,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $88 billion, according to Hoovers. Some of the largest players offering jobs in advertising are Interpublic, Omnicom, Valassis Communications, as well as the US operations of Publicis and WPP. The industry is fragmented: The top 50 companies generate about one-third of revenue. In this creative business, size does not always correlate with success.
Advertising Job Market
Advertising, promotions and marketing managers held 216,800 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Jobs for managers of advertising, promotions and marketing operations are forecasted to grow by 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations, the BLS reports. Nearly 30,000 new advertising job opportunities are expected to open up over the decade.
Both corporate marketing departments and advertising agencies offer numerous career opportunities in advertising. Advertising jobs at some small boutique ad agencies are among the most prestigious in the industry.
Although many advertising professionals still devote most of their efforts to print, broadcast and cable media, the Internet and other digital media offer the greatest potential for career growth.Professionals who can successfully integrate campaigns in traditional and digital media and measure results to continuously improve performance are well-positioned for success in their advertising careers.
Typical jobs in advertising include advertising director, creative manager, digital strategist, media planner, media buyer, copywriter, designer, sales executive and account executive.
Median annual wages were $45,250 for advertising sales agents in May 2011, with the middle half earning between $30,750 and $68,900, the BLS reports. For advertising and promotions managers, median annual wages were $87,650, with the middle half earning between $59,780 and $128,840 and the top 10 percent earning more than $186,600.
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POSITION SUMMARY Assist sales staff in their efforts to maximize advertising revenue for A+E Networks by maintaining client schedules, creating sales plans and integrated proposals, stewarding accounts and supporting Account Executives as needed. PRIMARY DUTIES Maintain negotiated deals working internally with Sales Planning Coordinate delivery of commercial copy and integrated elements to Commerc...
Summary: This position is responsible for achieving a sales quota by promoting the value proposition, products and services of RedEye, a business group of Stratasys. This is a hybrid position that combines the inbound aspects of the Account Manager - Inside with outbound/field sales skills for prospecting and account management. The primary role of the RedEye Account Manager - Inside/Outside is to...
Company: Leadimpact, a Division of Blinkx Position: Account Manager Reports to: Senior Director, Sales Location: Bellevue, WA Are you analytical? Are you good with numbers? Are you a quantitative thinker? If you have those qualities and a few more this job is for you! We’re looking for a new account manager to be in charge of advertiser accounts. This is a sales position but we are not looking for...
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Please discuss this opening with your manager before applying. 3form Light Art is an innovative and growing custom lighting manufacturer located in Seattle, WA. All components and assemblies are designed, manufactured, built and shipped out of our Seattle facility. The ideal candidate should have creative architectural or interior design background. As a member of the project management team, appl...
Classified Advertising Manager Inside Sales Department: Classified Department Reports to: Publisher The Classified Advertising Managers key responsibility is to increase Napa Valley Publishing Company advertising revenue and market share by selling various advertising products and services in print, online and mobile platforms. Achieve monthly revenue goals by selling new and existing customers an...
Digital Media Account Executive (Advertising) Do you enjoy social networking and mobile devices? Are you a Seasoned Sales Professional with a successful track record? If so, then consider the St. Augustine Record. We are looking for a qualified Digital Media Account Executive who will be responsible for obtaining individual revenue goals by servicing existing customers and developing new business...
The Project Executive is the primary focal point and owner for all activities on a large complex contract. Accountable for meeting revenue, profit, and growth objectives and for improving overall customer satisfaction targets. Responsible to build and maintain strong client relationships at all levels with the objective of being a trusted business partner. Proactively works with client to identify...
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ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER Fort Wayne Newspapers, one of the largest publishing companies in northeastern Indiana, publishing two daily newspapers, The News-Sentinel and The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne Magazine and high quality commercial printing. Additionally, its family of websites under fortwayne.com are the most read websites in the region. We are currently seeking a strong leader to proactive...
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Dewberry is currently seeking a Project Management Assistant to support a potential client in Towson, MD. Provides assistance in the initiation, development and implementation of Information Technology related projects. Maintains schedules/calendars for assigned projects and assists the Project Manager in planning, monitoring and execution of project tasks. Assists in Project communications and co...
Are you ready for the challenge of building and leading a talented team of artists charged with developing world class video games? Amazon Game Studios is looking for an Art Development Manager to provide leadership to a very important project. We’d love to tell you more here, but you’ll have to come in and talk to us first! In this role you will be responsible for Scoping and delivering the art o...
This Production Coordinator manages all of the details of a weekly Ad by Version, Zone and Block# to produce error free Ads that meet all deadlines and conform to all current Advertising standards. (ex: Ad Blocks, Mkt. Messaging, Soda/DSD, pricing, ad changes and production layout changes). This person is directly responsible for Ad errors that can result in margin erosion, wasted expense in repri...
Pre-Press Production Artist Freelance/Temp As a production artist for the product art team, you will be responsible for all pre-press production that comes through the department. Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator and have experience with preparing print files for overseas printing. Must have good communication skills and be an expert in production of files for art release. Must have a good...
The Junior Account Executive will serve as the primary support for Account Executive team members. Providing support in Immedia, allowing AEs to focus on negotiating lower print costs, while maintaining benchmarking integrity. The Junior Account Executive will also interact with the client to ensure that key milestones remain on target. Efficiently maintain and manage team samples. Develop strong...
Administrative Assistant/ Account Coordinator Do you enjoy the public and like working with all types of people, then this position may be for you? Preferred candidates will have at least an Associate's degree or post high school education related to administration, sales or public relations. You must have strong phone skills, be computer literate, be very organized and enjoy sales. For the motiva...
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$33,000.00 - $124,230.00
Typical Salary for Advertising Manager
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Promotes product/service by defining, developing, and implementing advertising and sales promotion programs.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Ensures supply of promotional literature by monitoring inventories; keeping product information current.
Develops advertising and sales promotion programs by utilizing media advertising, direct mail, trade shows, publicity, point-of-purchase, and audiovisual presentations.
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