Sample resume for an advertising account executive

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Sample resume for an advertising account executive

Sample resume for an advertising account executive

To be a successful candidate for advertising jobs, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume. Are you skilled at pitching creative concepts to clients, but need help pitching yourself on your resume? Get ideas on how to craft a better resume from this sample for an experienced advertising account executive that Isaacs created below. You can also download the sample resume for an advertising account executive in Word. And if you need more help, let the experts at Monster's Resume Writing Service create a high-impact resume for you that will impress employers.

Jobs for advertising executives are projected to grow by 10% (or 23,800 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: New YorkIllinoisCalifornia, Massachusetts, and Texas; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityChicago, BostonLos Angeles, and San Francisco

As an advertising executive, you can expect to earn a median wage of $129,380 per year, or $62.20 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can learn more about advertising careers and search for advertising account executive jobs on Monster.

Advertising executive resume template

Eve Martinson
Sometown, NY 10310 |
555-555-5555 | LinkedIn URL

Advertising Account Manager

Dedicated advertising sales professional providing world-class client support

Advertising account executive with repeated success closing and managing multimillion-dollar accounts. Take an ownership role in building clients’ businesses, introducing fresh, new strategies and cross-channel marketing opportunities. Deliver print, digital and social media programs from concept through execution.

Core Strengths
  • Multi-Channel Advertising
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Consultative Sales
  • Revenue Goal Attainment
  • Strategic Planning
  • Account & Territory Management
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Team Mentoring & Training

Professional Experience

Account Manager, 1/2015 – Present

Work with clients in the development of digital and traditional brand strategies. Perform deep dives into the competitive marketplace and client companies to identify opportunities; develop, present and negotiate proposals; and manage delivery of integrated campaigns.

Selected Achievements:

  • Closed $4M in sales in 2016, representing 33% of the agency’s total business.
  • Launched Client A’s first social media campaign, adding $75K in sales within one month and generating “buzz” for new products.
  • Maximized ROI of campaigns through continual analysis of performance, response-rates and results.
  • Led team in winning ACE Creative Award’s gold medal for Digital Campaign of the Year in 2016.

Account Executive, 6/2009 to 12/2014

Conceptualized, sold and delivered integrated programs across print, digital, mobile and video platforms. Fostered healthy, effective and profitable client relationships.

Selected Achievements:

  • Contributed to 17% growth in 2014 by developing strong relationships with clients and upselling additional programs, products and services.
  • Revamped firm’s branding strategy to articulate a clear value proposition.
  • Built a client base of Fortune 500 accounts, including Client A, Client B and Client C, along with prominent accounts such as Client D.

Intern, 1/2009 to 6/2009

Assisted senior team members with client communications, from scheduling meetings to responding to client requests and communicating project status updates.


Bachelor of Arts in Marketing