Advertising Sales Agents


Also called : Advertising Account Representative, Advertising Consultant, Advertising Representative, Advertising Sales Representative (Ad Sales Representative), Sales Representative

What they do


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

On the job, one would


    KNOWLEDGE


    • English Language
      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    • Communications and Media
      Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

    • Mathematics
      Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

    • Administrative
      Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and workplace terminology.

    SKILLS


    • Speaking
      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    • Persuasion
      Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

    • Service Orientation
      Actively looking for ways to help people.

    • Social Perceptiveness
      Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

    • Active Listening
      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    ABILITIES


    • Oral Expression
      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Speech Clarity
      The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

    • Oral Comprehension
      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Speech Recognition
      The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

    • Written Comprehension
      The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    PERSONALITY

    People interested in this work, will do well at jobs that need;

    • Attention to Detail
      Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

    • Initiative
      Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

    • Persistence
      Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.

    • Integrity
      Job requires being honest and ethical.

    • Achievement/Effort
      Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

    • Dependability
      Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

    • Stress Tolerance
      Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.

    • Independence
      Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

    • Adaptability/Flexibility
      Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

    • Social Orientation
      Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.

    TECHNOLOGY

    • Calendar and scheduling software

    • Customer relationship management CRM software

    • Data base user interface and query software

    • Desktop publishing software

    • Electronic mail software

    • Enterprise resource planning ERP software

    • Graphics or photo imaging software

    • Internet browser software

    • Office suite software

    • Presentation software

    • Sales and marketing software

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    • Preparation

      Considerable Preparation Needed

    • Education

      Four-year bachelor degree

    • Experience

      A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupation

    • Jobtraining

      Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.

    Version 3.1.0 Page loaded in 0.118973 secs