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Advertising Account Executive

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An advertising account executive acts as the link between the advertising agency and the client. They liaise with the clients and manage the whole advertising campaign.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for graduates may range from £16,000 to £25,000 a year. With experience this can rise to over £30,000. High earners at account director level can earn £65,000 a year and above.

Conditions

Employment Status UK %

Past Unemployment
Scotland


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Getting In

There are several ways to get a job as an advertising account executive.

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should also have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

There are many different types of advertising agencies, but they generally fall into one of two categories:

Some agencies, referred to as integrated or full service, offer a range of both types of services.

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

CAM Foundation
Tel: 01628 427120
E-mail: cam@cim.co.uk
Website: http://www.camfoundation.com/
Twitter: @CAMFoundation
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheCAMFoundation

Creative Skillset Scotland
Tel: 020 7713 9800
E-mail: info@creativeskillset.org
Website: http://creativeskillset.org/
Twitter: @SkillsetSSC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/creativeskillset

Creative Skillset works with the UK’s screen-based creative media industries to develop skills and talent from classroom to boardroom.

Institute of Practitioners in Advertising
Tel: 0131 555 7588
Website: http://www.ipa.co.uk/
Twitter: @The_IPA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theipa

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