Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Advertising Sales Agent Resume

When it comes to selling, sales people can raise the company’s revenue a notch or two with their advertising skills. They are the army that works in the front field battling to push aside all the competitors in the market, and win the war for the company by generating revenues armed with their persuasive skills. However, going out in the field and bearing the heat of the competition is not easy. It requires lots of patience, skills and perseverance to get recognition for oneself in the industry.  Therefore, when you are trying a job in the advertising field, you must include all these traits in the advertising sales agent resume.

Since you would be responsible in fetching revenue for the company through your advertising skills, the employers would be scrutinizing your resume like a doctor examining the colony of bacteria when studying the causes of diseases. The employers will consider every possible angle in judging your capability. They would like to know whether you can win clients and raise sales of their products or services. How you have achieved your sales target in your previous job, and whether there is any special achievements in your career. When so many expectations are breeding in the employers’ mind while reading the advertising sales agent resume, it is essential to raise your writing skills to a new level.

Here is a sample of advertising sales agent resume that will portray your advertising skills to the potential employers.

Advertising Sales Agent Resume
David A. Torres
1088 Hamill Avenue
San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (858) XXX-4615
Email: datorres@gmail.com


To work as an advertising sales agent and use all sorts of tools in my arsenal such as persuasive tone, convincing capabilities, and knowledge of human psychology to bring revenues for the company.

A brief background

I have an experience of eight years in the advertising field. In my career, I have sold and solicited various types of advertising such as graphic art, space for advertising in publications as per clients’ requirements, signs, boards, banner and ads for TV and radio.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Skills in dealing with all types of clients
  • Ability to persuade and win customers on company’s behalf
  • A persuasive speaker
  • Style and mannerism in handling clients
  • Persistence and enthusiasm in helping clients
  • Creativity in promoting a product and service
  • Analytical and strategy building ability to promote and market
  • Complete knowledge about all types of media communications
  • Exceptional listening capacity, and good interpretation skills
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Exceeded sales target on numerous occasions

Professional Experience

Advertising Sales Agent 2008 – Present
Max & Ted Corporation, San Diego, CA               
  • Find potential customers and solicit advertisement for magazine
  • Attract customers both new and regular ones by preparing sales presentations for advertising programs
  • Make appointments with clients and explain the advertising strategies for their products or services
  • Follow up with customers who have enquired for advertising
  • Process and file all paper work and correspondence details with clients
  • Get the art work or materials for advertising proof-read by clients before publishing
  • Get the advertising contract signed by clients
  •  Provide estimates and try to advertise products or services as per clients’ budget
  • Apply creating in making the advertisements impressive and effective
Advertising Sales Agent  2005 – 2008
ABC Advertising and Marketing Company, San Diego, CA
  • Interacted with customers and explained the variety of advertising options for the products and services
  • Trained 25 sales trainee during my tenure
  • Exceeded sales target by 40% for two consecutive years
  • Kept a record of all sales presentations and provided details to the accounts department
  • Build a rapport inside the company and the field
  • Re-directed seven retail companies to advertise their products with ABC


Associate Degree in Marketing 2005
San Diego University, CA
If you have many feathers in your cap, you can create a separate heading as 'Achievements.' This sample  resume of a advertising sales agent will inspire you to pen down your skills and abilities in the resume .

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