Your resume writing efforts can go a long way in making you seem like a viable candidate for a position. The more effort you put in, the greater your chances of being selected. The entire business of resume writing is unfathomable to some people. It is scary to write something that will decide your future with the company that you have been aspiring to work with. However, this fear of the unknown is what you have to overcome if you expect to walk right into your dream job.

This resume sample for an advertising account manager should give you some ideas:


Advertising Account Manager Resume Sample


Stephen Smith

22 NW Jenny Creek Road ● La Center, WA 17852 ● (000) 399-7414 ● stephsmith @ email . com


Performance Summary: Accomplished leader with an extensive background in building and maintaining solid working relationships with clients to develop, coordinate and direct strategic communication, designed to meet set goals. A creative problem solver who possess versatile copywriting skills, aimed at working across multiple communication channels. Focused on providing clients with information to meet their advertising campaigning requirements by ensuring that their requirements are understood properly.

• Competent at presenting campaign pitches and cost information by following set company rules
• Hands-on experience in negotiating contracts, budgets and timelines, ensuring the benefit of both clients and the company
• Proven skills in monitoring advertising work progress and delivery final products in a time-efficient manner


• Budgeting • Promotion Development • Financial Administration
• Portfolio Creation • New Business Generation • Post-sales Relationships
• Strategy Sessions Initiation • Profit Analysis • Accounts Earmarking
• Campaign Development • Media Briefings • Visionary Work Strategies


SWIFT COMMUNICATIONS, La Center, WA (6/2010 to Present)
Advertising Account Manager

• Increased company’s market share by 21% by suggesting and creating advertising campaigns correlating perfectly with its services
• Created a huge portfolio for Pepsi Co. spanning 5 websites and 15000 images
• Trained 5 groups of newly hired advertising account executives in creating and delivering advertising campaigns based on visionary strategies
• Meet clients to determine their specific advertising and promotion needs and provide them with feedback and advice
• Orchestrate discussion with clients to provide them with an overview of present condition of their market share
• Present campaign pitches to both existing and new clients, ensuring that the pitches address their specific needs
• Create portfolios of clients’ accounts and monitor related activities in them
• Manage and review clients’ advertising projects and ensure that they are delivered in a time-efficient manner
• Identify accounts with shrinking revenues and reach out to their representatives to provide them with assistance to sustain themselves
• Use contacts to generate new business and ensure that “hot” leads are followed up in a timely manner
• Organize media briefings and assist in the creation of marketing procedures
• Carry out appraisals and evaluations to ensure that project targets are met and clients’ requirements are being fulfilled

THE WARREN GROUP, La Center, WA (1/2010 to 5/2010
Advertising Account Executive

• Generated new business for the company through lead generation and follow-up, increasing the client base from 5500 to 6200 within 6 months
• Met with clients to determine their advertising requirements and provided them with initial feedback
• Assisted in devising advertising campaigns to meet the client’s budgets
• Handled contract and budget negotiations with clients and ensured that a mutually agreeable decision point is reached
• Assisted in the development and implementation of advertising projects and ensured that they were led to fruition
• Presented developed advertising campaigns to clients and recoded feedback for improvements and changes

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Admnistration
Major: Advertising