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Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

An Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative sells advertising and marketing services to business clients. Develops and manages advertising and marketing sales. Advertising and marketing may incorporate different media including print, text and online listings and services and may be targeted to a specific geographic area.

Job Outlook

There were 282 Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 8242 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Advertising Sales Representative industry, which includes the Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2015:

Salary

Many new Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $57,771.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $59,353.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $51,395.

Education and Experience

Posted Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree4.77%
Bachelor's Degree29.43%
Master's Degree2.55%
Doctoral Degree0.17%
Other18.9%

Posted Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years85.95%
3 to 5 years12.54%
6 to 8 years0.97%
9+ years0.54%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Sales (71.5%)
  • Communication (35.63%)
  • Customer Service (34.68%)
  • Management (22.18%)
  • Self-Motivation (15.53%)
  • Interpersonal Communications (12.23%)
  • Leadership (11.26%)
  • Presentations (7.9%)
  • Operations (7.77%)
  • Time Management (6.78%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Marketing (95.57%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Social Media (3.72%)
  • Market Research (3.98%)
  • Merchandising (8.12%)
  • Sales Prospecting (11.99%)
  • Marketing Strategies (8.47%)
  • Selling Techniques (16.89%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed.

  • Marketing (100%)

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Marketing Representative
  • Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Marketing Services Representative
  • Inside Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Field Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Brand Representative
  • In-House Marketing Representative
  • Outside Marketing Representative
  • Sports Marketing Representative
  • Medical Marketing Representative

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Advertising and Marketing Sales Representative jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Sherwin-Williams (238)
  • Techtronic Industries - Tti (222)
  • Hilton (160)
  • Summit Retail Solutions (115)
  • American Marketing & Publishing (99)
  • Southern National Roofing (78)
  • Servpro (57)
  • The Hertz Corporation (57)
  • Bluegreen Vacations (55)
  • UCPG INC (53)

North Carolina

  • Southern National Roofing (56)
  • Legacy (10)
  • New Heights Marketing (9)
  • Apex Tool Group (8)
  • Conquer Management (7)
  • New Age Marketing (5)
  • Altar'd State (5)
  • Sherwin-Williams (5)
  • RCX Sports Holding (4)
  • The Hertz Corporation (4)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!