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Tourist 1221


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Kevin gives us the low-down on street promotions. He enthusiastically talks about what his job entails and why he likes it. Kevin also explains how he found his job and he provides great advice for anyone wanting to do anything well.

Job Title: Street promotions

Job Summary: Advertising Sales Agents

Job Description

Advertising sales agents sell advertising space to businesses and individuals. They contact potential clients, make sales presentations, and maintain client accounts. Advertising sales agents work under pressure to meet sales quotas.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate-term on-the-job training

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$25,000 - $100,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Outdoor, Home, Indoor, Office, Travel
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Networking, Organizational skills, Public speaking ability, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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