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ADVERTISING COORDINATOR: Started By Getting Coffee And Rose To Great Career

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This advertising and partnership coordinator's responsibilities include connecting major companies with relevant brands on sites like Google. Check out his story about starting at an entry level and working his way up!

Job Title: Advertising Coordinator
Employer: Media Post Communications

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
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$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
Office, Travel, Outdoor, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Public speaking ability, Networking, Organizational skills

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m='9590'>for</span> <span m='9870'>online</span> <span m='10250'>media</span> <span m='10550'>marketing</span> <span m='10910'>professionals.</span> <span m='12420'>I've been</span> <span m='12480'>working</span> <span m='12660'>with</span> <span m='12740'>the</span> <span m='12820'>company for</span> <span m='13070'>four</span> <span m='13530'>years, and</span> <span m='13980'>I've</span> <span m='14090'>been</span> <span m='14230'>out</span> <span m='14330'>of</span> <span m='14390'>school</span> <span m='14730'>for</span> <span m='14860'>five</span> <span m='15260'>years.</span> </p><p><span m='16890'>When</span> <span m='17030'>I</span> <span m='17090'>did</span> <span m='17430'>start</span> <span m='17870'>I</span> <span m='17930'>definitely</span> <span m='18450'>did</span> <span m='18590'>not</span> <span m='18870'>think</span> <span m='19160'>that</span> <span m='19930'>five</span> <span m='20170'>years</span> <span m='20420'>later</span> <span m='20670'>that</span> <span m='20860'>I'd be</span> <span m='20950'>working</span> <span m='21160'>with</span> <span m='21310'>companies</span> <span m='21770'>like</span> <span m='21940'>Microsoft,</span> <span m='22610'>and</span> <span m='22780'>Google,</span> <span m='23210'>and</span> <span m='23270'>Yahoo,</span> <span m='23530'>and</span> <span m='23790'>AOL</span> <span m='24080'>on</span> <span m='24320'>a</span> <span m='24350'>day</span> <span m='24530'>to</span> <span m='24620'>day</span> <span m='24740'>basis.</span> <span m='25770'>Basically</span> <span m='26230'>what</span> <span m='26430'>I</span> <span m='26610'>do</span> <span m='26870'>is</span> <span m='27130'>I</span> <span m='27250'>work</span> <span m='27570'>with</span> <span m='28140'>those</span> <span m='28730'>companies to</span> <span m='29140'>make</span> <span m='29410'>sure that they</span> <span m='29770'>connect</span> <span m='30170'>with</span> <span m='30340'>big</span> <span m='30570'>brands</span> <span m='31080'>such</span> <span m='31520'>as</span> <span m='32159'>Unilever,</span> <span m='32810'>or</span> <span m='32880'>TGI</span> <span m='33120'>Fridays,</span> <span m='34020'>Nestle,</span> <span m='34810'>basically</span> <span m='35370'>any</span> <span m='35560'>brand that</span> <span m='36040'>you can</span> <span m='36330'>think</span> <span m='36740'>of.</span> <span m='37140'>I</span> <span m='37290'>put</span> <span m='37630'>Google and</span> <span m='38050'>AOL</span> <span m='38950'>in</span> <span m='39110'>connection</span> <span m='39470'>with</span> <span m='39630'>them</span> <span m='39940'>at</span> <span m='40250'>these</span> <span m='40430'>events.</span> </p><p><span m='41365'>When</span> <span m='41790'>I</span> <span m='41910'>did</span> <span m='42120'>first</span> <span m='42370'>start</span> <span m='42710'>I</span> <span m='42770'>had</span> <span m='43190'>originally</span> <span m='43450'>worked</span> <span m='43680'>at an</span> <span m='43820'>advertising</span> <span m='44390'>agency,</span> <span m='44960'>and</span> <span m='45260'>I</span> <span m='45300'>wanted</span> <span m='45710'>to move</span> <span m='45910'>into</span> <span m='46070'>a</span> <span m='46150'>more</span> <span m='46400'>client</span> <span m='46780'>focused</span> <span m='47110'>role.</span> <span m='48640'>For</span> <span m='48770'>my</span> <span m='48890'>first</span> <span m='49170'>job</span> <span m='49480'>basically</span> <span m='49840'>what</span> <span m='49980'>I</span> <span m='50050'>did</span> <span m='50280'>was</span> <span m='50540'>a</span> <span m='50610'>lot</span> <span m='50780'>of</span> <span m='50830'>spreadsheets,</span> <span m='51480'>a</span> <span m='51540'>lot</span> <span m='51710'>of</span> <span m='51760'>getting</span> <span m='51930'>coffee,</span> <span m='52490'>and</span> <span m='52620'>a</span> <span m='52700'>lot</span> <span m='53210'>of</span> <span m='53710'>answering</span> <span m='54100'>phones.</span> <span m='55410'>After</span> <span m='55610'>doing</span> <span m='55770'>that</span> <span m='55910'>for</span> <span m='55990'>12</span> <span m='56240'>months</span> <span m='56520'>and</span> <span m='56620'>putting</span> <span m='56830'>my</span> <span m='56950'>time</span> <span m='57290'>in,</span> <span m='57580'>I</span> <span m='57970'>was</span> <span m='58090'>able</span> <span m='58240'>to</span> <span m='58280'>make</span> <span m='58420'>a</span> <span m='58490'>jump</span> <span m='59240'>into</span> <span m='59500'>something</span> <span m='59810'>else</span> <span m='60110'>that</span> <span m='60590'>involved a lot</span> <span m='61030'>more</span> <span m='61130'>responsibility,</span> <span m='61990'>and</span> <span m='62160'>then</span> <span m='62330'>five</span> <span m='62630'>years</span> <span m='62860'>later</span> <span m='63620'>I</span> <span m='63810'>am</span> <span m='64060'>now</span> <span m='64950'>in</span> <span m='65150'>this</span> <span m='65330'>role.</span> </p><p><span m='66130'>When</span> <span m='66250'>I</span> <span m='66290'>did</span> <span m='66550'>start,</span> <span m='67740'>I</span> <span m='67850'>guess,</span> <span m='68580'>I</span> <span m='68700'>thought</span> <span m='68990'>that</span> <span m='69180'>maybe</span> <span m='69480'>I'd</span> <span m='69610'>be</span> <span m='69710'>doing</span> <span m='69920'>that</span> <span m='70090'>for</span> <span m='70230'>two</span> <span m='70390'>years</span> <span m='70690'>or</span> <span m='70780'>three</span> <span m='71000'>years,</span> <span m='71260'>but</span> <span m='71520'>I</span> <span m='71600'>learned</span> <span m='71870'>really</span> <span m='72060'>quick</span> <span m='72380'>that</span> <span m='73550'>your</span> <span m='73680'>first</span> <span m='73960'>job</span> <span m='74310'>is</span> <span m='74420'>not</span> <span m='74590'>the</span> <span m='74660'>best</span> <span m='74890'>job</span> <span m='75100'>in</span> <span m='75150'>the</span> <span m='75220'>world.</span> <span m='75570'>It's</span> <span m='75730'>just to</span> <span m='75990'>get your</span> <span m='76210'>foot in</span> <span m='76430'>the</span> <span m='76520'>door.</span> <span m='76970'>And</span> <span m='77170'>once</span> <span m='77550'>you</span> <span m='77820'>are</span> <span m='78430'>on</span> <span m='78610'>that</span> <span m='78800'>path,</span> <span m='79490'>12</span> <span m='79720'>months</span> <span m='79940'>later,</span> <span m='80210'>18</span> <span m='80530'>months</span> <span m='80750'>later,</span> <span m='81080'>two</span> <span m='81240'>years</span> <span m='81510'>later,</span> <span m='82130'>next thing</span> <span m='82440'>you know</span> <span m='82640'>you're a</span> <span m='82820'>manager</span> <span m='83110'>somewhere</span> <span m='83480'>and</span> <span m='83860'>people</span> <span m='84310'>are</span> <span m='84690'>then</span> <span m='84890'>your</span> <span m='85100'>assistant.</span> <span m='86170'>And</span> <span m='86660'>basically</span> <span m='88460'>that's all I</span> <span m='88760'>got.</span> </p>","file":{"id":167986,"video_id":"2700278206001","name":"121474735","duration":89745,"thumbnail_url":null}});