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What an Account Executive?

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The job description an an Account Executive is that account executives maintain relationships with favorable contracts on current and potential advertising accounts. Account executives spend most of their time developing relationships to get new accounts.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Prospecting
  • 4 + years of professional sales experience, software or technology sales a big plus
  • Highly efficient computer and Internet skills
  • Excellent written verbal communication skills
  • Must be a highly motivated self starter

The average salary of an Account Executive is $55,416 but it was reported that over 50% of account executives earn between $50,929 and $67,912.

To become an Account Executive you need a Bachelors degree and 3 years of field experience.

Some personality traits that are common in the field of being an Account Executive includes having the ability to articulate clearly, being creative, and personable. A successful Account Executive are usually ambitious, competitive, and optimistic.







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