How to become a Advertising Account Executive

Advertising account executives devise and coordinate advertising campaigns to encourage consumers to purchase particular products or services.

Personal requirements of a Advertising Account Executive

  • Creativity
  • Imagination
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Analytical ability

Education & Training for a Advertising Account Executive

To become an advertising account executive you usually have to complete a degree with a major in advertising or marketing and have relevant work experience. To get into these courses you usually need to gain your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education. Prerequisite subjects, or assumed knowledge, in one or more of English and mathematics are normally required. Contact the institutions you are interested in for more information. For further details, visit

Additional Information

The Communications Council offers various short courses and certificates for people working in the industry, which may assist career progression. Refer to their website for more details.

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