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Advertising Agency Sample Resume

Purpose: Mid-career professional in the advertising industry seeking to advance and promote her career.

This sample resume is loaded with keywords important to this mid-career professional’s target industry and profession. Keywords are essential. If you are conducting a job search it is essential that you assume your resume will land in an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Simply put, ATS are the databases in which your resume is stored and (hopefully) retrieved based on keyword searches related to positions a recruiter or employer is trying to fill. It is common for applicants to try to include many of these important keywords in the profile and this resume is no exception. But even more keywords have been included by using them to categorize accomplishment statements. A tip: collect 6-12 job announcements for positions that would interest you. Go through them with a highlighter, highlighting all the important keywords used in each. Now go back to your resume and make sure you have used these keywords in the text.

Example Resume for an Account Executive in an Advertising Agency

Sample resume written to help an advertising industry account executive advance her career – Page 1

Example resume for the advertising industry

Sample resume written to help an advertising industry account executive advance her career – Page 2

This sample resume is protected by copyright. Please do NOT copy it. This resume was written for a specific individual and the strategies used may not be appropriate to your career. More importantly, a copied resume is not authentic and will never be as effective for you as a resume written specifically for you. Please contact us to learn more about our professional resume writing services. Your career is worth it!

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The job search went well, and I have accepted a position with XXXX as an Executive Consultant. There is no doubt in my mind that the quality of my resume opened some doors. In addition to XXXX, I was a finalist for a CTO position at XXXXX, and I declined another offer from XXXX International. Only two things matter when trying to get your foot in the door: networking and the quality of your resume...Feel free to use me as a reference at any time. Thank you.

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The other email he refers to...

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