Advertising Sales Agents for various media are responsible for prospecting and clinching advertisers from target companies to place their ads in their media. The media can be print media looking for full-pages ads in newspapers and magazines, broadcast media looking for 30-60 second commercials radio and TV, and online websites looking for in banner ads.  Advertising Sales Agents aim to generate revenues from ad placements and, like most other sales agents, earn commissions from sales quotas. And for many companies, advertising revenues are their sources of income.

Media/Advertising Sales Agent Resume Template

Darryl J.V. Leroy

Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY

Phone: 718-243-2456


To be an Advertising Sales Agent in a large metropolitan media company, whether print, broadcast or online.

Summary of Qualification

  • 9 years of experience an advertising sales agent for a multimedia company handling ad requirements of various media companies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills
  • Excellent  verbal and writing communication skills in English and French.

Career Experience/Job History

2003 – Present:  Assistant Advertising Sales Agent, Media Brokers Inc

  • Cover geographic region or industry assigned to solicit ads and create a long-term partnership
  • Assist the client in specifying and designing the ads by coordinating with in-house advertising designers or refer them to partner creative ad agencies and freelancers.
  • Obtain ad space leases in billboards
  • Secure inventory of radio and TV spots available for ad placements
  • Provide reports to clients on ad penetration surveys
  • Harness social networking sites for ad solicitation.


2001 – Present: Various seminars on selling techniques

1998 – 2001: Bachelor of Arts in Commerce, Michigan State University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request