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Advertising Job Description Sample

Advertising Job Description Sample


This Advertising sample job description can be used to help you create a job advert that will attract candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Job Title: Advertising

Advertising Job Purpose:

People who work in Advertising are in charge of creating marketing communication that persuades an audience to buy a product or service. These people may create advertisements for the company that employs them, prepare advertisements for a company’s customers, or both. Advertising includes the people who create the advertisements as well as those who execute the design, creating the graphic, dialogue, or text for the concept the creative staff develops. Advertising involves many different types of media, such as newspapers and magazines, radio advertisements, television commercials, direct mail fliers, social media posts, blog posts, and website advertisements. The purpose of advertising is to develop a brand for a company and create a relationship between the company and its customers through that brand to initiate and sustain sales to those customers. Individuals working in this field have to be comfortable working without a template.

Advertising Job Duties:

  • Meet with client companies and discuss goals
  • Perform market research identifying areas upon which to focus
  • Create advertising plans and content to reach those demographics
  • Design and prepare advertisements as needed
  • Test concepts and review results with client companies
  • Refine concepts and content to match those results
  • Test advertising ideas repeatedly and often to measure effectiveness
  • Research market and draw meaningful conclusions from data

Advertising Skills and Qualifications:

Knowledge of advertising techniques, Ability to think creatively, Independent thinking needed, Understanding of limitations surrounding marketing, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Organisational skills, Customer relationship skills, Ability to listen and understand direction desired for advertising, Experience working with design software, Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or marketing preferred, Master’s degree preferred


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