Account Executive Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Account Executive?

Account Executive in Seattle:
Soak up as much as you can, and spend extra time learning everything you can in order to be successful. Ask questions, and work hard!

Account Executive in Washington:
"The business side of advertising."
Learn the numbers. Budgets and how to manage budgets are a large part of the job.

Account Executive in Lafayette:
Pros: The people I work with are its best asset.
Cons: The stress level can be difficult sometimes and the income level.

Account Executive in Santa Barbara:
Pros: Great company, really enjoy the atmosphere.
Cons: Unsure of growth potential, want to keep options open for the future.

Account Executive in San Diego:
"Alternative Fridays."
Pros: Every other Friday off. Closed for Christmas Holiday.
Cons: No potential for promotion/growth.

Account Executive in San Diego:
"Serve as daily contact for clients."
Pros: Working with a diverse group of clients.
Cons: The pay is low. Don't get a full breakdown from bosses.

Account Executive in Houston:
"Stressful job."
Pros: Exposure to using QB, bullhorn, dice.
Cons: My manager was on emergency sick leave for getting her operation for 2 months now with my salary I have to work two jobs. Managers and mine.