We surveyed 1,187 advertising sales agents to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical advertising sales agent. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as an advertising sales agent?
Working as an advertising sales agent typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become an advertising sales agent?
A career as an advertising sales agent typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as an advertising sales agent?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as an advertising sales agent. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for advertising sales agents.
Do advertising sales agents work full-time or part-time?
83% of advertising sales agents work in full-time roles while 17% work part-time.
Is being an advertising sales agent stressful?
Stress is not uncommon amongst advertising sales agents, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.
Is being organized important as an advertising sales agent?
Some level of organization is generally required to be an advertising sales agent.
How competitive is the workplace for advertising sales agents?
Advertising sales agents tend to see lots of competition in the workplace, with desire to get ahead of co-workers being common.
Does being an advertising sales agent require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Advertising sales agents will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.
Are advertising sales agents allowed to express themselves creatively?
Advertising sales agents rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.
Do advertising sales agents have control over the direction of their work?
While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally advertising sales agents will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.
Is being an advertising sales agent physically demanding?
Work as an advertising sales agents is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.
Are advertising sales agents exposed to a wide variety of work?
Advertising sales agents tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being an advertising sales agent require attention to detail?
Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as an advertising sales agent.
Does being a good advertising sales agent require compassion and empathy?
Being compassionate and empathetic is considered helpful to those looking to pursue careers as advertising sales agents.