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Top 10 Advertising Account Executive Interview Questions
1. What was your biggest disappointment as an advertising account executive?
Advertising Account Executive
Advertising sales agents sell advertising space to businesses and individuals. They contact potential clients, make sales presentations, and maintain client accounts.
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Advertising Account Executive Interview Questions
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Why are you the best advertising account executive for us?
 
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I'm smart, I'm passionate, I'm a fast learner and most importantly great at building relationships weather it be internally or with the client.
 
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I am the best advertising account executive for your company because I have the competitive drive to succeed but the ethical guidance and attention to detail one needs in a role such as this.
 
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What attracts you to this industry?
 
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What attracts me the most is the strategy behind campaigns.
 
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Its face paced environment and the challenges that I will face. Every day going to be a different day for me.
 
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What are some of the challenges you see as an Advertising Account Executive?
 
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Because I have 9 years of AAE experience with the same company.
 
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When the client doesn't agree with the marketing plan that are proposed.
 
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Describe one or two of the most difficult challenges and or rejections you have faced in the past and how you responded?
 
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Was thrown into the lions and made it out alive.
 
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Given that I'm just living 25 years. I would say that the greatest challenge that I have ever faced is when I need to work with someone I don't like, but we need to finish this project in time. So I need to adjust and control my emotion and just be professional and matured enough for the sake of the project. And yes. I succeeded.
 
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What do you feel is the most important skill an advertising account executive should possess?
 
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Organizational skills and client relationship skills.
 
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Organisation skills and integrity.
 
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Give me a time when you had to set an important goal in the past and tell me about your success reaching it.
 
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A goal that I set for myself was to learn a photo editing program, I successfully learned how to edit in a few weeks. It was a challenge but I was determined to learn the program.
 
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I had a goal to have my campaign succeed and it did.
 
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Why do you want a career as an advertising account executive?
 
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So I can understand and learn about brand and the ad industry while also progressing in my career.
 
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Advertising account executive is a people-oriented work with challenges. I enjoy co-operating with people and taking challenges.
 
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How do you handle your anger?
 
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I don't get angry, I can get frustrated, but the only way I feel fit to handle it, is by self awareness and communication.
 
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By providing examples, convince me that you can adapt to a wide variety of people, situations and environments.
 
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I've done it all, I deal with people all the time and I am an effective communicator. I;ve worked in retail, marketing and operations all which rely heavily on adaptation.
 
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What is the most difficult situation you have had to face and how did you tackle it?
 
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Showcase campaign print example.
 
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How do you evaluate success?
 
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By a level of happiness and fulfillment.
 
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What was your greatest accomplishment as an advertising account executive?
 
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What goals have you set for yourself this year?
 
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