Advertising Assistant Job Description, Duties and Skills Required

Advertising assistant plays an important role in an organization or advertising agencies. Here is sample job description for the position of Advertising Assistant.

Job Summary

  • Coordinating communication
  • Scheming and planning the advertisements
  • Assisting Advertising manager
  • Knowledge about different software for advertising, scheduling etc

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Weekly scheduling for incoming Ads.
  • He must create weekly run sheets for Ad participants.
  • Provide creative materials to the Ad participants.
  • Receiving required document from Ad participants.
  • Sending tear sheets to customers for billing. Follow the company polices in billing.
  • Send mails, emails, faxes and phone calls to the customer for Ad scheduling.
  • Proofread all incoming ads and send it to customers.
  • Handle credit and payments.
  • Conduct meetings with advertising managers.
  • Provide training courses to participant at the start.
  • Conduct meeting with participants and help them for improvement.
  • Creating documents and sends it to higher authorities if required.

Skills and Qualities Required

  • Self Confident
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent management skills.
  • Hard working
  • Provide creative and innovative ideas
  • Good in software management
  • Familiar with the use of other computer application e.g. MS Office etc
  • Excellent Organization skills

Qualification and Experience

  • Must be currently passed the 2 years masters degree or 4 years bachelor degree
  • Preferred subjects are marketing, Public relation and Advertising major is a plus point
  • Strong communication skills
  • 2 years experience in related field
  • Experienced in QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign