What Can I do With a Degree in Advertising Management?

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Resources with Ideas for Careers and/or Places of Employment

List of Employers who posted Jobs in Handshake for Advertising Management Majors

Advertising Management majors may find employment in a variety of areas depending on their skills and experience. Career-related internships or career-related part-time jobs may be a prerequisite to finding professional-level employment after graduation.

The following list of employers and job titles was derived from Advising & Career Services' jobs database where the employer specifically requested advertising management majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for advertising management majors. This list does not reflect current openings.

  • Acxiom/Digital Impact — Account Manager
  • American Red Cross — Territory Representative
  • Anvil Media, Inc. — Account Coordinator
  • BookPartners, Inc. — Market Researcher
  • Business Journal of Portland — Account Executive
  • Can and Bottle Systems, Inc. — Marketing Assistant
  • CBS Radio — Account Executive
  • Clear Channel Communications — Promotions Director
  • Comcast Corporation — Retail Sales Account Manager 
  • Custom Decorators, Inc. — Corporate Recruiter
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP — Community Involvement/Practice Group Support Marketing Assistant, Advertising & Client Relations Marketing Assistant
  • Earth2O — Field Marketing Manager
  • Entercom Radio Portland — Marketing Services Manager, Promotions Coordinator, Media Account Executive
  • EPIC Aviation — Marketing Business Analyst
  • Farmer Insurance Group — Marketing and Customer Service Associate
  • GlaxoSmithKline — Marketing Consultant
  • Graphic Products, Inc. — Marketing Assistant
  • J & L Marketing, Inc. — Promotion Coordinator
  • LaCie Limited — PR Specialist
  • Moore Information, Inc. — Communications Coordinator
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) — Regional Public Affairs Coordinators 
  • N2 Publishing — Area Director
  • Nautilus Group — Marketing Communications/Public Relations
  • Northwest Interpreters, Inc. — Project Manager - Translation Services
  • Numerof & Associates, Inc. — Consultant
  • O'Neill Electric, Inc. — Executive Assistant/Office Manager
  • Oregon Secretary of State Audits Division — State Auditor 1
  • Pacific NW Federal Credit Union — Marketing Specialist
  • Peter Jacobsen Sports — Sponsor Services PGA Tour Event, Tournament Administration PGA Tour Event
  • Portland Art Museum — Public Relations/Marketing Assistant
  • Portland Business Alliance — Membership Coordinator
  • Portland's CW, The — Account Executive
  • Rains Marketing — Account Manager
  • RFM Preferred Seating — Marketing Coordinator
  • Target Stores — DC Operations Team Leader
  • TriMet — Senior Promotions Representative
  • Two- Brothers Moving & Delivery — Marketing Project Guru
  • SAIF Corporation — Communications Analyst
  • Snow College — Director of Admissions Marketing
  • Statesman Journal — Account Executive
  • Suran Group, The — Professional Services Firm Assistant
  • VocationVacations — Public Relations & Marketing
  • Waddell & Reed — Financial Advisor Trainee
  • WebMD — Marketing Communications Specialist
  • WebTrends — Product Marketing Manager
  • Wells Fargo Financial, Inc. — Marketing Analyst 
  • Zones, Inc. — Account Executive

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Resources with Descriptions of Typical Advertising Management-Related Roles

Occupational Outlook Handbook: From the US Department of Labor

The Occupational Outlook Handbook describes careers and includes information on educational requirements, earnings, and job outlook.

Occupation and Wage Information from the Oregon Employment Department

Occupation Profiles includes current openings, wage ranges, employment outlook and projections.

  • Advertising and Promotions Managers:  Additional related job titles include: Account Director, Account Manager, Ads Manager, Content Manager, Digital Content Manager, Marketing and Sales Coordinator, Promotions Coordinator, Promotions Director, Senior Account Manager
  • Advertising Sales Agents:  Additional related job titles include: Account Executive, Advertising Account Executive, Advertising and Marketing Sales, Advertising Sales Account Executive, Advertising Account Executive, Digital Account Executive, Advertising Account Executive, Advertising Sales Executive, Marketing Consultant, Media Sales Professional, Sales Representative

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Professional Associations

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