Mass Communications - Advertising

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Account Manager
  • Advertising Manager
  • Advertising Sales
  • Art Director
  • Business Development
  • Buyer/Merchandising
  • Communication Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Copy Writer
  • Direct Marketing
  • Editor
  • Event Planner
  • Fundraiser
  • Graphic Designer
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Assistant/ Manager
  • Media Planning
  • Media Relations
  • Media/Copyright Lawyer*
  • Professor*
  • Project Manager
  • Promotions Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Sales
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Design

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Corporations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government
  • Health Care Organizations
  • Marketing/Management Companies
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Public Relations/Advertising Firms
  • Publishing Companies
  • Radio & Television Stations

Minnesota Employers

  • Aria Communications
  • Bolin Marketing
  • C.H. Robinson
  • Charter Media
  • Enterprise Rent-a-car
  • Holiday Inn
  • Johnson Marketing Group
  • Levins Publishing
  • Mall of America
  • Mid America Festivals
  • Pepsico-Frito Lay
  • Shop NBC
  • St. Cloud Times
  • Target
  • U.S. Bancorp
  • United Way

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$17,000-$66,500

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Artistic
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative
  • Customer service
  • Decision making
  • Enterprising
  • Flexibility
  • High energy
  • Initiative
  • Managing people
  • Motivation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Public speaking
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reasoning skills
  • Relationship building
  • Strong writing skills
  • Time management