Does anyone have any advice about applying for Account Executive roles at large companies? I’m currently in my first job after college, was promoted from junior AE to AE, and am looking to make the move to NYC. Any advice on how to set myself apart or prepare for interviews for these roles would be so appreciated! (Especially since I don’t have many inside contacts) Or if anyone knows any NY companies hiring😊 Thank you!

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In preparation for applying, SEO-optimize your name, especially if it’s not a common one. Make sure your interests (potential future “niche”s or areas of expertise) are highlighted, starting with your LinkedIn bio. If I were starting out now, I’d create a professional Twitter account with my real name on it to help with that. (In my day, I had a “professional” Facebook for SEO purposes ;)) And congrats on the promising start to your career in advertising. :)

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how long have you been an AE ? I’d say once you’ve been an AE for 6-12 months, it should be fairly easy to make a lateral move.

I will! Thank you!

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