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Ad professionals have never been more in demand as a new set of companies guns for a piece of the advertising business.
Delivery services and platforms like Instacart, Drizly, and TikTok are hiring top ad execs as they build new ad businesses. Retailers like Walmart, Macy’s, Walgreens, and Home Depot that are setting up retail media platforms to offset thin retail margins. And Amazon is gobbling up adtech expertise to sell a variety of ad formats to brands.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in June that the US advertising, public relations and related jobs have grown for the past five months after sinking in January.
They’re hiring from media companies, tech giants, and ad agencies, which are already in a hiring crunch.
“It is a job seekers’ market — agencies are trying to compete with agencies, brands and clients,” said Barbara Tejada, the owner of advertising recruiter Mighty Recruiting. “There’s so many jobs out there that it’s hard to get talent.”
Here are 12 companies, listed alphabetically, and the big ad hires they’ve made recently.
Amazon is the third-biggest digital ad company behind Facebook and Google. Most of its ad business comes from ad placements that promote sellers’ …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology
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