Marketing Manager Career Path

Mark Villanueva

Job Requirements

What are the minimum requirements for the job?

Capable to do the following:

Apple or Macintosh Computers

Desktop Publishing Software (InDesign, etc)

EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)

Graphics or Drawing Software (Photoshop, etc)

Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc)

Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc)

Personal Computers

Presentation Software (PowerPoint, Flash, etc)

Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)

Must be proficient with FaceBook & Twitter.

Must know how to use Publisher (Graphic Software)

Must have at least one year of experience

Are there any advantages to having longer on-the-job experiences or higher degrees?

The higher the education and the experience, the more knowledgable you will probably be giving you an advantage in comparison to others.

What are the responsibilities of the job (what do you have to do for the job)?

You have to promote the company product in the best ways possible to earn huge profit for the company. You do this through ads, commercial, endorsements, and events. Although you are not directly making the ads or commercials, you set up everything and are responsible for the company product to have a good reputation. You work with both advertising and the sales department.

Are there certain personality characteristics that are needed for the job: analytical, quick learner, open to change, etc.

You need to be patient for the product to sell and be strong if the product fails. You have to be a quick thinker in case something goes wrong. Leadership is also key since you will be in charge of many people.

Pay ranges?

60 to 70 dollars an hour.

130 to 135k a year.

Do you need to obtain a higher education degree to work in that field? Exactly how much schooling will you need?

You have to have a bachelors degree minimum. The higher education the better.

Interview Questions

Tell me a little about yourself.

What qualities are you most proud of?

What qualities are you not proud of?

What are your working hours?

What job experiences do you have?

What led you towards this career path?

Where do you see yourself ten years from now?

What do you process that the other candidates don't?