Marketing Manager

Kennedy Heath- Managment

What They Do

Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in a product or service. They work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members.

Skills Required

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity
  • Decision-making skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills

Required training (type of degree)

  • At least a bachelor's degree is required

Wages

The median annual wage for marketing managers was $119,480 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $62,650, and the top 10 percent earned more than $187,200.

Work Environment

  • Marketing Manager
  • Management of companies and enterprises 8
  • Retail trade 7
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional,
and similar organizations 6
  • Information 6

Personalities suitable for this type of job

  • Creative
  • Organized
  • Communication Skills
  • Leader
  • Decision-Maker

Number of Jobs Available

180,000 jobs in 2012

Internships

  • La Maison de la Bridal
  • Express Color
  • Lionsgate Funding Group

International Positions Available

  • Singapore
  • New York City
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco
  • Houston
  • Chicago

Professional Social Network

  • Marketingpower.com: The website provides visitors and AMA members with "information, products, and services required to succeed in their careers." : http://www.marketingpower.com/