My Dream Job

By. Hailee Bebee

Marketing Director

My dream job is a marketing director. My aunt is a marketing director and she said she really enjoys what she does. My aunt and I have a very similar personality and we have a lot of the same opinions. So I figured I would like it too. My aunt also gets to travel a lot of places, and I've always wanted to travel. Marketing directors also make quite a bit of money, and I would like to have money to spend on things I want and be able to go out for lunch with friends every now and again.

Information on the job

Marketing directors plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs. You have to have a Bachelor's Degree, and you usually have to have work experience in advertising, marketing, promotions, or sales.

Salary and Job Outlook

The 2014 median pay for Marketing Directors are $123,450 per year, and the hourly median pay for 2014 is $59.35. The job outlook for 2014 to 2024 is 9% (faster than average). The employment change for 2014 to 2024 is 19,700.

Job Duties and Skills

They plan promotional campaigns, negotiate advertising contracts, and they are basically in charge of a lot of things. they need to be an active learner, an active listener, they need to be a critical thinker, they have to have reading comprehension, and they need to be able to speak to clients.

Knowledge

You need to know the English language, communications and media.

Working Conditions

Because the work of advertising, promotions, and marketing managers directly affects a firm’s revenue, people in these occupations typically work closely with top executives. The jobs of advertising, promotions, and marketing managers are usually stressful, particularly near deadlines. They may travel to meet with clients or media representatives.

Related Occupations

Advertising Sale Agents

Financial Managers

Advertising Managers

Promotion Managers

Resources

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

My Aunt Cindy

I got my pictures from Google Images