To be a marketing director you need to have a Bachelor's degree in marketing or a related field.
The training needed for this career is interning at several businesses to gain experience. Employers prefer management experience.
The largest employers for this career are Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Designers in the fashion industry, Food Corporations, Stock companies, Cisco systems, iHeartMedia, Lyft, Pixar Animation studios, Amazon, and HP.
You can find work in this field in any major industry or business. it is very easy to find a job in this field if you do advertising because most business look for that.
The average starting salary for this job is $81,475.
The average 10 year salary for this job is $151,342.
My long-term outlook for this career is to help other companies make their business grow larger and make more money so that I can make more money. I hope to work in the advertising, promotions, and fashion industry of this field. I hope to be successful and a millionaire by age 40 because it's possible with this career.
The turnover rate for this career is low because business companies are always looking for new people to help them and it gives you freedom to use your creativity and gives you room to expand.
Advertising, sales and marketing managers/directors mostly work regular business hours. They spend most of their time working in offices. May travel nationally to visit other branches of the company.
The disadvantages of the job: It's time consuming, involves personal bias, there is an increase of expectations because of the salary, source of data is extremely small, involves lots of human efforts, mental abilities can not be directly observed.
The nature of the job: Marketing managers/directors are responsible for developing, implementing and executing strategic marketing plans for an entire organization in order to attract potential customers and retain existing ones. They help businesses grow by sharing ideas in offices throughout the day while working with marketing research analysts.
Responsibilities: Managing all marketing for the company and activities within the marketing department. Developing the marketing strategy for the company in line with company objectives. Co-ordinating marketing campaigns with sales activities.
Some related occupations are sales managers, market research analysts, Public Relations and Fundraising Managers, and Public Relations Specialists.
I chose to explore this career because I feel that my ideas can help businesses grow. I also like the salary perks and the fact that you're able to travel a lot with this career. This career will be beneficial to me in so many ways.