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STREET PROMOTIONS: I Love Meeting New People

About this video 

Alex shares his story about his job as a walking billboard. He explains what his job entails and how he got his present position. Alex also shares his career path and give good advice about what you have to do if you're working in street promotions.

Job Title: Walking Billboard

Job Summary: Marketing Managers

Job Description

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.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Advertising, promotional, and marketing managers typically have work experience in advertising, marketing, promotions, or sales. For example, many managers are former sales representatives; purchasing agents; buyers; or product, advertising, promotions, or public relations specialists.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$40,000 - $170,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Analytical skills, Creativity, Organizational skills, People skills, Teamwork, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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m='16020'>this,</span> <span m='17770'>I</span> <span m='17850'>used</span> <span m='18050'>to work</span> <span m='18370'>for Safeway.</span> <span m='19970'>And</span> <span m='20460'>I</span> <span m='20630'>was</span> <span m='20940'>a</span> <span m='21520'>customer</span> <span m='21970'>service</span> <span m='22260'>rep,</span> <span m='23550'>and</span> <span m='24730'>been</span> <span m='24920'>there</span> <span m='25110'>for</span> <span m='25320'>10</span> <span m='25540'>years.</span> <span m='27030'>And</span> <span m='27530'>they</span> <span m='27720'>laid</span> <span m='27920'>me off,</span> <span m='28343'>so</span> <span m='28766'>I</span> <span m='29190'>decided</span> <span m='29630'>to go a</span> <span m='30030'>different</span> <span m='30470'>route.</span> <span m='31120'>And</span> <span m='31360'>ever</span> <span m='31540'>since,</span> <span m='32460'>I</span> <span m='32549'>just</span> <span m='33120'>try</span> <span m='33290'>to</span> <span m='33370'>find somewhere</span> <span m='33710'>where I'm</span> <span m='34130'>comfortable</span> <span m='34640'>in</span> <span m='34810'>right</span> <span m='35040'>now</span> <span m='35810'>and</span> <span m='36290'>something</span> <span m='36690'>that</span> <span m='36890'>pays</span> <span m='37180'>really good.</span> </p><p><span m='38180'>I</span> <span m='38370'>looked</span> <span m='38760'>it</span> <span m='38850'>on the</span> <span m='38960'>Craigslist.</span> <span m='40590'>And</span> <span m='41360'>they</span> <span m='41450'>were</span> <span m='41580'>looking</span> <span m='41840'>for</span> <span m='41980'>guerrilla</span> <span m='42390'>marketers.</span> <span m='43500'>And</span> <span m='43710'>since</span> <span m='43980'>I</span> <span m='44060'>already</span> <span m='44260'>have</span> <span m='44750'>experience</span> <span m='45040'>in</span> <span m='45330'>marketing,</span> <span m='46600'>I</span> <span m='46760'>just</span> <span m='48040'>decided</span> <span m='48305'>to give</span> <span m='48570'>it a</span> <span m='48760'>shot,</span> <span m='49850'>just</span> <span m='50280'>give it</span> <span m='50623'>a</span> <span m='50966'>one-time</span> <span m='51310'>shot</span> <span m='51765'>and see</span> <span m='52220'>if I</span> <span m='52610'>like</span> <span m='52955'>it.</span> <span m='54140'>So</span> <span m='54410'>far it's</span> <span m='54620'>doing</span> <span m='54880'>good.</span> <span m='54910'>I like</span> <span m='55150'>it.</span> <span m='55765'>Been</span> <span m='56120'>doing</span> <span m='56250'>street</span> <span m='56520'>promotions</span> <span m='57390'>for</span> <span m='57800'>a</span> <span m='57870'>while</span> <span m='58250'>now,</span> <span m='58650'>and</span> <span m='59330'>I</span> <span m='59350'>like</span> <span m='59590'>doing</span> <span m='59830'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='60850'>I</span> <span m='61380'>love</span> <span m='61630'>meeting</span> <span m='61920'>new</span> <span m='62100'>people.</span> <span m='63060'>Just</span> <span m='63906'>I've</span> <span m='64330'>been</span> <span m='64489'>doing</span> <span m='64670'>customer</span> <span m='65069'>service</span> <span m='65540'>for</span> <span m='65670'>a</span> <span m='65690'>long</span> <span m='65990'>time,</span> <span m='66370'>so</span> <span m='66460'>I</span> <span m='66710'>have</span> <span m='66900'>the</span> <span m='67250'>experience.</span> </p><p><span m='67916'>You</span> <span m='68322'>can't be</span> <span m='68728'>shy.</span> <span m='69134'>You</span> <span m='69540'>gotta</span> <span m='69780'>get</span> <span m='70020'>out</span> <span m='70350'>there</span> <span m='72200'>and</span> <span m='72530'>just</span> <span m='72760'>give</span> <span m='72980'>it</span> <span m='73110'>100%,</span> <span m='73615'>as</span> <span m='74030'>much as</span> <span m='74490'>you've</span> <span m='74950'>got.</span> <span m='75410'>And</span> <span m='75875'>just</span> <span m='76340'>go</span> <span m='76550'>for</span> <span m='76830'>it,</span> <span m='78070'>and be</span> <span m='78370'>a</span> <span m='78670'>people</span> <span m='78970'>person.</span> </p>","file":{"id":290486,"video_id":"2711051387001","name":"1190-Alex-P-Street Promotions","duration":80504,"thumbnail_url":null}});