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MARKETING COORDINATOR, IN-DEPTH: Love Animals & People

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Sarah is a Marketing Coordinator for a Pet Resort. Sarah goes into detail about what she likes and dislikes about her job, her key career decisions, the difficulty of getting a job in her line of work and her work-life balance.

School: Cal State Eastbay
Job Title: Marketing Coordinator & Receptionist
Employer: The Pawington

Job Summary: Receptionists and Information Clerks

Job Description

Receptionists perform various administrative tasks, including answering telephones and giving information to the public and customers. Information clerks provide administrative and clerical support in a variety of settings. They help maintain records, collect data and information, and respond to customers’ questions or concerns.

On-the-Job Training

Limited term on-the-job training can be expected.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$15,000 - $35,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
22 to 26 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Verbal communication skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
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m='12510'>bring</span> <span m='12680'>my</span> <span m='12800'>dog</span> <span m='13060'>to</span> <span m='13190'>work</span> <span m='13420'>every</span> <span m='13600'>day,</span> <span m='13850'>which</span> <span m='13930'>is</span> <span m='14030'>super,</span> <span m='14620'>super</span> <span m='14820'>fun.</span> </p><p><span m='15940'>One</span> <span m='16239'>thing</span> <span m='16490'>I</span> <span m='17000'>dislike</span> <span m='17700'>about</span> <span m='19070'>my</span> <span m='19340'>job--</span> <span m='19830'>Oh,</span> <span m='20100'>that's</span> <span m='20300'>so</span> <span m='20450'>hard,</span> <span m='20660'>because</span> <span m='20840'>I</span> <span m='20900'>love</span> <span m='21100'>everything.</span> <span m='21550'>But</span> <span m='21650'>I</span> <span m='21880'>probably</span> <span m='22310'>would</span> <span m='22480'>say,</span> <span m='23450'>when</span> <span m='23660'>I</span> <span m='23850'>am</span> <span m='24730'>being</span> <span m='25350'>a</span> <span m='25400'>receptionist,</span> <span m='26730'>I</span> <span m='26900'>don't</span> <span m='27180'>like</span> <span m='27690'>when</span> <span m='28730'>customers</span> <span m='29480'>might</span> <span m='30040'>be</span> <span m='30400'>disappointed.</span> <span m='31390'>And</span> <span m='33160'>handling</span> <span m='33810'>their</span> <span m='34260'>complaints,</span> <span m='36770'>yeah,</span> <span m='37090'>it's</span> <span m='37290'>just</span> <span m='37460'>kind</span> <span m='37600'>of</span> <span m='37670'>hard</span> <span m='38330'>to</span> <span m='38610'>not</span> <span m='38770'>be</span> <span m='38850'>able</span> <span m='38960'>to</span> <span m='39080'>please</span> <span m='39300'>everybody.</span> </p><p><span m='40720'>So</span> <span m='40990'>prior</span> <span m='41410'>to</span> <span m='42220'>working</span> <span m='42500'>at</span> <span m='42610'>The</span> <span m='43070'>Pawington,</span> <span m='44290'>I</span> <span m='45030'>was</span> <span m='45310'>a</span> <span m='45350'>nanny.</span> <span m='46070'>And</span> <span m='47330'>I</span> <span m='47460'>wanted</span> <span m='47780'>to</span> <span m='47860'>do</span> <span m='48010'>something</span> <span m='48360'>different.</span> <span m='48930'>I've</span> <span m='49120'>always</span> <span m='49510'>loved</span> <span m='49910'>animals.</span> <span m='50570'>And</span> <span m='50730'>I</span> <span m='50830'>also</span> <span m='51230'>just</span> <span m='52190'>love</span> <span m='53280'>talking</span> <span m='53660'>to</span> <span m='53730'>people</span> <span m='54290'>and</span> <span m='54600'>doing</span> <span m='54880'>marketing.</span> <span m='55240'>I</span> <span m='55300'>knew</span> <span m='55480'>marketing</span> <span m='55800'>was</span> <span m='55940'>what</span> <span m='56060'>I</span> <span m='56100'>wanted</span> <span m='56360'>to</span> <span m='56490'>do.</span> </p><p><span m='56950'>So</span> <span m='57910'>when</span> <span m='58070'>I</span> <span m='58190'>left</span> <span m='58950'>my</span> <span m='59080'>nanny</span> <span m='59420'>job,</span> <span m='59770'>I</span> <span m='59980'>joined</span> <span m='61390'>The</span> <span m='61480'>Pawington</span> <span m='62250'>as</span> <span m='62520'>a</span> <span m='62580'>pet</span> <span m='62770'>handler</span> <span m='63180'>at first</span> <span m='63600'>and</span> <span m='63720'>then</span> <span m='63830'>made</span> <span m='64040'>my</span> <span m='64180'>way</span> <span m='64400'>up</span> <span m='64849'>within</span> <span m='65129'>a</span> <span m='65190'>year</span> <span m='65830'>to</span> <span m='66110'>marketing</span> <span m='66450'>coordinator.</span> <span m='68600'>So,</span> <span m='69070'>yeah,</span> <span m='69350'>I</span> <span m='69560'>guess</span> <span m='69810'>just</span> <span m='70010'>wanting</span> <span m='70310'>to</span> <span m='70580'>be</span> <span m='70710'>able</span> <span m='70820'>to</span> <span m='70880'>work</span> <span m='71130'>around</span> <span m='71380'>animals</span> <span m='71735'>was</span> <span m='72090'>what</span> <span m='72390'>kind</span> <span m='72500'>of</span> <span m='72600'>changed</span> <span m='73120'>everything.</span> </p><p><span m='74150'>So</span> <span m='74250'>I'm</span> <span m='74350'>not</span> <span m='74410'>exactly</span> <span m='74810'>sure</span> <span m='75310'>how</span> <span m='75510'>hard</span> <span m='75740'>or</span> <span m='75810'>easy</span> <span m='76130'>it</span> <span m='76220'>is</span> <span m='76570'>to</span> <span m='77480'>get</span> <span m='77620'>into</span> <span m='78610'>the</span> <span m='79450'>dog</span> <span m='81070'>and</span> <span m='81420'>cat</span> <span m='81840'>boarding</span> <span m='82280'>daycare</span> <span m='82830'>industry.</span> <span m='83300'>I've</span> <span m='83420'>never</span> <span m='83640'>applied</span> <span m='84010'>to</span> <span m='84070'>other</span> <span m='84260'>places.</span> <span m='86230'>But</span> <span m='86360'>this</span> <span m='86530'>is</span> <span m='86680'>a</span> <span m='86760'>family-owned</span> <span m='87230'>business.</span> <span m='87770'>And</span> <span m='88240'>they</span> <span m='88370'>were</span> <span m='89290'>brand</span> <span m='89620'>new.</span> <span m='89940'>I</span> <span m='90620'>applied</span> <span m='91520'>I</span> <span m='91630'>think</span> <span m='91870'>three</span> <span m='92090'>weeks</span> <span m='92320'>after</span> <span m='92550'>they</span> <span m='92710'>opened,</span> <span m='93170'>so</span> <span m='93390'>at</span> <span m='93540'>that</span> <span m='93780'>time,</span> <span m='95040'>it</span> <span m='95180'>was</span> <span m='95280'>a</span> <span m='95350'>little</span> <span m='95600'>bit</span> <span m='95790'>easy</span> <span m='96150'>to</span> <span m='96370'>get</span> <span m='96520'>in.</span> </p><p><span m='97320'>My</span> <span m='97630'>work-life</span> <span m='98250'>balance</span> <span m='98900'>is</span> <span m='99410'>fairly</span> <span m='99770'>difficult.</span> <span m='100140'>I'm</span> <span m='100580'>young.</span> <span m='101000'>I'm</span> <span m='101180'>only</span> <span m='101370'>23.</span> <span m='101960'>I'm</span> <span m='102160'>still</span> <span m='102460'>learning.</span> <span m='103750'>I</span> <span m='103880'>definitely</span> <span m='105310'>feel--</span> <span m='107250'>I'm</span> <span m='107420'>the</span> <span m='107530'>type</span> <span m='107830'>where</span> <span m='108030'>I</span> <span m='108120'>like</span> <span m='108340'>to</span> <span m='108540'>perfect</span> <span m='108960'>everything.</span> <span m='109580'>And</span> <span m='109680'>I</span> <span m='109790'>put</span> <span m='109960'>a</span> <span m='110020'>little</span> <span m='110350'>too</span> <span m='110540'>much</span> <span m='110800'>time,</span> <span m='111130'>I</span> <span m='111200'>think,</span> <span m='111410'>into</span> <span m='111760'>work.</span> </p><p><span m='113940'>I</span> <span m='114080'>do</span> <span m='115110'>things</span> <span m='115330'>out of</span> <span m='115480'>my</span> <span m='115580'>house</span> <span m='116110'>and</span> <span m='116220'>everything.</span> <span m='116850'>I'm</span> <span m='117030'>always</span> <span m='117480'>working.</span> <span m='118510'>So</span> <span m='119450'>balancing</span> <span m='120260'>work</span> <span m='120580'>and</span> <span m='121020'>my</span> <span m='121430'>personal</span> <span m='121780'>life</span> <span m='122110'>has</span> <span m='122260'>definitely</span> <span m='122560'>been</span> <span m='122690'>difficult.</span> <span m='123140'>And</span> <span m='123600'>I'm</span> <span m='123800'>still</span> <span m='124020'>learning,</span> <span m='124270'>like</span> <span m='124490'>I</span> <span m='124570'>said.</span> <span m='124980'>But</span> <span m='126170'>it's</span> <span m='126340'>definitely</span> <span m='126630'>getting</span> <span m='126820'>better.</span> </p>","file":{"id":604716,"video_id":"","name":"3036-Sarah - Pawington IN DEPTH.mp4","duration":127779,"thumbnail_url":null}});