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MARKETING EVENTS MANAGER, IN-DEPTH: Many Job Opportunities

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Julia is a Marketing Events Manager for her company. Julia travels all around the world for her company but also says there are a lot of e-mails you have to read and respond to. Julia also describes her key career decisions, the difficulty of getting a job in her industry (which is easier than you think) and her work-life balance.

School: University of Nebraska
Degree: Marketing - Advertising - Public Relations
Job Title: Marketing Events Manager

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
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$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
Office, Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Creativity, Analytical skills, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Teamwork, People skills, Organizational skills

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