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DOCTORAL REPRESENTATIVE: Utilizing Marketing & Sales Skills

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As a Doctoral Representative for a University, much of your day is spent talking to people via email, phone or in person about opportunities to becoming a Doctor through joining a PhD program. Talking with employers to help develop skills in employees by encouraging a PhD program is also another aspect to this career. The rest of the day is spent researching the web, organizing events and conferences to bring value to education for the school and students. When choosing a career, consider your dream job and talk to someone very successful in this field. Learn the steps it takes to get to the top. Ambition is wonderful and helps to cultivate oneself.

Degree: Marketing
Job Title: Doctoral Representative
Employer: Grand Canyon University

Job Summary: College Recruiter

Job Description

College recruiters convince high school and community college students to get their advanced degrees from the college or university that they represent. College recruiters often travel to various career fairs and meet with a wide range of students. Sometimes, they search locally and recruit the most talented students from their own neighborhoods, while other times, they travel across the country to meet with the best and brighest high school graduates in the nation.

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Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$30,000 - $45,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
15 to 21 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular, Long hours, Seasonal
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Travel, Outdoor, Remote
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Organizational skills, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Problem solving skills

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m='15610'>associates</span> <span m='16129'>interested</span> <span m='16545'>in</span> <span m='18210'>investing</span> <span m='18750'>in</span> <span m='18830'>their</span> <span m='18950'>higher</span> <span m='19250'>degree,</span> <span m='19660'>whether</span> <span m='19820'>it's</span> <span m='20040'>bachelor's,</span> <span m='20460'>master's,</span> <span m='21010'>and</span> <span m='21140'>PhDs.</span> </p><p><span m='22110'>A</span> <span m='22220'>typical</span> <span m='22570'>day</span> <span m='23580'>is</span> <span m='23950'>I'm</span> <span m='24080'>either</span> <span m='24350'>on the</span> <span m='24795'>phone,</span> <span m='25240'>emailing,</span> <span m='25970'>networking</span> <span m='26660'>in</span> <span m='26780'>person,</span> <span m='27590'>or</span> <span m='28630'>researching</span> <span m='29400'>in</span> <span m='29780'>websites,</span> <span m='30400'>or</span> <span m='30500'>attending</span> <span m='30850'>events</span> <span m='31240'>or</span> <span m='31330'>conferences</span> <span m='31990'>such as</span> <span m='32400'>this one</span> <span m='34040'>daily,</span> <span m='35056'>and</span> <span m='35492'>just</span> <span m='36800'>bringing</span> <span m='37340'>value</span> <span m='37950'>to</span> <span m='38310'>education</span> <span m='39440'>and</span> <span m='39930'>helping</span> <span m='40540'>people</span> <span m='41040'>get the</span> <span m='41470'>information</span> <span m='41860'>or</span> <span m='42250'>resources</span> <span m='42530'>they</span> <span m='42930'>haven't</span> <span m='43295'>had</span> <span m='43660'>before,</span> <span m='44590'>qualifying</span> <span m='45510'>individuals</span> <span m='45940'>to see</span> <span m='46370'>if it's</span> <span m='46800'>a match</span> <span m='47115'>with</span> <span m='47430'>our</span> <span m='47520'>school.</span> </p><p><span m='48600'>My</span> <span m='48790'>career</span> <span m='49110'>path,</span> <span m='49955'>I have a</span> <span m='50300'>bachelor's</span> <span m='50960'>of</span> <span m='51020'>science</span> <span m='51540'>in</span> <span m='51660'>marketing</span> <span m='52460'>from</span> <span m='53340'>Michigan.</span> <span m='54662'>Outside of</span> <span m='55180'>school,</span> <span m='57100'>I</span> <span m='57210'>have</span> <span m='57390'>always</span> <span m='57800'>done</span> <span m='58060'>any</span> <span m='58290'>type</span> <span m='58530'>of</span> <span m='58630'>sales.</span> <span m='59690'>I</span> <span m='59760'>sold</span> <span m='60390'>copiers</span> <span m='60830'>door</span> <span m='61070'>to</span> <span m='61210'>door,</span> <span m='62330'>I sold</span> <span m='62470'>books</span> <span m='62770'>door</span> <span m='63040'>to</span> <span m='63200'>door,</span> <span m='63750'>then</span> <span m='64019'>I</span> <span m='64260'>worked</span> <span m='64500'>for</span> <span m='64830'>a</span> <span m='65260'>fortune</span> <span m='66010'>100</span> <span m='66370'>company,</span> <span m='66900'>Philip</span> <span m='67100'>Morris.</span> <span m='68440'>Then</span> <span m='68530'>I</span> <span m='68590'>worked</span> <span m='68840'>in</span> <span m='68890'>medical</span> <span m='69210'>sales</span> <span m='69560'>for</span> <span m='69670'>12</span> <span m='69970'>years,</span> <span m='70695'>always</span> <span m='70970'>building</span> <span m='71240'>my</span> <span m='71510'>own</span> <span m='71580'>territory</span> <span m='71865'>in</span> <span m='73430'>different</span> <span m='74150'>areas.</span> </p><p><span m='74760'>And</span> <span m='75010'>I</span> <span m='75070'>got</span> <span m='75340'>into</span> <span m='75810'>education</span> <span m='77460'>through</span> <span m='78310'>a</span> <span m='78530'>networking</span> <span m='79520'>colleague</span> <span m='80250'>with</span> <span m='80700'>medical</span> <span m='81030'>sales</span> <span m='82220'>thought</span> <span m='82430'>I</span> <span m='82470'>would</span> <span m='82620'>be</span> <span m='82730'>perfect</span> <span m='83130'>because</span> <span m='83770'>education</span> <span m='84350'>at</span> <span m='84680'>that time was</span> <span m='84900'>starting</span> <span m='85280'>to</span> <span m='85350'>blossom</span> <span m='85850'>into</span> <span m='86050'>the</span> <span m='86200'>online</span> <span m='86580'>world.</span> <span m='86960'>So</span> <span m='87440'>I gave</span> <span m='87770'>it a</span> <span m='87800'>shot,</span> <span m='88870'>and</span> <span m='89190'>here I</span> <span m='89450'>am</span> <span m='89890'>seven</span> <span m='90170'>years</span> <span m='90400'>later</span> <span m='91030'>in</span> <span m='91200'>this</span> <span m='91440'>field.</span> <span m='92240'>And</span> <span m='93000'>what</span> <span m='93190'>motivated</span> <span m='93620'>me</span> <span m='93740'>to</span> <span m='93950'>take</span> <span 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m='111350'>this</span> <span m='111790'>career</span> <span m='111950'>before</span> <span m='112210'>I</span> <span m='112470'>started</span> <span m='113800'>was</span> <span m='114370'>I</span> <span m='114480'>always</span> <span m='114730'>loved</span> <span m='115270'>marketing,</span> <span m='115790'>I</span> <span m='115840'>always</span> <span m='116030'>loved</span> <span m='116170'>sales.</span> <span m='116960'>I</span> <span m='117280'>paid</span> <span m='117510'>my way</span> <span m='117750'>through</span> <span m='118030'>school</span> <span m='118240'>waitressing</span> <span m='119140'>and</span> <span m='119510'>I</span> <span m='119580'>did</span> <span m='119770'>not</span> <span m='119990'>know</span> <span m='120350'>where</span> <span m='120600'>to</span> <span m='120720'>even</span> <span m='120970'>begin.</span> <span m='122140'>The</span> <span m='122450'>biggest</span> <span m='122830'>thing</span> <span m='123080'>is,</span> <span m='123730'>I</span> <span m='123920'>wish</span> <span m='124200'>I</span> <span m='124270'>would've</span> <span m='124620'>just</span> <span m='125020'>called</span> <span m='125580'>up</span> <span m='125820'>any</span> <span m='126030'>companies</span> <span m='126660'>and</span> <span m='126880'>said,</span> <span m='127770'>hey,</span> <span m='128139'>let</span> <span m='128259'>me</span> <span m='128370'>talk</span> <span m='128710'>to</span> <span m='129470'>a</span> <span m='129729'>salesperson</span> <span m='130490'>or</span> <span m='130639'>marketing</span> <span m='131020'>person</span> <span m='131460'>and</span> <span m='131710'>go</span> <span m='131990'>in</span> <span m='132470'>and</span> <span m='132600'>experience</span> <span m='133210'>what</span> <span m='133320'>it's</span> <span m='133470'>like</span> <span m='133740'>on a</span> <span m='133850'>day to</span> <span m='134060'>day basis.</span> </p><p><span m='134536'>And that</span> <span m='134882'>would've</span> <span m='135230'>opened up my</span> <span m='135460'>eyes</span> <span m='135900'>a</span> <span m='135960'>lot.</span> <span m='136370'>And those</span> <span m='136610'>companies</span> <span m='138150'>love</span> <span m='139250'>ambition</span> <span m='139900'>and love</span> <span m='140280'>people</span> <span m='140620'>that</span> <span m='140740'>actually</span> <span m='141910'>go</span> <span m='142080'>outside</span> <span m='142400'>the</span> <span m='142460'>box</span> <span m='143170'>and</span> <span m='143530'>push</span> <span m='143790'>themselves</span> <span m='144270'>forward.</span> <span m='145110'>It</span> <span m='145210'>helps</span> <span m='145490'>you</span> <span m='145570'>learn,</span> <span m='145890'>it</span> <span m='145940'>helps</span> <span m='146260'>them</span> <span m='146460'>learn</span> <span m='146710'>about</span> <span m='147060'>the</span> <span m='147130'>new</span> <span m='147870'>people</span> <span m='148480'>graduating,</span> <span m='149290'>what</span> <span m='149520'>they</span> <span m='149650'>can</span> <span m='149800'>do</span> <span m='150110'>to</span> <span m='150380'>help</span> <span m='150760'>you</span> <span m='151150'>move</span> <span m='151630'>forward, as</span> <span m='151760'>well</span> <span m='151920'>as</span> <span m='152040'>advance</span> <span m='152345'>in</span> <span m='152650'>their</span> <span m='152710'>company.</span> </p><p><span m='153740'>So</span> <span m='153970'>that</span> <span m='154220'>would</span> <span m='154320'>be</span> <span m='154450'>something</span> <span m='154800'>that</span> <span m='154910'>I</span> <span m='154950'>would</span> <span m='155060'>highly</span> <span m='155460'>recommend</span> <span m='155765'>to</span> <span m='156070'>people,</span> <span m='157390'>as</span> <span m='157600'>well</span> <span m='158080'>as</span> <span m='159310'>look</span> <span m='159640'>at</span> <span m='159990'>your</span> <span m='160770'>dream</span> 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