Wow! It feels great being a graduate. The convocation day, the caps flying in the air, degrees in the hands, farewells, goodbyes and the most talked question, "What is your next step?", because it's not the end, it is the new beginning.
PS, here we are going to talk for the marketing graduates only.
Some of us feel like it could be an entry to a new job, and if you are one thinking so, you are at the right place. Marketing is all about Lets discover the top 10 jobs one could get straight after completing the graduation in marketing.
1. Sales Representative
A sales representative is a person who is involved in selling products and services to the customers. The sales representatives deal in understanding the needs and the wants of the customers, followed by fulfilling them. The duties include:
Reporting sales course to the employer; and so on. There could be few or more responsibilities quite or more similar.
2. Event Planner
Even planning is yet another option for marketing graduates. Convention planer or meeting planner could be a few synonyms. These events could be fairs, festivals, exhibition; corporate meets, conferences, fundraising events such as walks and running races, product launches etc. The duties of an event planner could include:
3. Accounts Executive
The account handler or account executive person acts as a link between the company and the clients or advertising agency. The duties of an account executive include:
4. Business Development Executive
The business development executive, as the word suggests is a person who helps in the development of the business. He could support the business through following or more activities:
5. Marketing Coordinator
The marketing coordinator is responsible for managing the marketing of products/services. For this job, one needs to have spontaneous and outgoing approach. The marketing coordinator's functions revolve around:
6. Blog Manager
Blog manager is the person who can market the organisation with the words. Definitely, one needs to be good at writing but along with it, what is needed is the wisdom to use the words wisely to generate income or business. The functions of a blog manager could be:
Increasing blog subscribers, helping convert visitors to leads, expanding blog's reach.
7. Marketing Operations Professional
The marketing operations professional is a person who is more on planning and budgeting side. The scope of the role is vast enough. The professional is involved in supporting other teams and individuals involved in marketing.
The duties for the professional could be laid as:
Coordinating with different departments to see that organisational goals are in pace with the department's goals;
8. E-mail marketing Specialist
Email marketing works well if the person knows to land the right content to the right inbox. It involves using emails to request business, send ads, seek sales, and other related functions.
The job responsibilities of email marketing specialist could be:
9. Market Research Analyst
For marketing graduates, here is another luring option. A career in market research. Such is a professional who works on understanding the market and its conditions such as what people want to buy, why they want to buy, what is the composition of the customers, what is the price the customer is willing to part from for the product etc. The duties and responsibilities of a market research analyst could be:
Being updated with latest market trends and best practices.
10. Community Manager
I really found this one interesting. As a community manager, one is responsible for advocating brands via social media modes, digital modes or social networking modes. The roles of a community manager could be summed as:
The list goes on…. To cut short, I would say, a community manager at higher level needs to work on all the functions mentioned in above points.
I hope you find the best job in pace with your interest and skills.
All the best J
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