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Marketing Manager

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A marketing manager plans out how best to promote a product or service (the merchandise) to potential customers so as to encourage them to buy it.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for graduates are around £18,000 to £25,000 a year. With experience this can rise to £45,000 or more.

Higher earners can expect to earn over £70,000 a year although higher salaries are possible.

It is also common for benefits to be awarded in addition to salary, such as a company car and pension scheme.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

There are several ways to get a job as a marketing manager.

You can find vacancies advertised in the press and specialist magazines. You can also register with recruitment agencies which specialise in marketing.

What Does it Take?

You need:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
Tel: 01628 427120
Website: http://www.cim.co.uk/
Website (2): https://www.cim.co.uk/qualifications/get-into-marketing/
Twitter: @CIM_Exchange
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheCIM

Institute of Data and Marketing (IDM)
Tel: 020 8614 0255
E-mail: ask@theidm.com
Website: http://www.theidm.com
Twitter: @theidm
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theidm

Institute of Promotional Marketing (IPM)
Tel: 020 3848 0444
E-mail: contact@theipm.org.uk
Website: http://www.theipm.org.uk
Twitter: @IPMUpdates
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theIPM

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