On the Job
Marketing Managers work to understand the market and demand for a company's products or services. They create pricing strategies and watch market trends.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Confer with organizational members to accomplish work activities.
- Estimate cost or material requirements.
- Conduct opinion surveys or needs assessments.
- Develop marketing plans or strategies for environmental initiatives.
- Develop marketing plans or strategies.
- Develop sustainable organizational policies or practices.
- Determine pricing or monetary policies.
- Coordinate special events or programs.
- Direct sales, marketing, or customer service activities.
- Supervise employees.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Working with a group or team.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Responsibility for outcomes and results.
- High levels of competition.
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