Becoming a Marketing Specialist
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Becoming a Marketing Specialist

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Also known as Marketing Consultant, Marketing Coordinator, Marketing Officer.
Identifies market opportunities and advises on the development, coordination and implementation of plans for pricing and promoting an organisation's goods and services.
Training time 6 months - 2 years
Avg. weekly wage $1,755
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 17,400

What does a Marketing Specialist do?

  • planning, developing and organising advertising policies and campaigns to support sales objectives
  • advising executives and clients on advertising strategies and campaigns to reach target markets, creating consumer awareness and effectively promoting the attributes of goods and services
  • coordinating production of advertising campaigns involving specialised activities, such as artwork, copywriting, media scripting, television and film production and media placement, within time and budget constraints
  • analysing data regarding consumer patterns and preferences
  • interpreting and predicting current and future consumer trends
  • researching potential demand and market characteristics for new goods and services and collecting and analysing data and other statistical information
  • supporting business growth and development through the preparation and execution of marketing objectives, policies and programs
  • commissioning and undertaking market research to identify market opportunities for new and existing goods and services

Specialisations

  • Brand Manager
  • Category Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Sales Promotion Officer