Lars CarlsonJob Title: Marketing Assistant
/ Administrative AssistantYears of Experience:
½ yearOther Relevant Work Experience:
5 years of basic administrative, clerical & computer skills in US Army and inventory manager
at office furniture installation firm.Employer:
Northwest Territorial MintWhere Do You Currently Do This Work?
B.A. Marketing from UW; Specialty classes at School of Visual ConceptsSalary:
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Marketing Assistant / Administrative Assistant Description
Marketing and administrative assistant is a growing career field and common first job for recent college graduates. In this interview, Lars Carlson provides detailed information on the role of administrative assistants at a manufacturing and precious metals sales company. Lars gives an overall marketing job description and explains what to expect from entry-level positions. He goes over all aspects of his experience and offers marketing and administrative assistant tips that are helpful to others looking to enter the field. The skills learned in performing the duties of a marketer or administrative assistant are relevant to any other office work, even in an unrelated field such a finance or legal. In addition, a job in the marketing department of a firm is good preparation for eventually working at an advertising agency, the ultimate goal of many in this field. Find out why marketing has proven to be a rewarding career choice.