Based on 2,417 responses, the job of Marketing Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.05 out of 5. On average, Marketing Directors are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Marketing Director?
"Be Available More Than 40 Hours A Week."
Do not let your job take all the place in your life.
"Core Of The Business."
Pros: In the core of the company and what holds all the departments/divisions together towards one goal.
Cons: When the sales are doing great a marketing department is rarely congratulated. When the sales go down, marketing is the first to be blamed. This is why it is crucial to have measurable KPI's to be able to judge well the performance of the department.
"Personal Sacrifice To Be Able To Be In The Medical Field."
Need to be able to communicate on all levels. Be confident with your surgeons to the driver. Be a mentor for your staff.
Pros: Flexible hours, a lot of responsibility and chance to meet a lot of people.
Cons: Lack of value placed on efforts (performance not rewarded)
"Get To Be Employee #1."
Pros: Literally being a major part of a start-up from the ground up. Learned many new skills and built lots of connections.
Cons: Not real office environment, unclear directions.
Be brave, rattle the cage, don't rely on agencies, consume media, back yourself.
"Corporate Culture, Stress Level, Management."
Pros: I have the opportunity to create and promote the business growth. The executives in the company takes my recommendations with value and implements all of them. I am part of the executive team driving the business. Well recognized in the industry.
Cons: The stress management, budget constraints.