Based on 2,483 responses, the job of Marketing Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.04 out of 5. On average, Marketing Directors are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Marketing Director?
Allocate at least 20% of your budget to new strategies and/or experiments. Marketing, especially digital, is a rapidly changing space with new opportunities appearing all the time.
"Wish I would have negotiated more vacation, salary or benefi."
Pros: Being creative and accomplishing tasks as developing the web site - managing promotions - love working with fashion.
Cons: I'm not getting paid enough for my skills, education & job responsibilities.
"Your Career is Your Own - So Own It!"
Build a strong network with leaders from different areas. Your boss is not always right so having a network that can provide opinions is integral to making career choices.
Pros: Our leadership listens, is understanding, and has made several "upgrades" to how we work, including more paid time off, flexible schedules, and fun employee activities.
Cons: There are certain colleagues that are over-paid and under-performing!
"Multi-Corporation Marketing Manager."
Pros: Large variety of responsibilities that change tasks daily. Fun coworkers. Some travel.
Cons: Low pay. Minimal vacation time. High stress. Lots of red tape.
"Hard work, dedication and adding value only gets you so far."
Manage your career like it's your job. Hard work, dedication and adding value is table stakes. Don't expect that to get you past a certain point. At a point it switches to politics and picking the right house.