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?
"Marketing Director of a Startup."
Pros: It has a startup vibe.
Pros: Meeting and connecting with diverse people and telling their impact stories.
Cons: Stress, too much work and no help, little pay.
Be passionate about field.
"Small businesses have unique pro/con(s) than big businesses."
Pro - Your role has a big impact on the business. Con - Everyone looks to when events or branding activities fail to bring in the desired result. Pro - You get to help set the tone of the business. Con - It's a small business so everyone really gets a bit of a say. Pro - working with the ownership to grow the business. Con - unless the business is growing your not really going to grow more financially.
Make friends with everyone.
"Owner changes management frequently."
Since we work with numerous retailers/tenants, there are many stakeholders to be held accountable to and many varying opinions about the direction of the marketing program here at Harbor East. It's of course important to consider their input, but inevitably the Marketing Director must make the final decision as it relates to advertising, events, branding, and what will best serve the property.