Marketing Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Marketing Director in San Francisco:
"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.

Marketing Director in Portland:
"Wish I would have negotiated more vacation, salary or benefi."

Marketing Director in Los Angeles:
"Experiment."
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.