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There is a range of career paths open to you if you decide to study a programme in Marketing. The more knowledge and experience you have the more chance you have of getting a job in marketing or working your way up your current organisation. If you are just starting out in the field of marketing or wanting some formal recognition as a practicing marketer, then you should consider a professional marketing qualification from The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

These are some of the jobs and routes available in the sector:  

  • Marketing Manager
  • Branding Manager
  • Advertising Officer
  • Social Media Manager
  • Marketing Assistant

These are just a few of the areas available to someone who has a degree or professional qualification in a marketing related subject.

What department and role you enter or a currently in will naturally dictate where your career takes you so there are a variety of routes and destinations to where a marketing learner will head. Many large companies offer graduate trainee or assistant schemes so you should be prepared to work in any department and gain an all-round training.

There are numerous entry-level jobs available for learners who have completed their programme of study whilst some learners may decide to remain in study and progress onto a higher level professional qualification. If you are in employment or looking for work; most graduate employers take on these people with a view for accelerated progression; you could expect further development and progression within the organisation.

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