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Partner and Co-owner of Marketing Firm

Job Title and Job Description

Partner and Co-owner of Marketing Firm

I bring in clients, maintain client relationships, and develop the business. Some of the best things about my job are: freedom to develop the business, working with different people, ideas and projects; creativity; potential for high earnings.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

Copywriting, account management, public relations specialities, production management and media buying.

What new technology will be important?

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

Liberal arts college degree, nternship in business. Ongoing professional self-education, including reading about different industirea including industry journals and materials about our clients.

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

Very good 4-year college in liberal arts plus advertising, marketing, economics. For example: a liberal arts education plus MBA.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

I knew I would work in a related field, but I didn‘t know much about the career options. I was interested in writing and acting. Teachers said I would be good in public relations. I was interested in math and I also knew I wanted to earn money.

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Athletic / Physical 2-Less Important2-Less ImportantI need to be in good condition since I am on the go most of the day 
Bilingual 1-Not Important  
Computer Technology 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 1-Not Important 
Creative Thinking 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantWork with clients, staffs, vendors, and community at large 
Investigative / Fact Finding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantNeed to learn about a clients‘ business 
leadership and Supervising 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Math 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very ImportantManage finances 
Mechanical Understanding 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Sales and Negotiation 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Scientific and Experimental 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very ImportantWe work with many high tech clients; it is important that we understand their business 
Social Service / Helping Skills 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Teaching / Instructing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very ImportantTrain staff on various aspects of their jobs 
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 1-Not Important 
Understanding Yourself 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Writing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantBusiness writing; direct creative, public relations, technical writing and some creative writing 
 

Interview By: Partner and Co-Owner of Marketing Firm