Job Title / Job Description
President (Marketing firm)
I own and run a marketing firm that provides integrated programs including marketing consultation, public relations, Web design/development and interactive marketing, Web applications, sales promotion, advertising, and more.
What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?
Advertising business development specialist
What new technology will be important?
Web marketing of all sorts, social media marketing, technologies involving Web apps
What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?
I have a liberal arts education with a BA in English and had years of experience as a professional writer and marketer before starting this firm.
What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?
Depending on the area of interest a student has: business or marketing degree, English, writing, graphic design, software engineer/Web applications developer. Also, being bilingual in Spanish/English could be helpful in some markets. Expect to need at least a 4-year degree in most cases.
When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?
I knew I wanted to write and be creative. I knew I wanted to be in charge. This was one possibility.