Event Jobs: Marketing Manager

Similar to the regional marketing manager role I highlighted a couple weeks ago, marketing managers also tend to take ownership of the business events they rely on to implement strategic marketing plans for their organizations. And similar to regional marketing managers, this role creates business events related to the organization’s sales channels. So, you’ll need […]

Similar to the regional marketing manager role I highlighted a couple weeks ago, marketing managers also tend to take ownership of the business events they rely on to implement strategic marketing plans for their organizations.

And similar to regional marketing managers, this role creates business events related to the organization’s sales channels. So, you’ll need more than event skills to pursue these positions. But if you have strong communications, product knowledge, project management, staffing and creativity skills, many marketing manager positions may be a nice fit.

Marketing manager openings usually require seven years of experience, and they earn between $75,000 – $102,000.

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Rob is editor of Business Travel Destinations. He was voted among the top 10 business travel bloggers by USA TODAY 10Best. Rob reviews international destinations for meetings and events — where business travelers go, the hotels where they stay and their lifestyle preferences on the road. He spent more than a decade planning hundreds of corporate events throughout the U.S. for a Fortune 50 company, including meetings, conferences, seminars, executive retreats and other special events. Rob was previously the event planning guide for About.com (owned by The New York Times Company) from 2007 – 2011. His articles have appeared in business travel publications and travel sites internationally.