Sales and Media Promotions

Sales

Typical employers include, but are not limited to:

  • For-profit and non-profit organizations, including global brand companies
  • Product and service organizations
  • Financial service firms
  • Insurance companies
  • Healthcare and pharmaceutical companies

Strategies/Preparation

  • Consider the following strategies while you work on attaining your undergraduate degree:
  • Gain experience through internships and/or part-time jobs
  • Be actively involved and seek leadership positions in on-campus organizations and marketing-related positions, such as the GVSU AMA or the GVSU Promotions Office
  • Become highly motivated and organized
  • Learn to work well under pressure and to be comfortable in a competitive environment
  • Be self-motivated, and plan to work long, irregular hours
  • Learn to communicate effectively with a wide range of people. Take additional courses in interpersonal communication and public speaking

Media Promotions

Typical employers include, but are not limited to:

  • Advertising firms (local and international)
  • Media outlets
  • Consulting firms
  • Entertainment and sports agencies
  • Software and technology companies
  • Internet companies

Strategies/Preparation

  • Consider the following strategies while you work on attaining your undergraduate degree:
  • Gain experience through internships and/or part-time jobs
  • Develop a strong background or gain experience in relevant marketing technology, social media marketing, etc
  • Be actively involved and seek leadership positions in on-campus organizations and marketing-related positions, such as the GVSU AMA or the GVSU Promotions Office
  • Learn to work well under pressure and to be comfortable in a competitive environment
  • Be self-motivated, and plan to work long, irregular hours


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