Marketing and Sales Directors

Marketing and sales directors plan, organise and direct market research and formulate and implement an organisation’s marketing and sales policies.


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£ 24,404
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In the past year there were 230,432 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Produces and/or assesses reports and recommendations concerning marketing and sales strategies.

  • Controls the recruitment and training of staff.

  • Examines and analyses sales figures, advises on and monitors marketing campaigns and promotional activities.

  • Discusses employer.

  • Liaises with other senior staff to determine the range of goods or services to be sold.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Marketing

  • Business Development

  • Sales Management

  • Selling Techniques

  • Marketing Management

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Business To Business

  • Project Management

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Digital Marketing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Sales

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Leadership

  • Planning

  • Customer Service

  • Self-Motivation

  • Presentations

  • Influencing Skills

  • Innovation

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.