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So, You Want a Job in Marketing?

You think you want a job in Marketing but you aren’t sure what type of jobs are out there, or how to market yourself?

 Read on to find out the recent moves in a variety of marketing job in Australia according to seek.com.au June 2012 index and find some helpful tips to market yourself.

Marketing Jobs in Australia – Seek movement index June 2012 YOY



What this tell us is that there are more and more people applying for less marketing jobs, so we need to have an edge when we apply for jobs, this can be through marketing yourself.

How to Market Yourself as Your Own Brand

 When you are putting yourself out there to try and get a job in marketing, you need to be able to prove that you can market yourself first.  Here are some helpful tips:


Your name is the first thing employers will notice. It will be in the header of your CV, your address on your covering letter, and in the ‘from’ bar on the email. There are a couple of rules to pay attention to.


You don’t have to be a graphic designer, but a smart image can help. Design includes everything from font and layout to colour and paper.

 The Look

In the world of marketing, you have to look sharp at all stages of recruitment. Don’t underestimate the value of your degree, but a good image shows attention to detail.

 Most of all, use your contacts, don’t oversell yourself, be sincere, confident and never give up!


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