Closely related to advertising and PR, the marketing industry aims to bridge the gap between a company and it's target market through promoting a brand or message. The industry covers a range of job types and candidates could enter the field within brand management, sales promotion, event management or public relations. Marketing can require a diverse set of skills and Manchester marketing recruitment agencies will have assessment procedures in place to source the most appropriate staff for their clients' permanent, temporary and contract vacancies.
Due to the variety of job roles such as online marketing assistant, telesales and E-commerce manager, salaries can vary greatly with directors and executives earning the most at anywhere between £50K-£100K per annum. Manchester marketing graduates will typically have a starting salary of £18K-£25K although this can depend on the specific job type and the sector they may be working in.
The city of Manchester offers a great location for marketing candidates looking to enter the industry. The local creative sector is thriving and presents some excellent job opportunities for both graduates and experienced practitioners. Some of the marketing companies that reside in Manchester include Click Creative, Boxed Red Marketing and McCann Manchester. The city is well located geographically with most of the UK being accessible within 4 hours, while it is also home to one of the UK's biggest airports which helps to facilitate international business.
Professionals who work in the marketing industry usually hold some form of degree and consultants will generally look for qualifications in Marketing, Media, English and Journalism. Specialist Manchester marketing recruitment agencies will also be looking for relevant experience, especially for emerging roles within social media and SEO. Their staffing solutions may cover the wider areas of Tameside, Salford, Stockport, Trafford and Greater Manchester, as well as other areas of the North West.