Dream Jobs

When I think about the future, I think about moving somewhere on the west side of the US and getting a job at one of two kinds of places, either a company that works in the outdoor industry or a marketing firm that specializes in outdoor marketing. As I go throughout school, it has been helpful for me to look at the different jobs that are available in my field of interest and see if those positions will likely be open when I graduate.

In my case, I have found quite a few jobs that fit this description and would great places to work. Some of them require work experience that is beyond my qualification, but regardless it good to see what I will be working towards. I find that looking into the technologies and software that I will need to know before looking for jobs is beneficial as I can practice them while I am still in school. All of these jobs require similar skill sets and a knowledge of marketing programs as well as general business software like the Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Media Strategist @ 90Octane

Original Posted Link

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or business management
  • 3-5 years of digital/online media planning/buying experience, with direct response advertising expertise preferred
  • Knowledge of ad serving technologies (especially DoubleClick)
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills

 

Director, Sports Marketing @ The North Face

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  • 10+ years of related professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Strong Strategic Thinking skills and application to programs
  • Extensive knowledge of outdoor industry and competitive landscape required

 

Director, Retail Marketing Group @ The Mars Agency

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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Marketing, or a Related field
  • Minimum 8 Years of marketing or ad experience
  • Industry Knowledge
  • Leadership/Presentation skills
  • attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Shopper Marketing Programs

 

Marketing Operations Manager @ Patagonia

Original Posted Link

  • Willing to travel
  • 10+ Years of project management experience
  • Knowledge of sustainability and corporate environmental initiatives
  • Writing, communications, and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

 

Senior Copywriter @ REI Outdoor Adventures

Original Posted Link

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, communications, Journalism, or English
  • 5-7 copywriting experience
  • Ability to write and edit effective marketing copy
  • Utilize technology to keep yourself and other informed of work plans and progress toward goals.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions.

 

References:

Glassdoor Job Search | Find the job that fits your life. Retrieved April 12, 2017, from https://www.glassdoor.com/index.htm

Jobvite Job Search. Retrieved April 12, 2017, from http://App.Jobvite.com

Indeed Job Search. Retrieved April 12, 2017, from http://www.Indeed.com

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