Media Distribution Analyst (Female, Age 33) in sherman, TX

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleMedia Distribution Analyst
Salary
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
Locationsherman, TX
Years Experience13 years

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Insurance Company that employs approx 1500 people.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Place orders with media to distribute our life insurance inserts. Process invoices for the insertion and pay media. Also, various reports and spreadsheets.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
4 weeks vacation, personal time, health insurance, 401k, pension plan

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
under

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I do work with others on a daily basis and enjoy this.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I work in a large office and like the atmosphere but dislike the drive to work.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 2
Benefits: 4
Hours: 3
Co-Workers: 5
Supervisors: 6
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 1

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
referral

What was the application process?

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
I would recommend an associates degree in marketing. I would also recomend starting out in an entry level position and working your way up.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Skills should be social skills, organization skills, computer skills, and technical skills.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
A high school diploma and associates degree.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
To take lots of notes and don’t be afraid to ask for assistance.

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