Internet Marketing Coordinator (Male, Age 34) in Denver, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleInternet Marketing Coordinator
Salary$47,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationDenver, NY
Years Experience9 months

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
A small marketing agency. 10 people total.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Oversee client web sites.

Analyze and maintain client web sites.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation

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

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Everyday I have to work hands on with client and various people in my company. I love working with other people and get the chance to leave my desk.

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 cubicle in an office building. I can only get work done if I was in an office not at home, too many distractions. I wish I had an office with a window view of outside thou, that would be nice.

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

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amWeekly meeting with everybody in my department. Going over a project management spreadsheet to discuss clients. Going over what clients are top priority and which clients can wait,
8am to 9amGoing over my past emails. Going over clients concerns and questions over the weekend. I will be researching these client concerns personally and take effective action and resolve the issues over the phone or over email with several clients that have problems on there web site.
9am to 10amConversing with clients over the phone or over email about there many issues or questions about there active website. I listen to what there issues are and try to respond in a timely manner to resolve. My main concern are the various clients I deal with some are mom & pops some are fortune 500 companies.
10am to 11amMeeting with a prospective client. I have created a marketing plan to coincide to go over with a new prospective client. I will go over abilities and to go over our future marketing plan and what there budget might be on a project like this. I answered question and concerns from a potential new client for our office.
11am to 12pmMeeting with a prospective client. I have created a marketing plan to coincide to go over with a new prospective client. I will go over abilities and to go over our future marketing plan and what there budget might be on a project like this. I answered question and concerns from a potential new client for our office.
12pm to 1pmLUNCH
1pm to 2pmOrganizing tasks for the afternoon.
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11pm to 12am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
craigslist

What was the application process?
submitted resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, I had 2 interviews for my current job. The first one entailed a description of the job and its duties also to go over my past experiences and how I could benefit the office with my industry experiences. The second interview entailed meeting the owner and CIO of the company I was interviewing with.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
How my experiences could benefit the company? What duties could I help oversee and manage?

Salary and Benefits?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
I believe so. There were many things they left out, like how much of this I would be doing on my own as opposed to have weekly client meetings where I had time to discuss and to ask questions to resolve problems for certain clients with issues.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
I had to go over training with my supervisor. I had to go over how we submit things and who we submit things to. Had to go over the in-house project management system to keep organized and keep track of clients I have or am going to work on in the near future.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, I have a BS degree in Advertising and a minor in Communications. It gave me the necessary background and tools for my current career path and goals.

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

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
I would recommended l;earning the basics first about my industry. I would try to get information off the web or go to a local bookstore and purchase items on the subject of internet marketing. I would also try to attend online webinars as well as maybe talk to outside bloggers, authors about the industry.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
I would mostly say technical skills. You have to be very familiar with computers and how to best use them to achieve your business goals. Everything kinda is based on the approach of online marketing. If you do not have the technical skills to make your marketing plan come to fruition, you will have no idea on where to start in the first-place.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Yes

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Everyday this industry changes and everyday you need to be feeding your head about those industry changes. This industry is moving very fast and you need to make sure you are giving your clients the best chance to succeed and to make sales. Which means being educated about the latest tools, terms and tactics for online marketing success.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, I want to continue my role in the online marketing field. I see the industry expanding by leaps and bounds. I would definitely like to be in a upper management role overseeing people under me.

What are your current career goals?
My career goal is to be overseeing or owning an Online Marketing Agency in the Metro Denver region.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I find it very beneficial, and I like it very much.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1Marketing Coordinator9 months50000Overseeing online marketing projects. Website maintenance and and analysis.
Prior Job 2Internet Coordinator2 years48000Overseeing client web sites.

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.2

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.6University of ColoradoAdvertising
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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