Advertising Project Manager 

(Male, Age 37) from Guttenberg, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Advertising Project Manager
Salary $85,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 65
Company Size (not answered)
Location Guttenberg, NY
Years Experience 9 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
Income Rating 0 / 10
Interest Rating 0 / 10
Work-Life Rating 0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating 0 / 10

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
International advertising agency primarily focusing on luxury goods and services.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Oversee projects from conception to completion.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 weeks vacation, 2 weeks sick, medical, dental, 401k

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

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I work with several different people in several different departments per day. It is something I enjoy because of the multi-faceted interaction.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Primarily in office with a significant amount of telecommunicaton.

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

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?

What was the application process?
Submitted resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
3 interviews with a total of 6 people.

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

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
There was a full explantion of the responisibilities.

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.
It definitely didn’t hurt.

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?
Pay your dues and train at a lower position where you are capable of learning how to become a project manager.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Social Skills, Organization Skills, Managerial Skills, A passion for this type of job.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
A significant amount of training.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Expect long hours and lots of work.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?

What are your current career goals?
To become a director.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?

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