The Digital Marketing sector continues to thrive and offer great opportunities for candidates with the right knowledge and skills. More and more people, with all kinds of backgrounds, are consequently starting to explore it as a possible career option. But do you have what it takes to build a successful Digital Marketing career? Read on as we discuss some of the qualities needed to make it in the industry.
Do you have a hunger to learn?
Digital Marketing is by its very nature a fast-paced and ever-evolving industry. Innovations in technology are constantly opening doors for businesses and consumers alike. So if you are not adaptable to change and keen to learn new skills, Digital Marketing is unlikely to be the career for you.
Are you a problem solver?
Any digital marketer worth their salt should be able to effectively problem solve and use initiative. Be it dealing with customer queries on social media or making amendments to a flagging campaign, a Digital Marketing career requires you to find solutions in real time to deliver the best results.
Do you have an analytical mind?
Digital Marketing is becoming an increasingly data-driven practice. Those who understand the capabilities of various analytical tools and the results they yield are therefore invaluable to any marketing team when it comes to informing future strategies.
Are you an original thinker?
Digital Marketing isn’t all about the numbers, however. A campaign still needs to standout from the crowd and resonate with customers. So whether you are a Photoshop guru, able to write compelling copy or simply an ideas person in general, creativity and outside-the-box thinking will always be welcomed.
Do you like to tell stories?
Successful marketing continues to rely on the ability to tell stories – there are simply more tools and platforms through which to do it. The ultimate goal is to merge the likes of social media, SEO and other collateral into one seamless campaign which truly connects with the target audience.
Are you a team player?
Digital Marketing draws on a wide range of skillsets and competencies to create a unified customer experience. Whatever your role, you will be expected to work effectively as part of a team and possess high-level communication skills.
How we can help kickstart your Digital Marketing career
So is Digital Marketing the right career for you? If you are looking to work in an industry that combines cutting-edge technology with boundless creativity and has high earning potential, then the answer may well be yes… but what next?
A university degree is not necessarily a prerequisite to landing your first role. However, even for entry-level positions, employers are unlikely to take much notice of candidates
without any hands-on experience. That’s why we have designed a Digital Marketing training programme to kickstart your career as quickly possible.
Our training is delivered in partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute, who set the global standard for Digital Marketing certification. You will therefore gain expertise in the most up-to-date tools and techniques to help your CV standout from the crowd.
If you want to find out more, join us for one of our Introduction to a Digital Marketing career open days by clicking the button below.
Alternatively, please give one of our career advisors a call on 020 86724151. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have.