10 Best Entry Level Jobs for Business and Marketing Majors

10 entry-level jobs for business and marketing majors business and marketing majors open up doors to all sorts of professional opportunities in fact business majors are among the most employable groups of recent grads but with so many opportunities picking a career path might seem a bit overwhelming one way to narrow your focus is by taking on a paid or unpaid internship during your time in college this will help you build some great skills while also helping you identify the type of career that's right for you entry-level marketing employees assist with developing strategies that enhance the company's promotional efforts getting an entry-level job can help you build a specific skill set and gain the experience needed to pursue a long-term career in sales or marketing in the process it will give you a better idea of what type of entry-level job to apply for today we are going to talk about entry-level jobs for business and marketing majors but before we go on like this video and subscribe to our channel for more daily videos here are some of the most common entry-level jobs for business and marketing majors number 10 seo specialist an seo specialist optimizes a company's web pages to improve its rank on search engine results pages specialists discover keywords that match a company's brand messaging and determine that they're searchable they can be using their copywriting skills to write meta descriptions title tags and headings to boost search results number nine accountant if you guys are already taking some business classes you guys probably have taken accounting already you already know an accountant basically deals with financial statements for either a person or a company so you'd be you know balancing out sheets dealing with assets and liabilities doing a lot of math and formulas to figure out the financial situation of a person or company accounting is really good if you're really into math if you're really into balancing out things so if you're into budgeting or you know organizing spreadsheets things like that or dealing with formulas accounting is probably definitely for you accountants conduct audits and provide consulting and tax planning services they often move on to leadership positions within the finance division other organization or clients organizations if we see the job outlook employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow by four percent between 2019 and 2029 about as fast as the average for all occupations number eight sales representative a sales representative communicates with leads to encourage them to purchase a product or service they call or meet with prospects to inform them about the benefits of their company's products representatives may help with training new sales representatives and give hesitations on new products the goal of all marketing enterprises is to increase sales of products or services there are many sales jobs available and these positions can serve as an excellent springboard for careers in other marketing areas marketing majors learn to assess the preferences of consumers they also refine the verbal and presentation skills needed to make compelling sales pitches marketing majors with a competitive nature outgoing personality and the capacity to bounce back from failure will be well suited for sales representative positions pay scale reports that sales representatives earn an average annual salary of 48 321 dollars number seven brand product manager brand managers oversee all aspects of marketing and product or service they usually begin their careers as assistants market research analysts sales representatives or trainees in development programs before earning an mba marketing majors acquire the marketing research advertising and product development knowledge required for this role highly developed analytical skills are necessary to evaluate consumer trends and research related to a product brand managers select and direct other departments or contractors that conduct research media planning and advertising regarding their brands presentation and persuasive skills are critical when pitching budgets and other product proposals to executives at a firm glassdoor reports that brand managers make an average annual salary of eighty nine thousand eight hundred twenty three dollars number six financial analyst business majors learn to assess the strengths and weaknesses of businesses and analyze trends in various industries financial analysts capitalize on those skills to evaluate companies industries and associated investments for clients or their parent company they interpret financial statements calculate ratios and other metrics and write reports with recommendations for investments and the allocation of corporate resources financial analysts benefit from the coursework in accounting finance economics and mathematics that is traditionally part of a business major according to the bls the median annual income for financial analysts in may 2019 was eighty one thousand five hundred ninety dollars the lowest ten percent earned less than forty seven thousand two hundred and thirty dollars and the highest ten percent earned more than one hundred fifty six thousand one hundred fifty dollars if we see job outlook employment of financial analyst is projected to grow by five percent between 2019 and 2029 faster than the average for all occupations number five event slash meeting planner weddings alumni gatherings press conferences professional conferences training sessions and promotional events all require a planner who can anticipate an audience's needs and preferences students are graduates with a history of organizing and promoting campus events would benefit from exploring this option writing skills and facility with social media will enable the marketing major to publicize events and draw a viable audience according to pay scale event planners earn an average annual salary of forty eight thousand nine hundred twenty two dollars number four market research analyst marketing majors with strong quantitative analytical and research skills should investigate this role market research analysts design and carry out consumer reaction assessment of new products services modified products packaging and advertising themes they gather organize and interpret data using software and statistical tools marketing research analysts must prepare and deliver presentations to marketing managers highlighting their findings much like the academic reports made by marketing majors the creative talents of marketing majors are useful in selecting methods for eliciting customer responses to products according to the bureau of labor statistics occupational outlook handbook market research analysts earn a median annual salary of sixty three thousand seven hundred ninety dollars number three actuary business majors with a strong quantitative orientation to the background can become key players in the insurance industry by working as an actuary actuaries calculate the probability of risky events occurring such as death injury accidents fires and illness when insurance companies would be liable to pay out claims they utilize knowledge of accounting finance and economics and carry out complex analysis of scenarios based on demographic profiles actuaries like business majors utilize spreadsheets databases and statistical software to conduct their analysis in addition x-rays must have strong writing presentation and persuasive skills to secure support from colleagues for their proposals according to the bls the median annual income for actuaries in may was 108 thousand three hundred fifty dollars the lowest ten percent earned less than sixty four thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars and the highest ten percent earned more than one hundred ninety three thousand six hundred dollars if we see job outlook employment of actuaries is projected to grow by 18 percent between 2019 and 2029 much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations number two social media manager organizations of all kinds have placed increased emphasis on online marketing social media managers orchestrate the presence and refine their organization's image on outlets like facebook linkedin pinterest twitter and instagram tech savvy marketing majors with strong creative and writing skills can excel in this role social media managers tap the marketing major's teamwork skills to work collaboratively with staff of other operating units at their firms they must have the persuasive ability and finesse with people to correct cooperation from colleagues over which they had no formal authority if we have a look on salary of social media manager per pay scale social media managers earn an average annual salary of fifty thousand eight hundred and sixteen number one management consultant management consultants or management analysts carry out a process for clients not unlike the case analysis method used in many of the classes for business majors they apply analytical and problem-solving skills to the projects and utilize the teamwork and presentation skills cultivated through their studies consultants are experts at gathering information organizing it and composing reports of their findings analysts are power users of technology has a process to represent data for their clients analysts enlist a spreadsheet database and presentation tools often applied to the class projects as business majors according to the bls the median annual income for management analysts in may 2019 was eighty five thousand two hundred sixty dollars the lowest ten percent earned less than forty nine thousand seven hundred dollars and the highest ten percent earned more than one hundred fifty four thousand three hundred and ten dollars if we see job outlook employment of management analysts is projected to grow by 11 between 2019 and 2029 faster than the average for all occupations so these are 10 entry-level jobs for business and 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