What is management? What do managers do? How do I manage? These are standard questions that most of us in the management profession have been asked more than once and they are questions we asked once in our careers, too. Here is a basic look at management—a virtual Management 101.

Art and Science

Management is both an art and a science. It is the art of making people more effective than they would have been without you and there is a science to how you do that. There are four basic pillars of the manager’s role: plan, organize, direct, and monitor.

Maximize Effectiveness

To illustrate the benefits of an effective manager, consider this scenario: Four workers can make 6 units in an eight-hour shift without a manager. If you are hired to manage them and they still make 6 units a day, what is your benefit to the business? On

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Marketing Career Options - Type of Marketing Jobs for degreesMarketing is defined as being the intermediary function between product development and increasing brand awareness. It is a term used for such career fields as advertising, public relations, media planning, sales strategy, and more.  There are many different types of careers for marketing degrees. If you’re considering a job in marketing, you probably want to know what types of marketing jobs are available in the field. From the Social Media Manager to Marketing Analyst, there are numerous marketing career options available to those who have a degree in marketing. Continue reading for a list of marketing career opportunities to find out which one is right for you.

What Is A Career In Marketing?

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A rundown of the general duties and responsibilities associated with the most common marketing job titles

If you search employment websites for the term “marketing,” the screen fills with every imaginable variation of the career.

The following sample job descriptions were provided by ZipRecruiter, an online employment marketplace. These five are based on some of the top Google search terms related to marketing jobs.

Marketing Assistant

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Track existing marketing campaigns to completion and report on results.
  • Develop strategies to improve existing and past marketing efforts.
  • Coordinate market research studies via multiple methods, including phone surveys and online applications.
  • Analyze data compiled from questionnaires and other market research.
  • Assemble and present reports that collect and analyze market research data by consolidating, summarizing and formatting information into formats that optimize readability.
  • Analyze data to uncover industry trends.
  • Compile and distribute relevant financial and statistical information.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s
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Marketers have a significant influence on the success of a company’s promotional campaigns. The results they produce can increase the profitability of their company so they can hire more employees and streamline business operations. In this article, we describe what a marketer is; what they do; and the education, work experience and skills required to succeed in this role.

Read more: Learn About Being a Marketing Coordinator

What is a marketer?

A marketer is an individual who promotes products and services on behalf of a company. They typically focus their efforts on particular demographics that the company designates. Marketers engage with their target audience online or events inside or outside of the company’s location.

Read more: Learn About Being a Marketing Specialist

What does a marketer do?

Marketers are responsible for the development and execution of a company’s marketing campaigns to boost its promotional efforts. Their goal is to recognize

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Marks Sattin Executive Search is exclusively working with a PE Backed Consultancy business who are looking for a high calibre Chief Financial Officer to be based in London.

As CFO you’ll be a key player in the strategic financial insight of the business along with developing KPIs and building cash management. As the right hand to the CEO with full responsibility for leading the finance function and a broad operational remit, you will be professionalising, leading and implementing all controls, processes and procedures to drive growth for the business and oversee their effective buy & build strategy. Culture is an important focus for this business which is people focused. You’ll be working alongside an impressive CEO to achieve the joint commercial growth for the business.

The ideal candidate:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA), preferably chartered
  • Has extensive experience in working as a CFO in a PE Backed Managed Services,
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Job Description:

Business Overview

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management is a leading provider of comprehensive wealth management and investment products and services for individuals, companies, and institutions. Merrill Lynch wealth management is one of the largest businesses of its kind in the world specializing in goals-based wealth management, including planning for retirement, education, legacy, and other life goals through investment advice and guidance.

Merrill Lynch’s financial advisors help clients pursue the life they envision through a one-on-one relationship with an advisor committed to their needs.  We believe trust comes from transparency.  Our trusted financial advisors are equipped with access to the investment insights of Merrill Lynch coupled with the banking convenience of Bank of America.

Description
The Client Associate (CA) role is a sales support position, typically providing dedicated operational and sales support to multiple Financial Advisors (FA’s). Incumbents may also on a regular basis support office initiatives, in addition to

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Marks Sattin Executive Search is exclusively working with a PE Backed Consultancy business who are looking for a high calibre Chief Financial Officer to be based in London.

As CFO you’ll be a key player in the strategic financial insight of the business along with developing KPIs and building cash management. As the right hand to the CEO with full responsibility for leading the finance function and a broad operational remit, you will be professionalising, leading and implementing all controls, processes and procedures to drive growth for the business and oversee their effective buy & build strategy. Culture is an important focus for this business which is people focused. You’ll be working alongside an impressive CEO to achieve the joint commercial growth for the business.

The ideal candidate:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA), preferably chartered
  • Has extensive experience in working as a CFO in a PE Backed Managed Services,
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Marks Sattin Executive Search is exclusively working with a PE Backed Consultancy business who are looking for a high calibre Chief Financial Officer to be based in London.

As CFO you’ll be a key player in the strategic financial insight of the business along with developing KPIs and building cash management. As the right hand to the CEO with full responsibility for leading the finance function and a broad operational remit, you will be professionalising, leading and implementing all controls, processes and procedures to drive growth for the business and oversee their effective buy & build strategy. Culture is an important focus for this business which is people focused. You’ll be working alongside an impressive CEO to achieve the joint commercial growth for the business.

The ideal candidate:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA), preferably chartered
  • Has extensive experience in working as a CFO in a PE Backed Managed Services,
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Our Client – LUC

LUC is an independent environmental planning and assessment, landscape design, geospatial and ecology consultancy, working primarily across the UK but also internationally. The business is a fully employee owned organisation, with all the shares held via an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Over the last few years, the company has grown its top and bottom lines, and generated good cash levels, contributing to a healthy balance sheet. LUC has high client satisfaction and has won numerous industry awards.

Overview

There is a key requirement to recruit an innovative NED to join the business as a Chair. The NED is the sole Non-Executive Director of the company and chairs the Board of Directors and the Board of Trustees. The NED is expected to bring an external, independent perspective to the Board, assist with strategy, help develop the business, including through facilitating new connections, and ensure that risks are

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South Africa’s liquor industry pays R2.5 billion a month in excise duties

  • The alcohol industry, which pays an average of R2.5 billion in excise tax every month, has been pleading with government to halt the annual increase this year, saying it would have to take “drastic action” to cut costs. 
  • Excise tax is the largest cost for manufacturers and the industry contributes R172 billion (3%) to the country’s GDP.
  • The industry says the 8% increase in alcohol duties will result in tens of thousands of job losses.

South Africa’s alcohol industry says “tens of thousands” of jobs are on the line, following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s announcement of an 8% excise tax increase on liquor and tobacco.

Over past few weeks, the industry – which pays an average of R2.5 billion per month in excise tax – has been pleading with government to halt the annual increase this year,

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