How do I start a Career in Marketing?

A Career in Marketing has always intrigued me. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Marketing, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Marketing. I was Googling about a Career in Marketing and was lucky to find:

Priyanka Mahna's take!

Priyanka Mahna has 2 years & 7 months of professional experience in Marketing. Priyanka Mahna has worked in Marketing as Vendor Executive in Shaadi Wish. In Priyanka Mahna's own words, this is how Priyanka Mahna got into Marketing: "After doing my Bachelors in Mass Communication from GGSIPU, I did my Masters in Advertising Public Relations & Brand Management and after that did my internships in various media houses like Hindustan Times and Zee News. I am working with Shaadiwish as Vendor Executive." This link showed on the first page of search results for Priyanka Mahna:

Career Video on Marketing

In a video, Priyanka Mahna has talked about various aspects of a Career in Marketing. Priyanka Mahna started by explaining Marketing as: "Marketing are activities of a company associated with buying and selling a product or service. It includes advertising, selling and delivering products to people." The video was an engaging disposition.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Marketing, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Marketing. Priyanka Mahna touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Internet Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Priyanka Mahna then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Marketing:
  • Soft Skills
  • Communication
  • Market & Brand Knowledge
  • Technical
  • Team Work
  • Creativity
There are great positives of this Career.
Priyanka Mahna believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Marketing:
  • Meeting New People
  • Growth
  • Learning
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Priyanka Mahna believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Marketing:
  • New Strategy Every time
  • Work According to Others
  • Late Work Hours

In the final section of the video Priyanka Mahna talks about How a day goes in a Career in Marketing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Marketing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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