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The Different Roles within Marketing Agency Departments

Just like how a marching band has multiple sections to sound good, a marketing agency has multiple departments to function properly. Navigating the different roles and purposes of each department can get confusing and overwhelming, however.

Here is a simple breakdown of some typical agency departments (and the roles within) for those interested in working in/for a marketing or advertising agency.

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5 Tips to Prepare Marketers for an Annual Performance Review

Whether you are a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), a content marketing manager, or social media specialist, you are going to have an annual review with your superior.

This is an opportunity for self reflection and professional development: Are you meant for this job? Are you meant for this company? Are you meeting expectations? Are you exceeding them?

Here are five tips to keep in mind when preparing for an annual performance review…

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SPARKsouth - Find Your Passion

The annual SPARKsouth conference aims to benefit college students looking to build a career in digital marketing. The day focuses on career development with insights from expert panelists, mentor pairings, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, interviewing skills, and marketing career planning.

Representatives from brands and agencies served in panels and gave an overwhelming amount of helpful advice. Continue reading for their key tips.

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Perfect Interview Questions to Fill Empty Marketing Roles

Hiring a new candidate for a marketing role can be challenging. Sourcing qualified candidates and then assessing both their capabilities and compatibility with the team can be difficult. It is imperative to ask the right questions to ensure that the person is the best fit.

AgencySparks provides essential questions hiring leaders need to ask when hiring a new marketing candidate.

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What a Strong Personal Brand Can Do for You

Gain control of current and future opportunities by assessing yourself and developing a strong personal brand. Here are examples of notable people with strong personalities and brands and how you can emulate your life and actions after them…

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Using LinkedIn the Wrong Way - Avoid These 10 Common Mistakes

People’s goals for LinkedIn tend to change depending on need. There is a difference between accomplishing business or personal goals and using LinkedIn inappropriately. Here are some tips on how to get the most of the network as a professional resource.

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Can Anyone be a Marketer?

The truth? There is no “typical” background for marketing. While some believe the foundation of great marketing is creativity, the reality is that creativity without strategy can be useless. The most successful marketers have a personality profile with a healthy balance of left-brained and right-brained thinking.

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Three Key Networking Lessons For Any Professional

Because AgencySparks exists to connect brands and marketing agencies, networking is a crucial part of the business. Anyone looking to grow in their career should spend ample time connecting with others. Connections from various aspects of one’s life often end up having career impact in the least expected ways! Here are three key lessons that will help anyone looking to become a better networker…

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