For a company to be able to sell its products and services, it needs marketing. A great marketing strategy is ultimately what drives sales. If you become a sales and marketing coordinator, you'll be responsible for finding ways to generate consumer interest in order to increase employer profits. In this role, you'll typically work full-time in an office environment, though you may often have the opportunity to travel to attend industry events and trade shows.
One of your main duties as a marketing and sales coordinator will be to attract new clients. You'll also work with management to ensure alignment with the company's overall marketing and development goals. You'll also be expected to coordinate the creation and execution of marketing campaigns and manage sales approaches to reach potential customers.
To succeed in this career field, you'll need excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Strong salesmanship and creativity are also extremely important for this job. Employers looking to hire marketing and sales coordinators typically look for candidates with degrees in marketing, advertising, or business.