Survey says marketing directors and managers hate their jobs

Among the 10 ‘most-hated’ jobs, director of marketing and sales ranked No. 2, while marketing manager was No. 10. Find out why.

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You might (or maybe do) if you’re a director of sales and marketing.

At least that’s the case, according to a survey by CareerBliss, an online resource for job seekers. The survey ranked the “most-hated” jobs—a dramatic way of saying “least satisfying”—and marketing director was No. 2 on this list.

CNBC explains:

“A director of sales and marketing plans implements efforts to promote companies and generate business. Responsibilities often include budget management, public relations, and employee training.

“Sales and marketing directors reported the second-highest level of job dissatisfaction of all survey respondents. The majority who responded negatively cited a lack of direction from upper management and an absence of room for growth as the main sources of their ire.”

It seems that people in marketing careers can’t get no satisfaction. No. 10 on the list was marketing manager. Again, CNBC explains:

A marketing manager is responsible for overseeing advertising and promotion. This involves developing strategies to meet sales objectives, based on the study of such factors as customer surveys and market behavior.

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