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Marketing Assistant

Assist with marketing campaigns and marketing-related administration tasks

What's it like to be a Marketing Assistant?

Marketing Assistants work on campaigns and undertake marketing-related administrative duties. They work under the direction of Marketing Managers, Marketing Executives and Marketing Coordinators.

Marketing Assistant

Tasks and duties

  • Creating, collating and distributing marketing collateral.
  • Supporting market research activities, such as helping to conduct studies and collate findings.
  • Copywriting and proofreading.
  • Data entry and periodic analysis.
  • Monitoring and reporting on key metrics.
  • Social media management.
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While it’s a junior role in the team, Marketing Assistants are exposed to a lot of different kinds of work and gain invaluable experience very quickly. They often support the senior members of the team doing the most high-value work closely.

What can I earn as a Marketing Assistant?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Marketing Assistant is between $45k and $55k

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How to become a Marketing Assistant


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While not essential, it may be an advantage to hold a qualification to find employment as a Marketing Assistant.

  1. You can complete a Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (BSB42415) or a Diploma of Marketing and Communication (BSB52415) at TAFE or through a private college. These take between 6 months and 2 years to complete, depending on the course.
  2. Consider complete a Bachelor of Marketing, a Bachelor of Marketing and Communication, or a Bachelor of Advertising. The courses will take 3 years full-time, and can be delivered in a classroom or online. University education will require you to have completed year 12 or gain special admission.
  3. You may be able to find a role without qualifications as an Administrative Assistant and work your way up through the ranks as you gain knowledge and experience.

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How do Marketing Assistants rate their role?

Latest reviews from 6 Marketing Assistants surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.2
Job satisfaction
3.8
Career progression opportunities
4.2
Job security
3.8
Pay / Salary
3.8
Variety of work
4.2

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Aug 2019
Can be intense workloads and short deadlines but rewarding and you can easily see the impact of your contribution
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Business
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Agency
The good things
Job isn't autonomous, there is constant learning which keeps you on your toes! Requires variety of skills, including being analytical and applying data in a creative way which is unique. Meeting lots...
The challenges
Can often be dished out the boring tasks as it's usually an entry level or early career role. Having little experience your thoughts can often be overlooked by more experienced employees.
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Aug 2019
Service assistants gain great people skills
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Arts
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Graphic design
The good things
It gives you life experience, and teaches good people skills!
The challenges
People will be rude at times, it will make you a stronger person
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Working hours for Marketing Assistants

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Weekends
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What are the job opportunities for Marketing Assistants?

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Projected job growthAlert

National increase over next 5 years *
21.7%
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Source: LMIP. Advertising and Marketing Professionals

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