Monday, April 09, 2007


Money Magazine recently released it's ranking on the 50 best jobs in America, with Brand Managers ranking in the top 5 (and #1 for the "Young and Restless"). Positions such as Investment Specialist, Corporate Recruiter and Marketing Specialist were include in the list.

http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2007/moneymag/0703/gallery.bestjobs_young.moneymag
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A top 5 pick
Product/Brand Manager
You won't be senior management, but you will have control over developing, managing and marketing an assigned product line. In other words, you get to exercise business savvy and creativity. A sizable salary and launching pad to other high-level marketing jobs are part of the package.
Median Pay: $90,100

Salary
Total compensation(includes bonus)
Most people make:90% in this job make more than:
$63,000
$65,300
Top earners:10% in this job make more than:
$108,600
$119,600

10-year Job Growth: 21%

Growth in Jobs
39,249
Total openings
74,026

Career Description
Manages, develops, and implements product marketing activities to maximize sales of an assigned product line. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a senior manager.

Education/Experience
May require a bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of experience in the field.

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