You'll usually be office-based, but will attend meetings with clients, partner organisations and suppliers, as well as a range of events and exhibitions. You may be expected to socialise with stakeholders and clients to build and develop relationships.
Self-employment or freelance work is possible for experienced marketing professionals.
Opportunities exist in most large towns and cities but are less common in rural areas.
The work is often challenging and fast-paced as you'll need to meet tight deadlines, juggle various projects at the same time and work with external suppliers and creative agencies.
If you're working for an international company, you may need to travel or work abroad.