Fancy a career in digital marketing? Following some of the tips listed below may help you get ahead in your search for the job you want or at least help to get a foot in the door.
1. Stay up-to-date
Digital marketing is a fast-growing industry and very competitive one. By showing that you are doing everything you can to stay up to date with what is going on in the field will put you ahead of other potential candidates who are less personally invested. Future employers can see and will know who these people are. Passion and desire to succeed are always good traits to demonstrate. Use social media to follow marketing sites and influential people.
2. Digital networking
The people you meet and encounter can be a priceless help in the future. Surround yourself with people more talented than yourself, they can inspire you as well as be of help. Furthermore, attending industry conferences, applying for internships and using social media to follow marketing sites and influential people will help to build relationships with other professionals in the field.
3. Building and developing your own digital products and projects
If you want to demonstrate that you can build a brand, what better way to start than building your own online presence?! This could be the deciding factor between you and someone else when going for the same position. Try out your own ideas and use these as to develop your skills and further your abilities in this sector.
4. Digital marketing terminology
There is nothing worse than being in a situation when people are throwing around acronyms and abbreviations and you don’t have a clue what they are talking about. Learn the relevant language needed for this role and feel comfortable using it. Lack of knowledge may expose your inexperience or may lead an employer to think that you aren’t really interested in the field.
5. Certification in digital marketing
An industry-endorsed, practical skills digital marketing course will help you to stand out from your competition. As the industry develops further, future employers will have to start looking for different criteria to distinguish between candidates. Taking a course also demonstrates your passion to better yourself and know more about the industry.
Some courses to consider:
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DIGITAL MARKETING WITH ARRANGED WORK EXPERIENCE - FULL TIME - DUBLIN CITY CENTRE
Start Date: 15th October
Duration: 3 months in class + 3 months arranged work experience
Location: Dublin City Centre
DIPLOMA IN DIGITAL MARKETING - EVENING COURSE - DUBLIN CITY CENTRE
Start Date: 7th March
Duration: 10 weeks/20 classes (2 evenings/week)
Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing - Online Distance Learning Courses
Diploma in Digital Marketing - Online Distance Learning Courses