MAManOnPhone.jpg (17761 bytes)RKETING PRACTICE INTERVIEW

 

Try a practice interview for marketing, answering typical questions and also getting tips on how you should answer. There are also other questions students have been asked at marketing interviews.

MARKETING BRAND MANAGERS need to be good at WRITTEN COMMUNICATION to write promotional briefs, PERSUASIVE to persuade colleagues to pursue a particular line of action, good at ANALYSING the pricing and key features of products, good INVESTIGATORS to be able to research the market, consumers and competitors, and well ORGANISED to manage stock levels and to plan withdrawal of products from the market.

Other skills and attributes include dynamism, verbal communication, an ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, numerical ability, flexibility, drive, creativity, imagination, presentation skills, team work, and, perhaps above all, the ability to influence others.

Employers will be looking to see how you can talk about and demonstrate marketing skills at your interview. The sort of evidence you could offer includes:

Before you arrive ...

Do lots of research on marketing: see our Marketing Careers Page See our Interview Reports for marketing many of the questions asked in these are listed at the end.

There follows some of the questions that might be asked of students at interviews for marketing jobs. General interview questions are not asked here, so you might also like to try the general or multiple choice interviews as well for standard interview questions that can be thrown at any candidate, also our answers to 150 common interview questions. Click on "First Question" to begin. Think carefully about how you would answer, then click on "Show Answer Tips" to get an idea of how you should be answering.

  

Other questions students have been asked at marketing interviews

If you have been to an interview or assessment centre recently please fill in our interview report form to help other students.

About your study, work experience and skills

Questions about the organisation. Make sure you do LOTS of research! See our Commercial Awareness page for help with answering these questions

 

 

Competency Questions. See our competency applications and interviews page for help with these.

Tests. See our tests page for practice tests

GROUP EXERCISES AND OTHER COMPONENTS. See our teamworking page for help with these

TIPS FROM KENT GRADUATES

 

Back to the practice interviews menu or Answers to 150 common interview questions