Communications Consultant at Self employed
19 May 2006 15:31pm
Hi everyone, I am new to this site but since subscribing I found so many invaluable features here. I have a question and hope you could provide me with a better insight and/or suggestions.
I have recently finished a fixed term contract appointment where I set up an online organisation and am looking for a permanent position in the e-marketing sector. I am using the following methods:
Many thanks, Shelly.
Director at Purple Spinnaker
19 May 2006 17:38pm
If you know the type of company that you are interested in working with , then I would do some research on the companies themsleves and then put together a proposition about why they should talk to you.
As you are looking to work in the e-marketing sector then I would put your e-marketing skills into action and pro actively seek the company or companies you want to talk to and give them a compelling reason for them to do so.
This approach has worked for mein the past and it is a method I would use in the future and also one which would encourage me to speak to someone.
19 May 2006 21:03pm
Hello Julie, first of all many thanks for replying and even more so for your advice. Yes, I do have a clear idea about the type of company I would like to work for, I also know what sector I am interested to contribute and where.
In my previous positions I used to provide customers a compelling reason to purchase a product or service I was promoting. At the moment, the product is myself: my experience, achievements and skills. I already have a full list of companies that I researched and am going to approach them directly.
Many companies have websites in the 'careers' section, so I could apply directly. And, thinking about it, in that way the company won't have to pay an agency's or advertising fee when the applicant (in this case, me) will knock on their door on my own.
Again, many thanks. Your words gave me food for thought and showed me yet another path.
CEO at Sensorpro.net
20 May 2006 10:00am
Try Linkedin or soflow both are good networking sites with the latter focused on marketing folk. Better yet why not start your own business? We provide a complete branded online marketing solution for marketing professionals like you. Visit our partner page for details www.sensorpro.net/partners.html and www.spinnakerpro.com/partners.html
24 May 2006 09:52am
Thank you so much for your input and advice! I've checked both of them and already subscribed to soflow which is a pretty addictive site (and that is good thing!). Regarding starting my own business, I did work as a freelancer a few years ago after graduating, but I prefer to work as an employee. i.e not to worry about tax and contribute from my experience to an organisation's growth and success.
I will visit the other links as well. Thanks again,
On 10:00:13 20 May 2006 SensorPro wrote:
ShellyTry Linkedin or soflow both are good networking sites with the latter focused on marketing folk. Better yet why not start your own business? We provide a complete branded online marketing solution for marketing professionals like you. Visit our partner page for details www.sensorpro.net/partners.html and www.spinnakerpro.com/partners.html
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