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What You Do

An Marketing Consultant performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Conduct social or economic surveys on local, regional, national and international areas to assess development potential and future trends
  • Plan development projects and co- ordinate activities with representatives of a wide variety of industrial and commercial enterprises
  • Assess business opportunities and develop strategies to attract venture capital
  • Review and evaluate commercial or industrial development proposals and provide advice on procedures and requirements for government approval
  • Conduct comparative research on marketing strategies for industrial and commercial products

What You Need

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to be resourceful
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English/French)
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Advanced computer and technical skills for data manipulation and statistical analysis

Your Career Pathway

Certificates, Diplomas, Community College

Nova Scotia Community College: Business Administration - Marketing Concentration

2 Years$3,130

Nova Scotia Community College: International Business

2 Years$3,960

Holland College Business Administration-Marketing Concentration Diploma

2 Years$4,477
University Bachelor's Degree

Dalhousie University: Commerce (Majors in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance)

4 Years$11,117/year

Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN): Commerce/Business Administration

5 Years$3,330/year

University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Bachelor of Business Administration

4 Years$6,270/year