Marketing Careers

Career Opportunities

More than a third of all careers are marketing related, so majoring or minoring in marketing provides a wide variety of career opportunities. Since positions in marketing provide broad experience in understanding products and consumers, they are often a pathway to the highest levels of an organization. More than half of executives in senior leadership positions have a marketing background.

Common Marketing Careers

  • Brand/Product Management
  • Purchasing
  • Marketing Management
  • Customer Service/Relations
  • Marketing Research
  • Distribution/Logistics Management
  • Retailing
  • Professional Sales
  • Sales Management
  • Global Marketing
  • Promotion/Public Relations
  • Market Analysis

Recent WSU graduates have accepted positions such as:

  • Merchandise Planner at Target Corporation
  • Underwriter Trainee at Federated Insurance Company
  • Transportation Sales at CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
  • Executive Manager at Menards
  • Financial Associate at Thrivent Financial
  • Product Manager at Fastenal Corporation