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Are all Marketing jobs based on commission?

I mean I was always told that Marketing is a salary based job at a minimum of $50,000 dollars and up annually. Now, how come the sales jobs that I'm being offered are commission only and if I don't make a sale. I don't even get paid just for the effort, and not any money at all. These are real jobs but they don't have a set base pay if I don't make a sale. I have a degree in Marketing to the first response of this question. I'm qualified for a Marketing job.

Asked By: God'sStrength - 1/17/2007
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Sales and marketing are two different things. Marketing includes research, advertising, public relations, media relations, possibly some graphic design knowledge and also sales. Jobs vary dramatically by title and duties. In generally, marketing is very difficult to learn "on the job" and requires some level of formal... More
Answered By: barefootgal - 1/17/2007
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I know, commission is difficult, especially when you have to wait weeks or months to get it. Just the little guy still working to make the bigger guy rich. See my profile and email me since Yahoo doesn't like for us to relay links. I had to leave the commission world and build a real International business that wil... More
Answered By: jenniferjotheos - 1/17/2007
 
Send me your CV or resume and I'll see if I can help you. I've got a marketing research / pre-sales company and I'm looking for people. The right people of course.... cause we all have to get a return on our investment of time and effort.
Answered By: toddhagen88 - 1/17/2007
 
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