Survey reveals marketers are overworked and undervalued.
Marketers at FMCG brands take home the highest salary on average (£47,106), according to Marketing Week’s Career and Salary Survey 2015.
The gender pay gap persists across all levels of seniority in marketing, according to Marketing Week’s Career and Salary Survey 2015, with men earning 21% more than women on average – equivalent to an extra £7,298 each year.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the need for brand diagnosis ahead of setting strategy to Premier Food’s investment in brand, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Consumers are comparing brands across sectors more than ever, fuelling Ford’s appetite for innovation. This will become even more essential given the move to electric vehicles is a “huge brand switch moment”, says marketing boss Pete Zillig.
As brands increase influencer marketing spend, it is vital to be able to accurately quantify the return on that investment.
The algorithms of big tech firms favour big brands, meaning they are at an unfair advantage over their smaller competitors. But more meritocratic algorithms would be better for small businesses with a quality product and the economy.