Job Description: Technical Marketing Analyst – Software

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Briefly describe a typical day:
Learn new software and demo it. Put together demos. Trouble-shoot products and software. Make new contacts. Frequent overnight travel.

How do you use GIS to help your company?
Selling GIS software is our company’s business.

GIS software used:
ArcView, ArcGIS, all extensions, ArcIMS, ArcPad

What skills do you need to be successful in your position?
Intitiative, self-learning, people skills, multi-tasking, speaking and presentation skills, general tech skills.

What do you particularly enjoy about your position?
Meeting our users, learning software, company and co-worker environment, good benefits, hourly wage, travel.

What don’t you like about your position?
Range of products can be overwhelming.

How did you get started in GIS?:
Grad school in GIS/PhysicalGeog/Planning –> 2yrs. GIS Analyst local govt. –> Current job.

How did you find out about your current position?:
Word of mouth/personal referral

What parting words of advice to you have?:
Who you know and how you present yourself will get your more jobs than tech skills alone… but those never hurt, either.


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Submitted March 30, 2001.

Job TitleIndustryLocation
Technical Marketing AnalystSoftwareWashington
Years of ExperienceEducation
Level
Salary Range
($ USD)
3.5M.S. in Geography$40,000 – 45,000/year


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