BUSINESS, SALES & MARKETING
Art directors are responsible for the visual style and images in magazines, newspapers, websites, and other printed and digital media.
Bakers are food workers who create breads and other baked goods, such as cookies, cakes, pies and pastries.
Bank tellers are responsible for accurately processing routine transactions at a bank. These transactions include cashing checks, depositing money, collecting loan payments and processing withdrawals.
Booking agents represent and promote artists, performers and athletes in dealings with current or prospective employers.
Chief financial officers (CFOs) are responsible for an organisation’s day-to-day financial operation.
Company secretaries are responsible for ensuring that an organisation complies with standard financial and legal practice and maintains high standards of corporate governance.
Corporate affairs directors are responsible for creating and communicating a favourable public image for employers or clients.
Cost estimators collect and analyse data in order to estimate the time, money, materials and labor required to manufacture a product, construct a building or provide a service.
Entrepreneurs are individuals who notice an opportunity to satisfy customer or market needs and decide how to find and use resources to make a product or deliver a service that meets those needs.
Estate agents market and sell property for clients, negotiating between buyers and sellers.
Event managers are responsible for the production of promotional, business or social events from conception through to completion.
Fashion designers create clothes, accessories and shoes for consumers.
The role of a financial accountant involves overseeing the financial accounts of a company, by keeping track of, and reporting on a company’s financial transactions.
Florists, or floral designers, use their creativity and knowledge of plants and flowers to design and assemble flower arrangements such as bouquets, sprays, wreaths and vases of flowers
Front of house staff welcome guests as they arrive. They are usually the first members of staff that a new guest meets and they must give a good impression, acting as ambassadors for a company or organisation.
Fund managers provide financial advice and services to private and corporate clients about a range of investment matters, including buying and selling investment trusts and shares or bonds.
Graphic designers use images and lettering to communicate information and ideas with a high visual impact.
Concierges are the central point of contact in that they serve the needs of patrons, providing information and personal services to ensure that patrons have a pleasant experience.
Insurance underwriters decide if applications for insurance cover (risks) should be accepted and, if so, what the terms of that acceptance are.
Interior designers enhance the function, safety and aesthetics of interior spaces, while taking into account how different colours, textures, furniture, lighting and space work together to meet clients’ needs.
Internal auditors provide an independent and objective assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of a company’s operations, specifically its internal control structure.
The role of a management accountant involves overseeing a organisation’s accounts, with an internal focus on preparing financial analysis to aid business decision making.
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Media planners study different types of media, including newspapers, radio, television, the Internet and billboards to determine where when and how businesses should advertise their brand or products.
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Medical representatives (or ‘reps’) are the key point of contact between pharmaceutical and medical companies and health care professionals, promoting product awareness, answering queries, providing advice and introducing new products.
Accountants study how businesses track their income and assets over time. They analyse, report and give advice on the financial dealings of organisations and individuals, and advise on associated record-keeping and compliance requirements.
Operations managers oversee the production of goods and/or provision of services.
Project managers are responsible for coordinating, implementing and completing new projects for organisations, usually setting up or improving an aspect of business. They manage the strategic, financial, operational and technological aspects of projects.
Public relations officers plan, develop, put into place and evaluate information and communication strategies that present a client’s (an individual or company) image and reputation.
Reservations managers are front-line professionals who facilitate the promotion, sales and bookings of a company’s products and services.
A retail salesperson sells clothes, cars, electronics or other products directly to consumers. They assist customers in finding what they are looking for and try to interest them in buying the merchandise.
Security analysts ensure the information stored on computers or networks is not disclosed to unwanted parties or modified inadvertently, and may also create and maintain security systems.
Stockbrokers are professionals who manage financial investment portfolios for individuals, companies and large organisations.
A store manager may also be referred to as a branch manager or retail store manager, and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of a retail store.
Systems engineers are the primary interface between management, customers, suppliers and specialty engineers in the systems development process.
Tax consultants are experts on matters related to tax; they prepare, give advice about and assist individuals or companies with tax filing and returns.
Technical sales engineers combine technical knowledge with sales skills to provide advice and support on a range of complex products and services.
Tour operators organise and accompany groups of holidaymakers on tours to a wide variety of locations.
Training and development managers are part of the human resources team that helps to attract, retain and motivate the top employees in the field.
Travel agents or consultants assess individual’s and business people’s needs to help them make the best possible travel arrangements, which includes booking flights, hotel rooms and car rentals.
A wine sommelier or wine steward is an expert in wine, beer, spirits, and even the proper after-dinner cigar. Typically, the finest restaurants have at least one wine sommelier.