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Marketing Interview Questions

Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for your interview, you should also review typical marketinginterview questions asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally, and visit the interviewing skills section of the SU Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online via Quinncia or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.

Below are sample Marketing interview questions.

-Tell Me More About Yourself
-Why Are You Interested in Working for Our Company?
-Describe a Marketing Project That You Completed Successfully
-Talk About When You Made a Successful Sale or Persuasion
-Describe the Benefits of One of Our Products to a Customer
-How long did you work at your last job?
-How long have you worked in the industry?
-Where did you go to school?
-What was your favorite subject of study?
-Have you ever managed employees before?
-Have you ever been fired from a previous position?
-What has been your most successful campaign in the past?
-What marketing strategies do you prefer to use?
-You’ve just picked up a call from a customer who claims to have not received his shipment, even though UPS confirms it was delivered. What do you do?
-A customer has just posted a negative review to the company’s Facebook page and you’re in charge of responding. How do you handle it?
-You’ve been tasked with redesigning the company’s brand strategy from the ground up. Walk me through your process.
-You’ve been put in charge of planning the company’s nationwide conference. Where do you begin?
-One of your co-workers has just accidentally posted a personal tweet to the company’s account. How will you handle her?
-What do you do to stay up to date with new marketing techniques?
-What recently-developed marketing strategy, technique or tool interests you the most right now?
-Tell me about how you handled a situation where you had to work with a difficult colleague.
-Describe a time where you made a major mistake and had to think on your feet to come up with a solution.
-Tell me about a past situation where you had to juggle multiple projects with competing deadlines.
-Tell me about a time where you had to put in significant effort up front and then wait a long time for success.
-Describe a situation at a past job where you had to take initiative.
-Tell me about a time when you received criticism and how you reacted to it.
-Share with me a past situation where you had to work with colleagues or team members who were very different from you.
-Tell me about the project you’re most proud of from your past work history.

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