Mutual Fund Marketing Specialists

Marketing Professional Shares Plan to Promote Mutual Fund

A mutual fund is a professionally managed investment pool that is sold to the public through the sale of shares representing an ownership interest. Mutual fund marketing specialists create and update marketing materials such as prospectuses, press releases, social media Web sites, and other types of communication. Nearly 700,000 marketing managers, specialists, and research analysts are employed in the United States. Only a small number work in the mutual fund industry. 

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Chief Marketing Officers, Marketing Associates, Marketing Managers, Market Research Analysts
Duties Plan, organize, and coordinate their company’s marketing operations
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are best in large cities
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Speech
Experience Internship (entry-level); five years experience (managerial positions); 10 years (chief marketing officer)
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Enterprising
  • Hands On
Skills
  • Research
  • Sales
  • Writing
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Much Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Mutual Fund Top Executive
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Marketing Manager or Coordinator
  • Marketing Associate

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