Sales vs Marketing Jobs — What’s the Difference?

The Role of Marketing

Marketing Team planning their next campaign
Marketing does a great deal of research into who their customers are and their interests. This enables them to understand where they can be reached and what will grab their attention.

The Role of Sales

Salespeople speak to customers directly, demonstrating the benefits of a product enables them to assist people to make buying decisions.

The Difference Between Sales and Marketing Jobs

The Job

Marketing

Sales

Sales vs Marketing employees doing their jobs in very different ways
The Marketing Teamwork in the background creating campaigns to generate awareness and desire for a product. While Salespeople speak to consumers directly and persuade them to make buying decisions.

Their Targets

Marketing

Sales

The Environment

Marketing

Sales

Happy employees celebrating success
Sales Team congratulating a colleague on making his latest sale.

The Financial Rewards

Marketing

Sales

A Few Final Thoughts on Sales vs Marketing Jobs

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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Rachael. Adria Solutions

Rachael. Adria Solutions

Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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