Green Marketers create ways to sell items that are "green" or good for the earth.
• Make signs and symbols to put on recycled or green items that are good for the earth.
• Go to meetings to learn more about ways to conserve energy and stop pollution
• Talk to people to find ways to save energy
• Make ads, signs, or commercials to help people learn about ways to protect the earth.
Where and When:
Green marketers work in offices and visit companies. They may travel to show others new items to conserve energy. They may also work from the office or home to make new websites or do research. Most will work a 40 hour week Monday -Friday. Some may work nights or on the weekends going to conferences and visiting companies.
What or Who They Work With:
Green Marketers use:
• Mobile Phones
• Digital Cameras
• Writing software
• Design software
• Web design software
Education and Training:
Most have a college degree (4 year) with some work in sales or conservation jobs. To find work in this area, it is good to have education or experience in advertising, sales, and working with people.
Related School Subjects:
Arthur Turns Green by Marc Brown
Your Planet Needs You: A Kid's Guide to Going Green(Science of Survival) by Dave Reay and Alan Rowe
What's it Like, Living Green : Kids Teaching Kids, by the Way They Live by Jill Ammon Vanderwood
The Magic School Bus Meets the Rot Squad: A book about decomposition by Joanna Cole, Carolyn Bracken, and Bruce Degen