Why Direct Marketers Switch Jobs—Often

Posted on by Chief Marketer Staff

The average time spent in a direct marketing job? Just a little more than a presidential term: 4.05 years. So says Bernhart Associates Executive Search LLC, a recruit firm specializing in direct marketing and related positions.

That’s not the only surprise Bernhart uncovered in a study of 1,000 randomly selected resumes. Another is that entry-level people work for 10 to 12 companies.

Granted, there were exceptions.


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