HOW TO GET AHEAD: Career steps



1989: Tyne Tees Television, sales assistant

1991: Yorkshire TV, media executive, rising to group head

1994: LWT, client services manager

1995: Granada, group manager

1997: MTV, account manager

2000: MTV, sales director


1980: North London & Herts Newspapers, sales executive

1990: Nine to Five magazine, property section manager

1992: Channel 4 Television, sales assistant

1994: Channel 4 Television, sales executive

1997: Granada Mediasales Satellite & Cable, account manager

1999: Granada Satellite & Cable, business development controller


1978: Sharps Advertising Agency, media executive

1980: Anglia Television, client sales manager

1988: Granada Television, executive marketing director

1994: Peter Lilley Consultancy, media consultant

1995: Mirror Group, group sales manager

1998: NTL, sales director.


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1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).