Marketing Instincts Interview Questions

Updated Apr 2, 2015
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  1. Helpful (3)  

    Marketing Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Marketing Instincts.

    Interview

    I started with a phone screening and was then invited to an in person interview. I met with two people together and was then invited back for a second interview. It was during the second interview that I was offered the job. They were polite and made me feel at ease. And now working with them closely we get along really well.

    Interview Questions

    • Give me an example of a project that you couldn't keep on schedule and how you handled it.   Answer Question
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    Warehouse Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Marketing Instincts.

    Interview

    Fairly easy interview process. There is a box of sweat shirts you must manage to put in to piles by "order". Then the regular "Why do you want this job" and they explain there is some driving involved.

    Interview Questions

    • "Are you available to work overtime daily?"   4 Answers

    Negotiation

    They were eager to have me help.

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Marketing Instincts.

    Interview

    I interviewed with both of the owners over Skype on separate occasions. I am awaiting a reply. Everything seemed to go well as far as I could tell. Both owners seemed very enthusiastic about their
    business. However, they did not give me the best of answers when I asked them about challenges the company faces and their turnover rate.

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    Marketing Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Temecula, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Marketing Instincts (Temecula, CA).

    Interview

    Met with CEO/President Geri. Asked a few questions, told job was challenging. Went home and got called for second interview which was the same process

    Negotiation

    I didn't have enough knowledge to negotiate

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    Office Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Temecula, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Marketing Instincts (Temecula, CA).

    Interview

    Send out emails or call you. Talk to owners sister to discuss job. Talk to owner before hired.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you be interested in working here?   3 Answers

    Negotiation

    They offer good pay, why not, but i did sell my soul to the devil.

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    Marketing Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Nothing unusual or unexpected. I've gone on several interviews after being laid off from my last position and I have to say the typical preparation for a typical marketing position interview was sufficient. Met with 2 different people, each about 30-45 mins over the course of 2 separate appointments. They checked my references after the 2nd interview, this I know because my previous manager called me. They offered me the position on the 3rd interview/appointment. I accepted immediately as I've gone to multiple interviews, sat in lobbies filled with other applicants interviewing for the same position and have not received any other offers. So there was nothing to think about. Although the position sounded interesting enough that if I did have another offer I would have probably accepted anyway. Turns out it is a really interesting position.

    Interview Questions

    • The most difficult questions was a scenario they gave me where they requested I draft a response to a client. The response wasn't hard, what was hard was worrying about the possible subject rating my response could have.   3 Answers
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    Marketing Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Professional looking staff. My first interview was on a Monday, met with a manager. 2nd interview was on a Friday...turns out casual Friday at this office...I felt over dressed and wished that I had googled the best way to dress for an office that has casual Fridays. The manager was polite and direct. I was offered the postion and accepted but the manager who interviewed me is not the manager of the department I was hired into.

    Interview Questions

    • Most difficult question was why I left my last job...I didn't want to say anything negative about my previous employer, I had a prepared answer but froze and completely stumbled.   Answer Question
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    Marketing Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Temecula, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Marketing Instincts (Temecula, CA).

    Interview

    Received interview request via email. I requested a phone interview. They preferred to initially meet in person, which I understood. There is a door bell on the outside of the building, they keep the front door locked from the outside for security, which I appreciated. It only locks from the outside, inside you just turn the knob and it opens automatically. It gave me the impression they value their employees safety and I liked that. I had worked for a company that left the doors unlocked even when it got dark early in the winter, always made me feel nervous; anyone could have walked in. They brought me into a conference room, that and the lobby were pretty stylish, modern. I could see a sharp looking modern kitchen with a flat screen tv the staff was watching while having lunch (Bravo! So I thought I'd fit right in!). Lots of marketing questions and why I left my previous jobs. In this economy, I kind of thought that was a silly question, didn't everyone leave because they got laid off?

    Interview Questions

    • What is my greatest work related weakness? Attention to detail? Follow through? Administration?   3 Answers
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    Accounting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Temecula, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Marketing Instincts (Temecula, CA) in September 2012.

    Interview

    Receive first call to come in for an interview.
    Meet with Supervisor and will tell you that they will call you for a second interview but don't beleive that until you actually get the call.
    Second interview with one of owners and maybe told that you will be interviewed a third time but again wait until you recieve a call because they could call you to hire you instead.

    Interview Questions

    • Just be flexable.
      Make sure you interview them as well. Ask questions about turnover, longevity expectations, training and make sure you ask each person that interviews you these same questions because you will get differnt answers. Micro-analyzed by video surveillance.
       
      1 Answer

    Negotiation

    We would like to offer you the position of ____ at $___, and start ____.
     How does that sound?

  11. Helpful (1)  

    Marketing Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Temecula, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Marketing Instincts (Temecula, CA) in June 2012.

    Interview

    I interviewed a total of 3 times with 2 different people. I had been laid off from my last job so the pressure to ace the interview was so intense for me, which had to do more with my internal pressure than with the interview. These types of real marketing positions with decent pay are so hard to come by in the Temecula valley. So in reality each meeting probably took no more than 30 to 40 minutes but felt like eternity. If only I knew then I would make it and be offered the job...now if I'm ever asked to interview anyone I will always remember how it feels. Interviewing Manager here was nice, polite and professional. Turns out once I was hired I hardly ever interact with her.

    Interview Questions

    • They give you a real life scenario to write and email to an imaginary client about...everything about this was easy except because I was so nervous I had difficulty getting the details down. Most important thing to keep in mind: get the details right.   3 Answers

    Negotiation

    I was offered a salary higher than my previous job and because I have been dreaming of a job in the Temecula valley where I didn't have to commute to OC or San Diego I immediately accepted. Glad I did.

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