Curt Raffi offers up interesting insights
Remember that your product and marketing are one and the same. You have to be well-versed with all the functions of marketing. Communicating an idea is still required, but you may have to execute a global reach in today’s world. If you’re starting out in your career, working at a smaller company can be good thing. It’s likely you’ll have more responsibilities and be able to establish yourself as a major player on your team. The experience and knowledge gained can be invaluable.
Be diligent and get the job done. Your hard work will get noticed, hopefully, by the right people. Be patient, look and listen. You can learn a lot by merely observing things around you. Find a mentor early on.