Marketing Manager Test

The marketing manager test is designed to evaluate whether applicants have the necessary skills and abilities to be successful marketing managers.


What is a marketing manager test?

The main focus of a marketing manager's role is to promote an organization's brand or products by creating engaging and creative marketing campaigns.

As part of this, marketing managers work in a team to manage all aspects of an organization's marketing, such as website, social media and written content.

The marketing manager test evaluates individuals on the abilities needed to carry out these duties. The test comprises multiple choice and scenario-based questions that assess candidates on aptitudes and skills, such as creativity, teamwork and working under pressure.

Candidates that score highly on the test are likely to be successful in the role, manage teams and help the organization strengthen its brand position through effective marketing campaigns.

About the Marketing Manager Test

An effective marketing manager creates engaging and creative campaigns that make the organization or product more appealing to its target market.

Working alongside others, they are involved in content creation, management of marketing channels, and analysis of data ensuring that any marketing spending results in a good return on investment.

To carry out this diverse role, successful marketers must demonstrate a set of common skills and attributes.

The marketing manager test provides a practical way of evaluating applicants on these essential skills and aptitudes, ensuring that you hire the best people for your positions.

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Why should you use a marketing manager test for recruiting?

To be a successful marketing manager, you must demonstrate strong communication skills, an ability to think analytically yet creatively and manage your time to meet deadlines.

These skills are often difficult to assess from a CV or interview alone, especially when candidates in your applicant pool have similar experience levels.

As a recruiter, you want to determine which candidates practically demonstrate the skills needed for this role and those that don’t.

The marketing manager test helps solve this dilemma. The test is an easy-to-administer assessment that evaluates a candidate’s skills needed to be a successful marketing manager.

The comparative data gained from the test provide you with a bias-free and cost-effective way of shortlisting candidates in your applicant pool.

Applicants that score highly on the test and meet the requirements of the role can be progressed to the later stages of the recruitment process.

Those with a low score can be eliminated, meaning you focus your recruitment efforts on only the candidates with the most potential.

Given the different skills and abilities that the marketing manager test assesses, it would be a beneficial addition to the recruitment process for a variety of roles:

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Results for the Marketing Manager Test along with other assessments the candidate takes will be compiled to produce a candidate report.

The report is automatically generated and available both online and as a downloadable pdf so they can be shared with other team members and employees alike.

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How our test assesses marketing manager skills

Candidates will need to answer a range of questions that measure industry-specific technical skills where applicable (e.g. Microsoft Excel), soft skills (e.g. project management), aptitude (e.g. verbal reasoning) and relevant personality dimensions (e.g. integrity). The results present a holistic view of how well-suited each candidate is for the job at hand, using a data-driven approach.

The format varies by type of question, including multiple-choice for aptitude and technical skills, situational judgement for soft skills and agreement on a Likert scale for the personality dimensions. This approach ensures candidates are being assessed in an accurate and fair manner, and that results reflect the true underlying qualities of each candidate.

The characteristics, abilities and knowledge necessary to be a marketing manager were identified using the US Department of Labor's comprehensive O*NET database. O*NET is the leading source of occupational information that is constantly updated by collecting data from employees in specific job roles.

During the development process, test questions were rigorously analyzed to maximize reliability and validity in line with industry best practices. They were created by our team of I/O psychologists and psychometricians – who collaborated with subject-matter-experts – and field-tested with a representative sample of job applicants who have varying experience, just like you might find in a talent pool.

Each test is reviewed by a panel of individuals representing diverse backgrounds to check for any sensitivity, fairness, face validity and accessibility issues. This ensures each candidate has a fair chance of demonstrating their true level of expertise.

Our marketing manager test is monitored to ensure it is up-to-date and optimized for performance.


Predictor of job success

Neuroworx provides evidence-based recommendations for tests to use for over 750 jobs. Our recommendation engine leverages data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).


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    All our Marketing Manager tests are written by accredited psychologists and fully validated.

  • For all levels

    We offer Marketing Manager tests for all levels so you can assess all roles within your organisation.


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    Simple, easy-to-use candidate comparison reports mean you don’t need to be a psychologist to interpret them.


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Provides all the data and high-level metrics we need to make fast hiring decisions. Neuroworx has been particularly helpful in scaling our operations since we moved to remote working.

Greg, CEO, Reverse Media Group, Australia
Greg, CEO, Reverse Media Group, Australia

Focusing on data reduced the subjective decision making from our hiring process and allowed us to reduce bias and make better hiring decisions.

Izzie, Head of HR, iZettle, Sweden
Izzie, Head of HR, iZettle, Sweden

We used Neuroworx as part of our Finance Graduate Scheme recruitment and it was just what we needed – really simple to send candidates the link to complete and clear to see how they all compared. And great value for money!

Christina, HR Director, Cancer Research, UK
Christina, HR Director, Cancer Research, UK


Curated by our team of experts

Scientifically validated by psychometric specialists

  • Our team of assessment experts is made up of I/O psychologists, psychometricians, and subject matter experts who work closely together to ensure each test is accurate and reliable.
  • Our subject matter experts are rigorously vetted and typically have several years of experience working in their industries and hold advanced credentials.

Marketing Manager Test FAQs

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, simply sign up (no credit card is required) and we'll give you unlimited access for seven days. Create as many jobs and test as many candidates as you want; you won't be charged a penny.

What is the cost for Neuroworx's Marketing Manager test?

Neuroworx operates on a monthly or annual subscription basis. We have several plans to suit your hiring needs, which you can check out here. Alternatively, you can get in touch with us to discuss a custom plan.

What are the main responsibilities of a marketing manager?

A marketing manager’s primary focus is on creating engaging and creative marketing campaigns that resonate with the target audience. Their work covers all marketing channels, including print and digital media, working in a team and in partnership with business stakeholders to ensure that the brand or product is promoted cost-effectively.

What other skills are needed by marketing managers?

Successful marketing managers draw on several skills. These include communication skills, working under pressure, teamwork, stakeholder management, logical thinking, creativity, and negotiation skills. Marketing managers also need to have strong accountability when standing by and justifying their decisions to clients regarding marketing spending.

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