Grand Cayman is known for it’s Financial Services, Tourism and Legal Industries, however the island is booming with additional industries such as Construction, Hospitality and Medical. So, don’t panic if you’re looking for a different type of role.
Marketing and Sales roles are on the increase and we see various types of roles from Marketing Managers, Communication Specialists, Sales Coordinators and Account Managers, just to name a few.
A Bachelor from a relevant field is typically required for the majority of Marketing roles here in Cayman, along with experience in Google Analytics and Adwords can act as an advantage. Experience with various social media platforms is also a benefit when securing Marketing based roles. The majority of Marketing roles are internally with large Financial, Legal or Insurance firms. However, we also have a variety of Marketing agencies on island who service numerous local clients with their Marketing campaigns and strategies.
When it comes to Sales, we find that the roles are a bit more flexible and it can often depend on your personal fit with the company and your own personal drive and motivation. Many sales roles on island have targeted KPI’s and will have a base salary but include commission on top of this. As we are a tax-neutral jurisdiction, anything you make, whether it is guaranteed income or additional is your own.
If you are relocating to the island, taking up an initial Temporary 6-month contract with SteppingStones, can be a great first step when hoping to secure a role on a Permanent basis in the long run within these types of roles. Roles that are offered in Marketing and Sales can prove especially challenging to secure on a Permanent basis straight away if you are relocating from overseas, therefore securing a role such as this on a temporary basis can act as your first foot in the door.
Here at SteppingStones, we offer a knowledgeable team who have almost 50 years of combined experience with Recruitment here in Cayman including what it’s like to live, work, grow up, settle and relocate to the island. Therefore we can offer expert advice to your job search.