A career in sales and marketing can offer very exciting opportunities. The sales environment can be fast-paced, exciting and it can also be hugely rewarding personally (and financially if you are good at it!). Someone who is confident and target driven will thrive in this environment.
A role in the marketing industry can incorporate many different elements, from running promotions, to designing advertisements. A marketing role may also include some aspect of business development and sales. It will suit someone who is creative, but also analytical.