Of course, you do not want to answer that you don't like people. That type of answer would be a nightmare for any interviewer to hear! Perhaps you are more of an introvert who does not feel energized after hanging out with large amounts of people. That is okay, and you do not need to pretend to be someone you are not. Share the types of people or situations that you enjoy. It's essential to maintain a positive angle when addressing this question.
"I like being around people who are positive and energetic. I find these types of individuals to be motivating and refreshing to be around."
"I find the right kind of people to be very energizing. I enjoy being around people who work hard and make very few excuses. Those who are accountable for the work and behavior are those that I enjoy being around."
"I would consider myself an extrovert, and I do love working closely with a team, and a variety of personalities. The more I can interact with my team in a day, the better. You will rarely find me hiding in my office. I like to be in the middle of the action, encouraging and leading my team."
"People with great personalities drive my creativity! A lot of marketing is psychology and understanding what makes people tick, and what causes them to take action. I am a social person in my personal life as well."
"I do like being around people. Now, those that are negative or grouchy - of course not. Those types of people are draining. However, those with awesome attitudes are wonderful to collaborate with."
"I am a people person, as are most sales professionals. I enjoy having a great conversation with someone and getting to know them. The art of conversation is how I build wonderful rapport levels with my clients as well."
"I would consider myself an extrovert, and I do love working closely with a team, and a variety of personalities and candidates. The more I can interact with job seekers in a day, the better. You will rarely find me hiding in my office on the computer. I love to be on the phone and bringing new people in for interviews."