Monday, 7 April 2014

Beyond Posting Selfies: 11 Traits You Need To Work As A Social Media Manager

Beyond Posting Selfies: 11 Traits You Need To Work As A Social Media Manager:

 "“So, what do you do for a living?”

“I run social media for [insert the name of your favorite brand here].”

It sounds like a fantasy to spend most of your time on social media and make a living doing it, but it’s not. Careers in social media management have increased by more than 1,300 percent since 2010, according to Entrepreneur magazine.

Aside from those specific social media positions, it’s difficult to find a job listing in journalism, advertising, public relations, or marketing that doesn’t focus heavily on social media knowledge. And, with social media usage continuing to increase, the need for experts to leverage these platforms for businesses will continue growing.

But just because you’re a Millennial with a Facebook profile who posts selfies on Instagram doesn’t mean you’re cut out for a career as a social media manager. There are certain traits you must possess to be successful in the social media industry."




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