Social networking sites not only help people to keep in touch but they also make job searches much easier. If you have the right skills and know how to network with the right people, you will be able to land your dream job quickly. Thanks to the unlimited opportunities to connect with anyone and everyone through Social Media, finding social media jobs is not hard! You just need to cease being boring, get creative and stand out!
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3 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media
1. Don’t be afraid to get creative
There are thousands of applicants everyday wanting to land their dream job. The competition is fierce. Aside from having the required skills, you need to stand out. Think outside the box! Remember, there is an opportunity with every connection you make. Make an effort to connect with one new person a day.
2. Network like crazy
Damien Cummings provided some really good tips on how to start a career in digital marketing and it includes networking like crazy. You need to position yourself to be found so you don’t have to look around. Be a thought leader and be consistent in providing value to those you want to work with.
3. Find jobs on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter
There are many groups where job postings are shared by its members. You can find them on LinkedIn, Facebook and even Twitter. Below are some links which will help you get started:
With over 2,000 members (mostly hiring managers or someone connected with them) sharing a variety of interesting opportunities if you are seeking a career in social media.
Sue has regular updates on community manager positions and other social media jobs. Sue is a fantastic resource for anyone seeking a social media job.
There are various social media and community management job opportunities out there, fine tune your skills, network with the right people and don’t be afraid to let your creativity shine!
Do you have tips on how to get hired or know of any social media job vacancies? Feel free to share them with us via comments below!