Social Media Manager – The Business World’s Newest Profession
Better believe it! If you are one of those Facebook fans who spend more time updating your profile than you do sleeping, then this job is for you. You have the skills (and interest 🙂 ) needed.
Are you an official member of the “Tweeple Nation?” You’re hired! Consider the positions mentioned in the video, Social Media Assistant and Social Media Manager then start sending those resumes out.
Here’s The Guest Article From: Kate Buck
I still get funny looks when I tell people that I get paid to send Tweets and Facebook updates… While there is obviously more to being a social media manager than just playing on Facebook, the truth is, my job is way more fun and wayyy more lucrative than the jobs the people giving me those funny looks have.
NOW being a social media manager is more official than ever and is seen as a viable and high paying business PROFESSION. Check out this video and you’ll see for yourself!
In case you missed any of those juicy statistics…
On average, social media managers make $50,000/yr. starting out. Pretty fair compensation for managing social media accounts right? I bet I won’t be getting as many of those funny looks anymore
If you fit the job description of: ”Someone who understands Facebook and Twitter and would enjoy tweeting, posting and engaging customers through social media” Then there is a big opportunity out there for you.
Don’t sleep on this. Social Media was huge last year, but considering the fact that both Google and Facebook are contemplating a takeover of Twitter right now, Feb 2011, the implications for its growth this year are simply astounding!
2011 is already shaping up to be the year of Local Marketing and SMS Marketing. It’s just a natural extension to add Social Media Management to the mix.