Interesting Social Media jobs on Linkedin
So what does a Social Media manager do?
Well I ran a search on Linkedin for social media jobs, and here are some of the job descriptions:
For Social Media Manager:
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (NOT ALL-INCLUSIVE):
The Manager of Social Media will ensure that NAR has the knowledge and
skills to guide NAR staff and members in creating, facilitating, and
participating effectively in key conversations about our organization,
our issues, and our members that are conducted on blogs and other
online social media channels.
This position requires a high-energy, self-directed,
deadline-oriented individual who has exceptional communication skills
and is able to:
Monitor real estate industry and related social media. Facilitate
NAR’s participation in external blogs and social media. Maintain,
evolve, and enforce NAR’s social media policies and guidelines. Train
NAR staff and elected leaders about how to write for blogs and other
forms of social media. Monitor existing NAR blogs and create new ones
as needed to foster conversations about relevant topics or issues.
Measure the effectiveness of NAR’s social media efforts.
QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS):
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field
Experience in using and managing social media including blogs, wikis,
social networks, forums, and/or podcasts. Excellent consulting,
writing, editing, and communication skills, including an engaging
Strong sense of urgency, flexibility, and the ability to
multitask. Demonstrated ability to teach the principles of online
communications to nontechnical people. Proficiency in basic systems
administration such as permissions, content publishing, and similar
functions. Functional understanding of Web information architecture and
design. Preferred skills include marketing experience, knowledge of
HTML and XML, experience with Web content management systems and blog
software, knowledge of AP style, experience with large associations or
other membership groups, work on large Web sites, and an understanding
of U.S. government structure and the general political landscape.
For PR Consumer Social Media – Senior Account Supervisor
RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee social media offerings for Edelman’s
consumer brands group. Work closely with Edelman Digital team and any
outside Digital agencies. Digital expertise and lingo is a must, as
part of the job will be to insure that client strategy is incorporated
into all digital plans. Candidate must be technology agnostic, finding
the best possible staffing and software scenario for the clients’
needs. Candidate must be up-to-date on new technologies within the
social media space and will preferably have existing relationships with
key social media vendors (such as Gather, BlogHer and Federated Media).
SAS will work with the rest of the Consumer Social Media Group to
maintain our internal blog and train team members on proper and
efficient use of social media technologies
Qualified candidates should possess the following:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: The Social Media Senior Account Supervisor
must have at least five years’ marketing-related expertise with
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be active in the blogosphere,
on Twitter and on multiple social networks. New business presentation
skills and extensive direct client contact experience are a must.
And one at Cisco
Cisco is seeking a Solutions Marketing Manager to oversee online
marketing activities for Cisco Unified Communications. In this role,
you will be applying your knowledge of customer motivation, market
trends, and Cisco Unified Communications technology to develop, launch
and manage online user communities.
The ideal candidate is extremely flexible, has strong project
management skills, is an excellent communicator and negotiator, and is
comfortable working with multiple contributors on a variety of
Key Responsibilities include:
• Independently create and execute innovative online communities to
generate awareness, spark user imagination and build traction for UC
• Develop email, web and electronic viral marketing promotions and
incentives to grow membership and encourage repeated community
• Track community results, sign-ups and activities
• Manage forums and topics: encourage user discussions, help users
get the info they’re seeking, create forums and topics that meet the
needs of the users and the organization.
• Assist in the formulation and development of responsible user policies.
The successful candidate will possess the following skills:
• Knowledge of social media business space and understanding of Unified Communications products.
• Proven track record of creating effective online, community and direct response marketing programs.
• Strong written, oral and presentation skills with the ability to
clearly and simply articulate concepts, messages and strategies
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to thrive in a team-oriented culture
• Self motivated, performance driven professional with the ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
• Proficient user of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel (including graphs and charts) and Word.
• Able to communicate with and influence a geographically dispersed, international team.
Extensive experience managing online social networking communities and social media marketing
And another PR – Social Media Expert role states
Who We Want:
A Senior Interactive Media Strategist that is fluent in social
marketing and emerging media, with a strong professional and personal
presence in the social networking scene. This position is with a top
agency’s New York office.
What you’ll do:
-Develop strategic plans for clients
-Advise on the development and implementation of new media initiatives
-Be a new media evangelist to the agency and provide education and training
-Apprise the agency of new emerging media innovations as they arise
-Develop and lead training modules, updating as necessary
-Evaluate agency team members in other locations to determine
level of experience and proficiency in new media and to identify key
-Identify influential audiences in new media environment and develop metrics to measure the results
-Identify potential strategic new media partners for the Agency
-Assess new media environment and understand agenda-setting media
-Cultivate strong relationships with agenda-setting new media and
maximize those relationships in regards to Business Development
-Develop external thought leadership on new media
-Present to clients in new business opportunities
-Develop and market case studies on new media successes
-Develop products to support new media initiatives, such as
influencer mapping, influential communities, benchmarking of new media
-Establish and maintain the Agency’s new media standards and practices
-Promote new media point of view through various agency/CMSN vehicles
What qualifications you need to have:
-Expert-level ability with/knowledge of social networking, viral
marketing and on-line content creation, including keeping abreast of
-Strong interest in and experience with emerging media content
and online community engagement, professionally and personally
-Great and strategy creative experience, including creating high impact campaigns
-7 years + experience in the Public Relations in the New Media
space with an understanding of integrated marketing and traditional
public relations. Traditional media experience a plus
-Ability to translate trends, technologies and metrics into a clear and simple vernacular
-Client handling experience and ability
-Strong project management skills
-Ability to mobilize, supervise and motivate teams
-New media content and delivery experience