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mediabistro.com: How to Get a Job in Social Media

Kristen Fischer, a copywriter from New Jersey and author of Ramen Noodles, Rent, and Résumés: An After-College Guide to Life, penned a guide to getting a job in social media for WebNewser parent mediabistro.com. Here are a few highlights:

Starting out: entry-level: If you’re fresh out of college and know a thing or two about social media, especially if you blog, you may be a great candidate for a gig such as social-media coordinator or social-media specialist.

Moving on up: the management level: While there are also mid-level roles, many companies and agencies only have a few dedicated social-media specialists. Agencies tend to have roles strictly for social media; marketing departments of companies integrate social media into their jobs, so you’re less likely to have “social media” in your job title. But if you want to work your way up in social media specifically, you’re ideally going for a social-media director or social-media manager title.

For more details on breaking into this growing field, check out How to Get a Job in Social Media in its entirety.

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