Presentation on theme: "Sharing as a Career: Becoming a Social Media Professional Leslie Hancock, M.A., M.Ed."— Presentation transcript:
Sharing as a Career: Becoming a Social Media Professional Leslie Hancock, M.A., M.Ed.
“Doing” Social Media vs. Being Socially Engaged
Job Titles and Salaries in Austin (per Onward Search & indeed.com) Internships(unpaid or $10-$15/hr.) Freelancing/Consulting($25-$50+/hr.) Doing SM as part of a broader role(varies) SM Copywriter($15K-$40K/yr.) SM Specialist($30K-50K/yr.) Community Manager($40K-$55K/yr.) SM Marketing Manager($50-$80K/yr.) Director to Executive($100K+)
Skills Needed Familiarity with tools & ability to learn more (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, FourSquare, Wordpress, HootSuite, etc.) Strong written communication skills Some technical ability (CSS, HTML, graphics) Analytical skills