Getting a Social Media Job For Dummies, 1st Edition

  • Brooks Briz
  • David Rose
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  • ISBN-10: 1119002788
  • ISBN-13: 9781119002789
  • DDC: 302.23
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Looking to snag a social media position? This fun and practical guide shows you how to stand out from the competition and land your dream job in social media. Inside, you'll find expert and easy-to-follow guidance on where you should look for a job in social media, how to research companies to target, the social media sites where you should be active, and much more. Plus, you'll get resume and cover letter writing tips, answers to tricky interview to woo potential employers, and advice on creating a valuable social media position within your current company. You will also benefit from sample resumes, resume templates, and videos available to download and view online.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Icons Used in This Book.
So You Want to Work in Social Media.
1: The Big Picture of Social Media Jobs.
2: Seeing Yourself in a Social Media Job.
3: Key Social Media Concepts You Should Know.
Getting Your Social Media Education.
4: Roles in Social Media Revealed.
5: Foundations of Social Media Education.
6: Making Your Own Way.
7: Knowing Your Social Media Tools.
Finding Your Fit with the Right Organization.
8: Life as a Social Media Consultant.
9: Working as an In-House Social Media Specialist.
10: Living on the Edge with a Start-Up.
11: Starting Your Own Social Media Company.
Becoming a Top Social Media Pro.
12: Building Your Network and Your Brand.
13: Creating a Winning Résumé.
14: Preparing to Nail Your Interview.
15: Becoming a Star Employee.
Your Day-to-Day Social Media Responsibilities.
16: Creating Reasonable Expectations.
17: Getting Ahead.
18: Getting a Job Even if You Have One.
The Part of Tens.
19: Ten Social Media Best Practices.
20: Avoiding Ten Common Social Media Job Mistakes.
21: Ten Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd.
22: Top Ten Social Media Resources.
Glossary: Talk the Talk.
About the Authors.
Authors' Acknowledgments.