Black Enterprise.com | Article
AS SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK WINDS DOWN, CHECK OUT WHAT IT TAKES TO GET THE HOTTEST GIGS.
With Social Media Week in full effect in major cities across the globe—from Lagos, Nigeria to New York City to Paris—many professionals and entrepreneurs have turned their attention to a popular vehicle that’s not only driving consumer and audience interest but career advancement and job opportunities as well.
You might see the boom in social media jobs and want in. Hey, it’s just updating Facebook and Twitter—something you could do in your sleep—right? Wrong.
Social media professionals do more than that, having experience in marketing and advertising strategy, data statistics, trend analysis and content management. So, don’t just think you can tweet your way into a cool job making your own hours and working from anywhere. It takes real work and know-how.
If you have skills in audience engagement, digital media, marketing and strategizing, a career in the social media industry might be perfect for you. Here a few top jobs to consider: