Mediabistro Exclusive: How to Get a Job in Social Media

Social media is a growing industry, and Twitter is often a large part of businesses’ marketing plans. If you’ve ever aspired to a career in social media – whether you’re fresh out of college or an experienced veteran – this article from Mediabistro’s AvantGuild is a must-read for insight, advice, and tips from the experts.

Kristen Fischer’s “How to Get a Job in Social Media” offers advice for anyone looking to launch a career in social media, including those who want to better manage a professional or business Twitter account.

For new college grads and those looking to get started in social media, Fischer gets the lowdown on what makes a candidate shine from online marketing manager at Onward Search, and the director of public relations at Maiden Media Group. Fischer discusses what it takes to move up the ladder from a social media coordinator to a manager or specialist and finally a director.

Fischer also offers up tips on how to find a social media job that’s right for you.

“How to Get a Job in Social Media” is part of Mediabistro’s AvantGuild membership. As a member, you’ll have access to this and other great articles, including “how to pitch” guides, “editorial calendar” guides and “pitching an agent” guides. You’ll also get discounts on events and courses, and other benefits. This is an invaluable resource for anyone in media, whether digital or traditional, and it compliments the how tos and guides you’ll find here at AllTwitter.