If you have got an interview for a Social Media Community Manager and are wondering what you should do next, please continue reading for some helpful tips and advice that will see you through to your interview.
The first thing you need to do is to read everything properly that the company has sent you including job description, letter inviting you to the interview. Have you looked into where the interview is, how long it will take you to get there, how you will get there, can you park etc. All these factors are important before attending an interview and through research will take away the nerves beforehand.
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The world of social media is a fast paced every changing environment and you need to be fully aware of the latest trends, can you predict what will be the next big thing? Any employer will want to know that you live and breathe social media and have a great understanding of everything digital.
Think about the skills you have already gained and try and match these to the job description. By doing this you can come up with examples of what you have done in the past and this will hopefully help you to think of questions that you can ask during your interview.
Try and get a feel for what they have done in the past and how they are perceived in the market place. In your role as Social Media Community Manager will be expected to have a mixture of creative and analytical skills and be able to report back as required.
You also need to think carefully about what kind of questions you may be asked and below is a list of questions that you can think about prior to your interview:
What are the most important factors that you would look at when analysing results?What social media channel are you most efficient on?What made you choose a career in social media?Although you are not bound to be asked any of those questions, it gives you an idea on what types of questions you could be asked and this will obviously vary from the company and the person interviewing you.
Be prepared and remember that there is a lot of competition amongst Social Media, so you need to be able to shine above all others.