Tips To Land The Dream Social Media Jobs

It’s no brainer social media is here to stay for good. Literally, over 90% of the businesses know that so as their PR agencies. Given a large number of  them in the Washington, DC area including the top three – Qorvis, Ogilvy, and ketchum who are aggressively looking to hire social media people from sales to service,  here are a few tips that will help you avoid shooting yourself in the foot during the interview:

– First thing first – Make sure you know enough about the company and their clients.

– Second – Make sure there is no spelling and grammar errors in your resume. There is always one. You are applying for a social media job. The employers are very picky on that compare to other type of jobs. You will be representing them on all the social media channels with your writing.

That being said, make sure you have a social media presence at least on these social media sites: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, and the portal to all these channels,

– Keep all your channels clean. They’ll read your Twitter account, your LinkedIn page, They will certainly check your rating on So, make sure you got your trusted peers to awesomize you on both professional and social level on that site.

– Keep yourself up to date with the social media. Although Google+  launched 6 weeks ago, you should have known about it 12 weeks ago. There is a large number of companies, particularly in social media space on  Considering their power of rating by the community, you should have a strong presence on it.

– DO NOT put down Twitter just because you are not on it. Twitter is very powerful and you should know how to use it.

Best of luck!

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