How to Become a Social Media Manager

Social media is available at the tip of your finger. Internet introduces us with social media. It becomes the main part of our life. We can’t imagine our life without it. It has a huge impact on our life. But do you ever wonder how the social media works? Or how the social media manages itself? Well majority are not interested on this topic I am sure they just want to use social media easily. But let me tell you social media is a big place of posting photos, running a business and doing freelancing. And it needs to be managed. Articulation is the main power that makes social media an amazing experience.

So, here comes the main point which is who manages social medias? The answer is Social media manager. They are the one who manages and controls the social-medias.
Now many of you will ask what a social media manager is ?
This question leads us to the second point of our segment.

  • What is Social Media Manager?

Social media manager are those who simply manages the social media accounts of one or many person. They help others on how they can make social media more attractive to others. How they use their social media for their own profit.

Yesterday my sister Purbi told me that she wants a job where she can only invest half of day and she also wanted to earn a decent amount so I told her to join a course on social media or you tube where they will teach you how you can become a social media manager.

It is very easy work if you can do it but also it is a very difficult work if you can’t do it properly. No childish decision can end your career. It is a very creative work to be very honest many skills are needed.

This leads us to our next point which is the requirement of being a social media manager. In this field you need education and other skills also. You can’t be a social media manager with just reading books. You have to apply it on your works. You works will be the main source of your recognition. In this field your projects, portfolios and woks are most important. A person must be creative.

  • What are the Requirements of being a Social Media Manager?

Though you can work as a part timer in this job but you need real skills which will go to help you to excel in this field. Because good and authentic work is the main key in this field.

  1. Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in digital marketing. Or a relevant field.
  2. Professional work experience as a Social media Manager.
  3. Content management experience.
  4. Excellent Copy-writing skills.
  5. Knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics, and Keyword research.
  6. Proficiency in social media management tools like Hoot suite, Buffer, Sprout Social (or any other that your organization uses).
  7. Knowledge of online marketing channels.
  8. Excellent communication skills.
  9. Creativity is the main key.
  10. The more you gain experience the more it is great requirement.

Usually companies prefer someone who has experience. In this work experience is the golden key that you can use in any situation. Above I also said that it is a creative filed. So. You have to come up with as many ideas as possible. This industry is very fast. Here you have to be quick otherwise everyone will go to overtake you. When you become an experienced manager you will find material inside everything. And you will go to use them on your works. Many users want this.

Now comes to our next part which is:

  • What does a Social Media Manager Do?

A social media manager manages your account. He/She is responsible to make your account grow and public‘s eye catching. They use your account to get more views and engagement in one post. They edited your photo or tell the ways to do it. Suppose you are not that much social media addict, you don’t know how to make your post beautiful or attractive. Or suppose you owe a business and you want to expand it online but you don’t know how you do that in these above mentioned case social media manager is the savior. If you appoint a social media manager he or she will be responsible for your posts. They will design your posts and make them eye candy to the audience. They will promote your products and boost your post on Instagram or facebook. Their main goal is to earn as much money as they can.

I think it is clear to you what the job of social media manger is.

Now, it is a new field and if you want to shine in this field you have to update every time. If you use social media I think you might have heard the names of Kardashian – Jenner clan. If you ever go to their accounts you will find how beautifully and articulately their account is maintained. They are also influencer and business women. If you ever seen their accounts you will clearly understand what a social media manager can do.

Now, we’ve come to our last segment which is:

  • How can you get Job as a Social Media Manager?

Many youngsters are interested in this field. They see ample opportunities in this field.
You can apply in any kind of private company.
Many MNC companies also recruit people who are eligible to control or design social Medias.
Many celebrities like: Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bacchan, and Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian hire social media managers who can manage and articulate their social handles.

That’s all I can share with you.
If you want to be a social media manager start to build up your career from today.
Thank you and Good luck for your future.

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