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So You Want to Hire a Community Manager

Check out the comments below for the liveblog of the “So You Want to Hire A Community Manager…” panel at BlogWorld New York. The panel starts at 11am today, Tuesday May 24th.

Speakers:

Finding the right person to build, nurture and grow your community can be a challenge. Depending on the type of community and your goals, the necessary skills can vary widely. This panel of community strategists and practitioners will share their experiences and uncover strategies for hiring the right community manager for your community.

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Jenna-Langer

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Question: Are these companies looking for writers? How do you get a job/approach working in CM?

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Question: Corporations taking on the role of educators. What's missing in the current education system that you're finding potential employees don't have?

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David: Are you looking for a CM that already has their own influence from their personal brand?

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Audience question: Where does the social media marketer live, and who does the Facebook and Twitter updates?

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Q4: How to best support a community manager to retain them/avoid burnout?

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Q3: How does a community manager operate in a community? Issues to consider?

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Q2: What traits/characteristics to look for in a community manager?

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Q1: What's the difference between a community manager and social marketer?