The internet has brought a lot of things, and one of them is a new profession that is establishing itself firmly in the corporate world. It’s the role of the Community Manager.
It’s probably one of the first roles that any startup tries to fill, but even good old multinationals are hiring Community Managers.
As a community manager you typically manage the company’s blog and other social properties like the Facebook page, the Twitter page etc… You are in charge for interacting with the users. You build a social strategy and execute it through a variety of online tools.
This role started as a typical internship position but it’s becoming more and more strategic.
Here’s a good description of the role: “A Community Manager is the face of a company, managing communications in both directions. This digital-savvy employee is responsible for all communications, PR, social media, events, and content creation, among other things.” by Erin Bury. Read full article.
Here is a link to a Community Manager job at online research company Toluna. They are based in Paris and are currently looking for Norwegian natives.