Despite a downturn in the economy, we continue to recognize those moving in the social media space. I’ve started this post series (see archives) to both track and congratulate folks who get promoted, move, or accept new exciting positions. Please help me congratulate the following folks:
- Sony Electronics just hired Sukhjit Ghag as theSocial Networking manager. Sukhjit will be responsible for generating content for the Sony Electronics community and will engage openly with consumers on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Sukhjit was a former producer at Tech TV and Seesmic and has a passionate following on her own site
- Randall S. Beard joins Nielsen IAG as Global EVP/GM for Nielsen IAG leaving Head of Global Marketing — Wealth Management at UBS.
- Enterprise specialist Oliver Marks joins our friends at Austin based Dachis Group. Dachis continues to grow and launched a new website this week.
- Lindsay Lebresco joins Converseon as an Account Director leaving Newell Rubbermaid of the last 2 years working on the Graco brand as Social Media Manager/Corporate Blogger.
How to connect with others (or get a job):
Several people have been hired because of this blog post series, here’s how you can too:
Submit an announcement
If you know folks that are moving up in the social media industry, leave a comment below, or if you’re feeling shy (it’s cool to self-nominate) send me an email. Please include a link to your announcement, and ensure you’re really living and breathing in the social media world –this is not a small aspect of your role.
Seeking Social Media Professionals?
If you’re seeking to connect with community advocates and community managers there are few resources
List of Enterprise Social Media Professionals
This list, which started with just 8 names continues to grow as folks submit to it. List of Social Computing Strategists and Community Managers for Enterprise Corporations 2008 –Social Media Professionals. Other job resources include:
Web Strategy Jobs powered by Job o Matic (Post a job there and be seen by these blog readers, these affiliate fees pay for my hosting) Read Write Web keeps announcements flowing at Jobwire, although is broader than just social media jobs Facebook group for community manager group in Facebook Jake McKee’s community portal for jobs Chris Heuer’s Social Media Jobs SimplyHired aggregates job listings, as does Indeed ForumOne Jobs for Social Media and Community Teresa has a few jobs, some around community New Media hire has an extensive job database Social Media Headhunter Social media jobs Jobs in social media Altimeter Group’s list of social media consultants and agencies
Hiring? Leave a comment
If you’re seeking candidates in the social media industry, many of them are within arms reach, feel free to leave a link to a job description (but not the whole job description, please)