People on the Move in the Social Business Industry, Oct 24, 2011

The hires in the social business space continue to heat up, in fact the market research data (read the report) shows that hiring is the top spend in 2011. Expect there to be more hires over coming quarters.Both the submissions on this job announcement board, as well as available social media positions at corporations continue to pour in. In this continued digest of job changes, I like to salute those that continue to join the industry in roles focused on social media, see the archives, which I’ve been tracking since Q4, 2007.

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People on the Move in the Social Business Industry:

  • Rob Smith joins Native as Digital Analyst Website data analysis and insight.
  • Brian England joins Western Union as Manager, Emerging Media Social Media strategy and process
  • Kate Kamber joins OttoPilot Media as Associate Account Management
  • Josh Pelz joins Gansevoort Hotel Group as Chief Digital Strategist All consumer facing digital produts
  • Joel Rayden joins FreshBuzz Media – Social Media Strategy and Design Agency as Managing Partner, Vice President of Digital Strategy Leadership of strategic initiatives including business development, digital strategy, research, analytics and key partnerships.
  • Judith Cohen joins FreshBuzz Media – Social Media Strategy and Design Agency as Founder and CEO Leadership of internal and external strategic initiatives including client strategy, management, development and key partnerships.
  • Laura Chavoen joins MSLGroup Chicago as SVP, Director of Digital Strategy Drive digital growth and innovation for MSL clients and MSLChicago
  • Carla Bourque joins Buddy Media as Senior Vice President, Western Region Sales Carla will head up the opening of Buddy Media’s new San Francisco office, and will lead the company’s sales initiatives for the U.S. West Coast.
  • Ken Mandel joins Buddy Media as Managing Director, Asia Ken will oversee and manage the opening of Buddy Media’s first Asian headquarters in Singapore.
  • Wayne Kurtzman joins Pitney Bowes as Manager, Social Media Marketing Research Help direct the growth of social media strategy and analytics..
  • Norys Trevino joins Logitech as Senior Manager, Social Media Create & implement the social media strategy, coordinating with stakeholders across Logitech to ensure its effectiveness and encouraging adoption of relevant social media techniques into the corporate culture and into all of the company’s products and services. In addition to working on a metrics framework in which to track it’s effectiveness.
  • Tom Huxtable joins EngageSciences as Chief Revenue Officer Drive global expansion for the EngageSciences Social Media Marketing & Commerce Platform
  • Alex Schott joins Entergy as Manager, Social Media & Multimedia Communications Develop effective, ongoing social media strategies across all channels of social media.
  • Josh Pink joins uSamp as SVP, Corporate Strategy & Global Development Corporate Strategy, Product Development, New Market Entry & Revenue Growth
  • Ed Van Siclen joins Lithium Technologies as SVP of Business Development & Global Alliances Van Siclen will drive the ongoing expansion of Lithium’s worldwide partner network, identifying, managing and maximizing the company’s alliances and growth opportunities.
  • Emily Erekuff is promoted at Trulia as Community Programs Manager Emily is responsible for managing our Voices platform and expanding Trulia’s online community.
  • David Siegel joins Tour Edge Golf as Social Media Manager In charge of all blogger pr, and communications on the social web
  • Randy Skinner joins Telligent as Chief Operating Officer, Randy Skinner joins Telligent as Chief Operating Officer and will focus on ensuring customer success worldwide as he oversees departments for customer care, delivery, professional services and education.

Submit a new hire:

Seeking a job?

  1. See the Web Strategy Job Board, which includes paid submissions from the top brands in the world.
  2. Community Manager jobs by Jake McKee
  3. Social Media Jobs by Chris Heuer
  4. Social Media jobs, filtered by SimplyHired
  5. Social Media Job Network by James Durbin
  6. 25 places to find social media jobs by Deb Ng

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