Community Manager Appreciation Day 2012
When I was a kid, I wanted to be a lot of things when I grew up, a doctor, an archeologist or even an astronaut. But alas, little did I know that I will end up in a job that was not even considered a real career option until a few years ago. But it was just as fulfilling as my dream jobs back then. It continues to remind me that the world of communications that I love is all about people. Products can be great, but people are the very reason they exist.
I left my full time Community Management role in exchange for graduate school. But once you have become a Community Manager, you will always be one at heart. This post is dedicated to all the hardworking online Community Managers out there. And to those who still find it difficult to grasp what exactly a Community Manager does, below’s a colorful job description that would make even granny understand.
Illustration from Get Satisfaction.