Dennis Crowley, ‘Cuse grad (and 2010 iSchool Convocation Speaker) may have been crowned the ‘New King of Social Media’ by Wired UK, but there are plenty of princes and princesses in the realm as well.
Over the past couple of years of my involvement with social media at Syracuse University, I’ve been impressed by the sheer number of recent (and not so recent) grads who are working in high profile social media jobs. While other areas of the job market are in the doldrums, social media hiring is going full-tilt. Syracuse grads are apparently well-positioned to take advantage of this trend, as evidenced by the people mentioned below.
One of the best ways to get your own job in social media is to pay attention to what others in the field are doing. Check out the list below, follow their work and their tweets, blogs and tumblrs, and see if you can make your own social media dream come true:
Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) New Media Producer for the Atlanta Falcons and Managing Editor of AtlantaFalcons.com. Jay also oversees the social media strategy and policies for the Falcons. His personal philosophy is ” to make our fans feel like they’re one step away from the locker room, the coaching staff, the front office.”