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This article was published on March 8, 2011

    A day in the life of a social media manager, illustrated

    A day in the life of a social media manager, illustrated
    Joel Falconer
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    Joel Falconer

    Joel Falconer is the Features Editor at TNW. He lives on the Gold Coast, Australia with his wife and three kids and can sometimes be found g Joel Falconer is the Features Editor at TNW. He lives on the Gold Coast, Australia with his wife and three kids and can sometimes be found gaming or consulting. Follow Joel on Twitter.

    Thought those Social Media Manager listings sound like a cushy way to get paid for surfing? Think again! This infographic from Socialcast proves that the Social Media Manager’s job is a hard one. Or it would be, if not for the expensive Aeron chair every startup seems to buy their employees.

    The infographic isn’t without its problems, though. According to the image, 6% of Social Media Managers claim 10-19 years of experience, with a further 1% claiming 20+ years of experience. Social media as we apply the term didn’t exist that long ago. To those of you who like to stretch the truth a bit in resumes, at least try to be believable when you lie!

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