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Describe your experience using social media as part of a communications strategy. Which social media channels have you used and which have you found to be the most effective?

1 Marketing Communications Manager Interview Questions

By: Rachelle Enns

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In this day and age, a talented Marketing Communications Manager should have experience and understanding of all major social media channels. The interviewer wants to see that you have experience drawing social media into your communications strategy, leveraging its popularity to drive your campaigns. Discuss the social media channels you have used, and talk about the ones that have worked best for you in the past.

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Answer example

"I am most experienced working with the usual suspects; Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Although very effective, I have found a lot of success with other channels such as Pinterest and LinkedIn. These content-driven social sites have boosted our agency's campaign exposure, and increased the number of click-throughs onto many of our campaign landing pages."

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"My social media knowledge is strong, and I have expertise in LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and more. Of all the channels, I find Instagram to be the most effective for the audience my current employer is targeting. I have worked hard to crack the code on IGTV as well as InstaStories, which have been quite lucrative for business."

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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 01/30/2017
Last modified on: 02/15/2019
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