People on the Move in the Social Media Industry: May 30, 2009


Submissions for On the Move have reduced since the global recession. I’ve started this series (see archives) to recognize and congratulate folks who get promoted or accept new exciting positions. Please help me congratulate the following folks:

  • Bob Pearson who used to head Dell’s social media activities joins President, Blog Council & SVP, Communities at GasPedal, becomes a Partner at Common Sense Media Group.
  • I spoke to Adam Weinroth former Marketing head at Pluck, who has relocated from Austin and is now in L.A. heading marketing for parent company Demand Media. Find Adam on Twitter
  • Clint Schaff is now the New Media Director at Roll International after working in it’s in-house advertising agency Fire Station Agency, you can find Clint on Twitter.
  • John Yamasaki joined Seesmic team as a Community Evangelist, in San Francisco, you can find him on Twitter.
  • Matt Miller has been named the Social Media Manager for, a division of Miller’s, Inc. Miller’s is a print lab in the United States.
  • Fred Alberti has been promoted to Director of Social Media for Salem Web Network.

  • How to connect with others (or get a job):
    Several people have been hired because of this blog post series, here’s how:

    Submit an announcement
    If you know folks that are moving up in the social media industry, leave a comment below, or if you’re feeling shy (it’s cool to self-nominate) send me an email. Please include a link to your announcement, and ensure you’re really living and breathing in the social media world –this is not a small aspect of your role.

    Seeking Social Media Professionals?
    If you’re seeking to connect with community advocates and community managers there are few resources

    List of Enterprise Social Media Professionals
    This list, which started with just 8 names continues to grow as folks submit to it. List of Social Computing Strategists and Community Managers for Enterprise Corporations 2008 –Social Media Professionals.

  • See Web Strategy Jobs powered by Job o Matic (Post a job there and be seen by these blog readers, these affiliate fees pay for my hosting)
  • Read Write Web also has job announcements in Jobwire, although at a broader scope than my announcements
  • Connect with others in the community manager group in Facebook
  • Jake McKee’s community portal for jobs
  • Chris Heuer’s Social Media Jobs
  • SimplyHired aggregates job listings, as does Indeed
  • ForumOne Jobs for Social Media and Community
  • Teresa has a few jobs, some around community
  • New Media hire has an extensive job database
  • Social Media Headhunter
  • Social media jobs
  • Jobs in social media
  • Altimeter Group’s list of social media consultants and agencies
  • Hiring? Leave a comment
    If you’re seeking candidates in the social media industry, many of them are within arms reach, feel free to leave a link to a job description (but not the whole job description, or I’ll delete it)

    I’m seeking folks that are related to full time hands on social media strategy and community managers, to be on this list, so let me know if you see these folks, and please submit them –try to include links to announcements on blogs or on the wire. Also, I probably will not include executive management changes on this list at social media companies, as the list would go on and on, but you can feel free to express yourself in the comments!

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