10 content manager memes spotlight the career

27 Jan 2015

Content on websites would not be where it is or as it is if it wasn’t for content managers, the focus of this week’s career memes.

What they do: Content managers are responsible for overseeing the content presented on websites. This includes writing, editing and proofreading content, uploading content, and keeping a website up to date. They also work with content producers as well as staff in other departments to execute online campaigns and ensure a website is working properly.

What they don’t do: Develop websites, ie, software development.

Educational requirements: Usually a background in computer science, marketing, or communications.

Required skills: Ability to work with content management systems, multitask, and meet deadlines; good organisational and communication skills; pays attention to detail.

Salary: In Ireland, a web content manager can expect to earn an average annual salary of €30,000-€65,000, depending on years of experience, according to recruitment agency Morgan McKinley’s Sales & Marketing 2014 Salary Survey & Benefits Guide.

Tina Costanza
By Tina Costanza

Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic. She came to Ireland from Canada, where she had held senior editorial positions at daily newspapers in Ottawa and Toronto. When she wasn’t saving dangling participles, she was training for 10K races or satisfying a craving for scones.

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