Finding Social Media Job Listings and Researching Companies
Finding social media job listings and researching a company you’re interested in is easier online if you know some search tips. Whether you’re looking for an entry-level social media job or are ready for team management, finding hidden job listings — even deep in a company’s website — is possible with these techniques.
|Approach||What to Include||Example|
|Mix up the search.||If you’re searching for a company that uses an
ampersand (&) in its name, try searching with and without the
ampersand. Also, try replacing the ampersand with the word and.
Search with, and without, abbreviations.
|noodles & company
noodles and company
noodles & co
|Use job.||Include the word job or jobs (or career/careers) at the
beginning of your search entry.
|Job social media|
|Put specific job titles inside quotation marks.||The marks make the search engine look for the exact
|“Social Media Manager”
“Director of Marketing and Social Media”
|Try a search with and or or.||Use the word OR or AND, in all capital letters, between two
or more options.
|manager OR director AND social media OR marketing OR pr OR
|Exclude results.||As you narrow down results, you may want to remove details
that don’t apply to your search. Use a minus sign (–) in
front of the word you wish to exclude.
|“Media Manager” -print|
|Focus your search on a specific site.||You delve deep into a company’s website. Type site: followed
by the domain name you want searched. Don’t put a space
between site: and the domain name.
“social media” job site:wholefoodsmarket.com
|Blend technique.||Combine the techniques into one long search
|“media” OR “social” OR “marketing” job OR jobs
site:wholefoodsmarket.com AND (California OR CA)