Social Media Manager Interview Questions 

A social media manager handles the social media profiles of your company while making creative and engaging content for your target audience. He/She/They will be responsible for replying, commenting, making your organization’s presence felt and generating traffic through these platforms. An ideal candidate will have prior experience in this field and deep knowledge of how these platforms work. Google AdWords, Analytics, and keyword research should be their forte.

 Here is a list of questions to screen candidates better.  

  • Why do you want to work for us? 
  • What according to you are the qualities a senior media manager should possess? 
  • How do you define yourself? 
  • How do you think the company will be affected positively by hiring you? 
  • What do you think are the major challenges of this job? 
  • How do you think your past experience has helped you for your present role? 
  • How do you prioritize work? 
  • What do you think are your prime duties? 
  • What is the first thing you’ll focus on if you’re hired? 
  • Do you consider yourself a team player? 
  • What would your strategy of marketing a new product on social media entail? 
  • How would you create engaging content for millennials? 
  • How do you handle online trolls? 
  • What do you think of our current online marketing strategies? 
  • What do you think about paid advertisements on Instagram and Facebook? 
  • Which is the most advantageous platform according to you? 
  • How do you use Instagram and Facebook analytics? 
  • Which metrics do you keep a track of? 
  • What role does SEO play in a marketing? 
  • Tell us about the most successful Google Adwords campaign you led. 
  • What factors decrease website traffic? How can you increase it? 
  • What is vital to develop a good team? 
  • What would you change if given the chance today? 
  • What was the most difficult task/decision you had to take at your previous company? 
  • Tell us about a marketing campaign of yours that failed. What did you do wrong? What would you change if you’d the chance now? 
  • How do you deal with conflicts in team? 
  • Tell us about a time when you felt fulfilled with your job? 
  • Defend the remuneration package that you want.