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EP88: How to Hire a Community Manager w/ Matt Lawson

Today we’re joined by Matt Lawson, an experienced Online Community Manager. On the show today, Matt shares his journey to become an online community manager and the skills and experience he built to get to where he is today. Matt then shares how to recruit and stand out as an applicant for a community manager role and his thoughts on the emerging role of the Chief Community Officer. Matt is of the opinion that if a business generates revenue directly from their community, then they should have a CCO, but for a SaaS business? Matt says, “maybe not”. Finally, Matt shares who in the world of community he would most like to take for lunch…

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