How a Consumer Electronics Firm Successfully Hired a Social Media Manager in China

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Note: Some clients prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their specific names from this article. We’re their secret weapon 😉

Success Stories - Social Media Manager - TeamedUp China

What does the client’s business do?

Our client produces industry-leading, high-quality noise-canceling earplugs.

Who was hired and what was their role?

Their team was looking for a bilingual social media wizard with expertise in Red (小红书 xiǎohóngshū), Wechat (微信 Wēixìn), and Douyin (Dǒuyīn 抖音, the Chinese version of Tiktok) to help them expand their presence in China from 0-1. They found Sarah.

Sarah’s responsibilities:

  • Creating a content calendar for their social channels in China
  • Designing content for their target audiences
  • Boosting engagement 
  • Writing briefs and coordinating efforts with freelancers
  • Tracking social performance & creating insightful reporting

What was the salary of the individual they hired?

Sarah was hired for a monthly salary of around ¥25,000 RMB, or $3,450 USD.

What was the candidate’s background before being hired?

Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and has over 6 years of experience in managing China’s leading social media platforms for international brands. She came prepared with impressive metrics to demonstrate these previous successes. 

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