In Episode 21, Linda Hoang sits down with the Alex Hryciw, Communications Advisor for the Office of the Mayor & Mayor Don Iveson, who provides a glimpse into what it’s like managing social media for the mayor.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Successes and challenges that come with helping the mayor with social
- What type of social media strategy they follow (hint: it’s not what you think!)
- What the approval process looks like
- Whether it’s weird being able to see the mayor’s direct messages (lol)
- What’s changed over her years in the role
- How to manage work/life balance amidst a crazy event schedule
- Where the Mayor’s Office tries to innovate in the social media space
- What type of content do they focus on per platform
- Process for monitoring and responding to questions and comments
- Advice for others working in social media (what you should fight for!)
- AND MUCH MORE!!
This episode was recorded at NAIT Radio & Television Broadcasting Studios, produced by Matt Matyszczuk.
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