This work didn't begin with this title.
I knew I wanted to work with Sokanu the moment I read the mission statement of the company. The words "help people find their passion" resonated with me and I knew I had to help. I knew I liked to write...but I didn't know what that meant I should do. Write a book? One day. But I was still looking for my path. I even considered becoming a career counselor when I was in high school. Maybe if I didn't know, I could help someone else figure it out.
Then the chance came along for me to help people. I started as an intern writing content for the career pages. Since my "expertise" was writing, my focus was on the Journalism and Writing careers. After that, I worked closely with Spencer Thompson, though remotely, (props to Skype) building our vision for the company and spending many hours in spreadsheets collecting data.
I had no plans to end my internship. Whatever Sokanu was up to, I wanted to be a part of it and contribute however I could.
I think that when you see a vision, and you just KNOW it will succeed, giving up is not an option. After a year and a half, Spencer asked me to move to Vancouver (a city I'd imagined living in since I was little) to work for Sokanu full time.
The rest is history. And right now.
Was there a spark that kindled your interest before you ever seriously considered being a Content Manager?
What was the most important thing you did to become a Content Manager?
What is the most important skill for someone who wants to become a Content Manager?
What was the most rewarding experience in your career as a Content Manager?