How to hire a content marketer?

credits: Amritha Sreekumar or @ amrithaskumar91 on twitter.
  1. Social media profiles, blogs are a great way to start. Platforms like twitter indicate interests and curiosity of the candidate — what is he/she reading, talking about and how much does this person understands contemporary events, memes et al.
  2. Long-form content: This is where you separate the wheat from the chaff. Which candidates can write an article, can synthesise rough thoughts into a coherent article worth a readers’ time? Folks who claim to be good writers have a blog, and showcase their body of work. If they don’t that’s the first red flag.

Round 1

  • The write-up needs to be 600–800 words
  • Send it to us within 3 days of receiving the topic
  • How catchy can the title be? How good is the lede? Can it lure a reader in?
  • Feel free to add relevant images, charts, comics, or even memes, if you will
  • Please ensure the content isn’t plagiarised (of course, you know this already, but doesn’t hurt to reiterate!)
  • We’re looking for creativity — duh!

Round 2

  • There’s no limit to the thread — please take a call on what will work
  • Send it to us within 2 days of you receiving the topic
  • Feel free to add relevant images, charts, comics, or even memes — whatever you deem fit
  • Please ensure the content isn’t plagiarised (we can’t stress this enough)

Round 3

  • The write-up needs to be 600–800 words
  • It has to be completed in 1 hour. It has to be done live while on a Zoom call
  • Write an interesting story we will be hooked to.
  • Please ensure the content isn’t plagiarised (of course, you know this already, but doesn’t hurt to reiterate!)
  • We’re looking for creativity — duh!

Phew! Yup, almost there

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Adithya Venkatesan

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Branding @Meesho. Twitter: @adadithya. Travel fanatic. Wildlife lover. Voracious reader. Cenosillicaphobic. Logophile. Past: @gojektech @reuters @ACJIndia

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