Should I Become A Social Media Specialist (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Social Media Specialists

Social Media Specialists The primary responsibility of a social media specialist is maintaining social media accounts and attracting audiences, views, likes, and engagements. They help businesses get the positive attention that they need to compete in the world today.


Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Are you comfortable creating content on social media platforms?
Are you willing to respond to comments on posts quickly?
Are you interested in helping an organization get their message out to as many people as possible on social media?
Do you have a friendly, outgoing personality?
Do you have intuitive skills that help you predict what will draw engagements on a post?
Do you have the ability to handle negative comments on your posts without becoming frustrated?
Do you have the creative skills needed to create engaging social media posts?
Are you interested in working in social media and being influential on these platforms?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Leader

People with this personality likes to start and work on projects. They also like leading people and making many decisions. You can read more about these career personality types here.

Social media specialists need to be friendly and outgoing. They love communicating with others and they are intuitive. This intuition helps them understand what people are looking for. They need to enjoy engaging with other people all the time and they have to be thick-skinned enough to deal with negative people who might respond to posts. They should have good customer service skills because they are the voice of the brand on social media.

Pros and Cons


You get paid to spend time on your favorite social media platforms

If you love social media and connecting with others on its platforms, you will get paid to do it when you choose this career.

You might create a post that goes viral

If you have always enjoyed the challenge of creating that one viral post, you have an opportunity to do so every day.

You can work in an industry that matters to you

It is hard to find a business, school, charity, or organization that doesn’t use social media today. You can use your social media skills to work on a cause that matters to you or to help a business you support.

You will meet a lot of people

A social media specialist doesn’t just create content; they are getting a message out and inspiring others to engage. You get to talk to a lot of people every day and encourage them to keep coming back.


You might work long hours

Social media never shuts down and you might need to address posts at all hours of the day. If something goes haywire, you need to fix it right away.

You deal with some negativity

You will spend some of your time making people who are unhappy or offended feel better and they can be harsh with their words.

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