Meet Maggie Gravier, 22 year-old Photographer at goBRANDgo!, St. Louis, MO. She also owns her own photography business, Margaret Gravier Photo.
Maggie Gravier graduated from Webster with a BA in photography in Spring, 2012. But before the ink even dried on her diploma, Maggie had already landed a permanent job as a social media/marketing specialist, which quickly developed into much more. How, exactly, does that happen? Five words: Maggie is a networking machine.
Network Network Network and then Network some more
“In the past year, I have become completely obsessed with social media sites,” Maggie says. “I have a Facebook page, a page for my photography, Foursquare, two Tumblr blogs, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, a profile on Rawartists.org, and Twitter.” In fact, Maggie landed her current position as a direct result of a twelve-character tweet.
“During my senior year at Webster, I did a lot of research on people in the photo and social media spheres in St. Louis. Jim, being the owner of a video/marketing company was one of those. We first made contact through social media outlets and then kept in contact through those outlets. I’ve never been one who can sit still for long, so the week after graduation I was on the job hunt. I posted on Twitter, ‘I need a job.’ Within minutes, Jim sent me a message asking if I was serious! We set up an interview for the next week, and BAM! I became the Social Media and Marketing Specialist at Parabolic Media.” Continue reading