In this episode Erica speaks with Kristy Schirmer, about how she evolved from having a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Master of Public Health to working as a successful social media consultant and trainer.
After more than 15 years experience working in health promotion and public health in South Australia and London, Kristy founded Zockmelon, a social media consulting business to help public health organisations use social media effectively.
She has also developed and runs online training through the Health Promotion Social Media School.
In 2014 Kristy was awarded the Public Health Association of Australia and Australian Health Promotion Association (SA Branches) South Australian Primary Health Care Practitioner, and In 2018 was recognised as one of ‘40 Under 40′ business leaders in South Australia by Deloitte and the Adelaide InDaily.
In this episode we discuss:
• Transitioning careers in the age of digital marketing
• How health promotion and social media go hand-in-hand
• What it’s like working in a niche industry area
• The challenges organisations face implementing social media
• When online negativity is a good thing
and more.
Kristy also shares what she is learning at the moment, and her top tip to help you be prepared to do your best online…
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