We surveyed 2,945 content managers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical content manager. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a content manager?
Working as a content manager typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a content manager?
A career as a content manager typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as a content manager?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a content manager.
Do content managers work full-time or part-time?
76% of content managers work in full-time roles while 24% work part-time.
Is being a content manager stressful?
Content managers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as a content manager?
Some level of organization is generally required to be a content manager.
How competitive is the workplace for content managers?
Competition at work is not common for content managers.
Does being a content manager require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Content managers will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.
Are content managers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Content managers are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.
Do content managers have control over the direction of their work?
While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally content managers will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.
Is being a content manager physically demanding?
Work as a content managers is rarely physically demanding, making it a suitable option for those unable to perform physically strenuous tasks.
Are content managers exposed to a wide variety of work?
While sometimes repetitive, content managers tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.
Does being a content manager require attention to detail?
As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for content managers.
Does being a good content manager require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a content manager.