Episode 11

How you can take a digital marketing career around the world with Sam Zivot

How you can take a digital marketing career around the world with Sam Zivot

Photo of Sam Zivot Starring Sam Zivot

In the digital marketing space, there has been a steady growth of international opportunities. This has allowed individuals to easily and successfully take their careers around the world.

Welcome to Interactive Minds, where each week digital marketing and business professional Louisa Dahl, shares with you the tangible takeaways and recipes for marketing success. She is joined by a host of passionate marketers, innovators and digital leaders from across the globe. If you want easily digestible marketing tips from the industry’s top leaders, this is the podcast is for you.

In this episode, Louisa interviews Sam Zivot, the Senior Manager of Digital Marketing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Sam’s extraordinary career started within the realm of copywriting. After deciding to move into an alternative avenue, he pursued the role of marketing strategist. In 2010, he moved halfway across the world to Brisbane, Australia, where he became head digital strategist for the international retail brand, Lorna Jane.

Sam’s thoughts and knowledge surrounding digital marketing have been heavily featured in national publications such as Business Review Weekly, the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald and Marketing Magazine, just to name a few.

In this episode, Louisa and Sam discuss how you can take a digital marketing career around the world, how Sam reinvents himself in different cities, and why focusing on LinkedIn can help grow your international reputation.

Here’s just some of what Louisa and Sam cover in this episode:

  • Sam explains his career path and how one opportunity lead to better things
  • How Sam was able to put his own personal stamp within Lorna Jane 
  • The main challenges a brand faces during a growth period
  • Transitioning within a company in an international setting
  • The best LinkedIn housekeeping practices to  develop your personal reputation 
  • The next social media platform you need to get on board with


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