Jun 18, 2021
Mock Interview with Podcast Virtual Assistant
Whether you want to communicate a message to a captive audience or looking for ways to establish your online presence, developing a podcast for your business definitely helps. Having a podcast for your business allows you to reach their audiences anytime, anywhere. More than that, it also helps you establish authority in your industry.
Different businesses are creating. And it’s for all the right reasons. If you want to make a podcast for your business but you’re too busy doing different tasks, it’s best to hire a podcast virtual assistant.
When hiring a Podcast Virtual Assistant, you should be prepared to sift through a lot of candidates. But how do you ask the right questions and assess every candidate’s skills and experience? Well, we’ve got you covered. For this week’s Virtudesk mock interview, our Sales Manager Elias interviews one of our Podcast Virtual Assistant, Migs, for his skills, experience, and competency. Whenever you are looking for a Podcast Virtual Assistant, whether it be at Virtudesk, or at a virtual assistant directory, these are some important questions to ask when interviewing for the role.
Virtudesk Mock Interview Transcript
Elias: Hello, my name is Elias and I'm with Virtudesk. How are you doing today, Migs?
Migs: I'm very good. Nice meeting you.
Elias: Yeah. Nice meeting you as well. Uh, look, I'm looking forward to hearing a little bit more about your background. It looks like you are a podcast virtual assistant, correct?
Migs: Correct. And actually I've been a podcast virtual assistant for three months now and I was working on editing and distributing audio content to multiple platforms.
Elias: Yeah. Okay. Um, could you tell me a little bit more about your experience in managing podcasts as a virtual assistant?
Migs: Managing podcasts is not difficult. When you manage a podcast, you need to have listeners that can go to your clients, your guests, and also your listeners.
Elias: How can a podcast virtual assistant help grow my business?
Migs: Podcast connects you to who your business is selling to. For example, your customers and anyone who listens to your podcast. This communication and regular engagement, that in part, helps to develop a dedicated community around your business.
Elias: Are there different tools that you'll use? What are different podcasts tools that you will use to kind of help me out?
Migs: What I'm using is Adobe Audition.
Elias: How are you able to distribute your audio to different platforms?
Migs: We’re using Simple Cast to distribute our audio into multiple platforms. With that, we can distribute that through Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, Amazon, and also Spotify. The most recent one.
Elias: It looks like a lot of different opportunities. And I like to hear that. Look, could you give me any tips and tricks for creating a podcast just in general?
Migs: One is of course your podcast must be interesting and engaging. Number two, we should have at least three to five minutes of your audio. And number three, you should have at least 10 episodes to come up with before you publish your podcasts live. The reason behind that is if the listeners want to listen to another episode of your podcast, they will not miss it while you're creating one for the next two weeks.
Elias: I really appreciate you kind of giving me, telling me a little bit more about your background and how you're able to take care of everything. Migs, I don't have any other questions at this time. I just want to say thank you for taking the time to speak with me today and answering my questions.
Migs: Thank you for having me here, Elias. Have a great one, Elias.
Elias: Bye bye. Have a good day.
Virtudesk Mock Interview Questions to Ask a Podcast Virtual Assistant
Below are some interview questions that Elias asked Migs during the interview, and questions you can ask when you interview your next candidate.
- Could you tell me a little bit more about your experience in managing podcasts as a virtual assistant?
- How can a podcast virtual assistant help grow my business?
- Are there different tools that you'll use? What are different podcasts tools that you will use to kind of help me out?
- How are you able to distribute your audio to different platforms?
- Could you give me any tips and tricks for creating a podcast in general?
Watch the Interview
If you want to listen to Mig’s answers yourself, go to our YouTube Channel to watch the full interview.
Read More Mock Interviews
If you found this Mock Interview with Podcast Virtual Assistant, Migs, interesting, then check out other mock interviews we have done with other types of virtual assistants, including Transaction Coordinators, Marketing Virtual Assistants, Inside Sales Associates, Social Media Managers and more.
- Mock Interview with a Transaction Coordinator (TC)
- Mock Interview with an Inside Sales Associate (ISA)
- Mock Interview with Social Media Manager
If you’re interested in talking to someone about hiring a virtual assistant or what types of questions to ask your virtual assistants during the interview process, then fill out this form to get in contact with one of our Consultants.
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