India has a large population of internet savvy, English speaking youth. So hiring a kickass digital marketer should be as simple as posting a job on your organizations career page, and taking your pick from the hundreds of talented applicants right?
If things were that simple, every startup with a cool website and a co-working desk would be attracting top digital marketing talent and turning profitable in no time.
Where to find the top digital marketing talent
1. Target Your Competition
Spend a little time online googling your competitors and industry peers to see who has effectively implemented a digital marketing strategy.
Use platforms like Linkedin to find and approach the candidates working at thise companies.
There is no one better than your own employees to help you find the right talent. After all, these are the people who already know and understand your company cuture, and have a good understanding of what you need.
Running a referral scheme with a good incentive has often proved effective for many companies.
3. Social Media
Your Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook pages are not only great methods to connect and engage with your customer base, but also provide you with a great opportunity to reach out and let potential candidates know of the job openings in your organization.
There are also a number of specialized groups on Facebook and Linkedin where you can consider posting your job opening. Just remember that many of these groups are moderated and may not allow you to publish posts promoting yur brand or business.
4. Consider Remote Workers
There are many platforms like Fiverr and Upwork which allow you to post your projects online and connect with freelancers across the globe who are interested in working on this project.
5. Use Digifynd
You can save yourself the time and effort required to hire someone through any of the above mentioned methods by creating a free account on www.digifynd.com and posting your job opening there.
Digifynd is Indias first recruitment platform exclusively for Digital Marketing talent.
Let us help you find and hire from a pool of pre-screened candidates.