Fred Kithinzi is the head of Belva Digital. Belva digital is the performance Marketing Agency for Leading Brands. I got to chat with Fred about using #IkoKaziKE to source for staff and just what it takes to run a leading Ad agency. Check out their website https://belvadigital.com/ and follow Belva Digital on twitter https://twitter.com/BelvaDigital. Hope you enjoy.
- Tell us about you and your company:
Fred Kithinzi, I’m #teamBelva. I lead a vibrant team at Belva Digital – a leading digital marketing agency. I founded the agency in early 2013 to mainly quantify ROI in digital marketing thus add more value to our clients. We are currently a team of 26 .
- Your best social media platform?
Instagram. It offers variety in content formats – from feed posts, videos, stories and now IG TV. There seems to be constant innovation on the platform.
Engagement is also decent.
- What do you use social media for mostly?
Well, to make money , we are mainly on social media to help our clients connect, engage and drive users to take action. Every time we achieve this we get paid.
Personally, I use social media to stay updated, from breaking news to gossip down the street.
- How has recruiting with #IkoKaziKE been?
Very interesting. We’ve always received quality applications every time we’ve used the channel. And being a digital marketing agency, there’s no better place to look for the next hire.
- Does #IkoKaziKE help?
Absolutely! Keep up the great work.
- What advice can you give other people looking for jobs online?
You are looking at the right place. Secondly, make sure your application is as good as it gets when you see a suitable opening.
Lastly, take time to verify the opportunity if it’s from a genuine organization. Kamiti guys are busy out there.
- Any advice for young Kenyans looking to work in AD agencies?
If your friends, family think you’ve some loose nuts, ad agencies can be a place for you. It’s however very demanding. So be ready to push to the limits and have a strong personality to deal with colleagues and clients.
- What advice would you give young you?
Stop chasing happiness. Find your meaning in life. Meaning gives contentment which is greater than happiness.
- Kindly tell us your parting shot in regards to both life and work;
You can’t have your cake and eat it .