In Digital Marketing there are 1.5 lakh jobs by 2016: Experts

In Digital Marketing there are 1.5 lakh jobs by 2016: Experts

This shift in marketing practice is giving rise to a huge opportunity in digital marketing jobs. Times of India had reported that Digital Marketing will create 1.5 Lakh jobs in India by 2016.

There will be 1.5 lakhs jobs available by 2016 – Mr. V Sivaramakrishnan, Manipal Global Education Services executive president

“Going by estimates, around 25,000 new job opportunities are likely this year itself in digital marketing space.”

However, the availability of talent is less than demand. “Almost every single brand has put in place a digital marketing strategy and are struggling to hire people to execute the same,” – Mr. L Subramanyam, Trivone Digital Services founder & CEO

There is a dearth of skilled and experienced professionals for digital marketing – Mr. Premlesh Machama, CareerBuilder India MD

There has been a huge proliferation of technology that has changed the way companies engage with their clients and employees –  Moorthy Uppaluri, HR firm Randstad India CEO

India is also becoming a potential outsourcing hub for digital marketing services, with many entities taking up projects from clients in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. – Mr.Pallav Sinha, MeraJob India CEO.

The requirement for more skilled and efficient digital marketing professionals is rising at an exponential level – Mr. Udit Mittal, Unison International MD

The digital space offers opportunities to professionals working in marketing departments of corporates as well as fresh graduates – Lighthouse Partners managing partner Rajiv Burman

The growth of digital marketing segment is very promising and would create many job opportunities, “Other areas for digital marketing growth include social marketing, content creation and management, search marketing, email marketing, analytics and video production,” –  Mr.Manish Godha, Advaiya Solutions’s founder and CEO

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“As per Randstad India estimates, the starting salary for digital marketing professionals is in the range of Rs 4.5-5.5 lakh.”

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