Akubo Team

Staff Spotlight | Nikko

Name: Nathaniel "Nikko" Romulo
Job title: Sales and Marketing Associate
Date hired: May 5, 2021
Education: BS Accounting Technology, Far Eastern University-Makati 
Words to describe himself: Confident, Outgoing, God-Fearing

Tell us about your career so far. What did you do before you came to Akubo?

“I worked in different financial institutions in the country and ended up as a Financial Adviser in 2018 and started my own business last 2020.”

What originally drew you to apply to Akubo? 

“I found the job post on LinkedIn!”

What projects do you work on?

“I am working with Akubo’s marketing campaigns and sales”

How did you decide to become a Marketing Officer?

“I love brainstorming ideas, creating processes and structures and also love being outgoing – interacting with different kinds of people.”

What do you like about being a Marketing Officer?

“Creating campaigns and doing sales is what I really like!”

Tell us about a typical day at work.

“Reading a book or articles, making a juice, reviewing my to-do list and talking to my supervisor regarding my task.”

What’s the most rewarding part about being a Marketing Officer?

“Seeing your campaigns get published and closing a sale! 😀 “

What do you look forward to learning?

“To implement everything I have learned to my work.”

What things are you excited about work or life in general?

“I am excited to learn more about marketing and being able to connect with different people.”

What do you find most challenging about your work? How do you deal with it?

“The most challenging part about working remotely is that I easily get distracted. To deal with it, I set specific working hours and tell people around me to not disturb me during those times.” 😀

Who or what inspires you?

“My Father”

What are you passionate about outside of work?

“I love volunteering, traveling, photography and learning!”

Tell us about three career lessons that you have learned so far.

  1. Never give-up!
  2. Continue learning
  3. Always be humble

Bonus Questions!

Tell us what your ideal day looks like.

“A sunny day while I’m drinking an ice-cold lemonade and reading C.S Lewis books”

If you could swap places with someone else for a day, who would it be?

“President Duterte!” (16th Philippines President)