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Marketing Manager - South Korea Job in South Korea
Koala , South Korea

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 30, 2021
Last Date
Jun 30, 2021

Job Description

Koala is a high-growth eCommerce startup originating in Sydney, Australia. We provide furniture for the digital age, and have become well known in Australia and Japan because of our approach to marketing and retail which is more akin to a tech-company. Our mission is to become the smartest way to buy high-quality furniture online. Combining customer-centric products, a world-class technology and fulfilment platform, incredible customer service and social good, we are changing the way people buy and enjoy furniture.

Why we have this role @ Koala

Based on our success in Australia and Japan, we are expanding our business to Korea and looking for a seasoned marketing manager who will lead and implement marketing activities for Korea to grow the business together. This role will report into our Marketing Director in Korea and will work closely with them on both strategic and more execution focussed marketing and brand activities.


Key responsibilities

  • Plan, execute and optimize local marketing activities of koala products to deliver excellent campaigns and messages to target consumers
  • Be creative and disruptive in planning IMC marketing creative ideas for TVC/digital/social
  • Plan the media and traffic by funnel from ATL to digital and analyse performance
  • Plan the marketing content on the website pages from homepage banners to product detail pages
  • Collaborate with other global or local teams, finding synergy, insights and opportunities across the business for growth
  • Work closely with our selected creative and media agency to ensure insightful planning and military execution
  • Bring a revenue amp; growth-oriented mindset and optimize ROI
  • Ensure all brand activities are globally aligned and locally relevant
  • Add to Koala’s progressive and collaborative working environment by communicating effectively and working together to deliver our vision, values and business strategy

Ideal background

  • A strong candidate with +8 years’ experience in IMC marketing campaigns in fast-paced B2C environments
  • Experience of the digital marketing channel mix
  • Solid track record in driving growth from marketing campaigns and partnerships
  • Experience in new product campaign launch and world-class B2C brands
  • Experience in performance marketing and optimization
  • Strong communication skills both in Korean and English
  • Is a self-starter who is proactive, solutions-focused and has an innate desire to challenge the status quo


Treehouse Perks and Privileges

Koala is only as good as its employees are happy - and we’re one happy globally growing bunch! We offer our teams flexible working options with the freedom and autonomy to do their best work in a way that works for them. Whether that’s hanging out in our Treehouse (this is what we call our office) in Gangnam Business District, casual Fridays every day, or enjoying the 20 days annual personal leave, you decide whatever helps you find your flow! The Treehouse has plenty of activities to get involved with and help you get to know your fellow Koalas better, as well as Koala products for employees and discounts for family and friends. We also recognise that we can’t grow as a brand unless we support the growth of our teams so this is a strong focus for us. At Koala, we support the whole you! Our employee experience respects and embraces all families, formed, found and evolving; and we're an inclusive workplace that celebrates diversity. Finally, we believe that simply doing ‘no harm’ isn’t good enough and business can only thrive if society and nature thrive too. How are we doing our part? BCorp Certified, WWF Partnership, and so much more. All in all, the Koala Kommunity is a great place to hang out in and belong to!

Koalities we look for

At Koala, we do things a little differently and we don’t shy away from the fact that we expect a lot from our employees. We want you to challenge expectations, always look to make a difference and give us something out of the norm. We want people who bring great energy, have a growth mindset and are always curious to find new angles and approaches to the way we work. We're a team full of entrepreneurial spirit and have a relentless focus on 'what's next' but while always reviewing 'what's been done' and learning, growing and adapting. We're confident, but never arrogant and super adaptable. Ambition, curiosity and selflessness drive everything we do, as well as a total focus on exceeding our customers’ expectations; surprising and delighting! So if you feel like this could be you... drop us a line, and let's see what you've got! ;)

Job Specification


Information Technology and Services - Seoul, South Korea