Mindshare NEO | Korean Account Manager

Advertising & Creative Services Singapore, Singapore


Description

Position at Neo Media World

THE ROLE:

Based in Singapore, the Korean Account Manager is an integral position within the affiliate marketing function for Neo, working across clients and affiliates to drive successful campaigns in Asia Pacific. The candidate will have specific responsibilities to manage the Korea market for our global brands but may also work on other markets within Asia Pacific creating a broad regional knowledge. The individual will work closely with the Affiliate Director from both an operational and strategic stand point. We work with some of the world’s biggest retailers, so we are looking for the right candidate to join us to deliver exceptional service levels to these current clients from their existing knowledge in the affiliate space in Asia.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Act as the Korea Account Manager on multiple blue-chip clients within Neo’s regional Affiliate Marketing team
  • Develop relationships with stakeholders within clients and large affiliate partners.
  • Have an analytical approach whilst working on reporting and performance metrics to draw insight and make strategic recommendations to clients to optimize their affiliate program
  • Identify and recommend new opportunities to grow the business and increase efficiency for clients
  • Responsibility for financial management from an external perspective, monitoring client budget and spend
  • Educate partners unfamiliar with affiliate to enable them to work with our clients
  • Pro-actively approach and recruit new publisher partners
  • Build and deliver strategy alongside the client and Affiliate Director
  • Compiling and presenting results to the client
  • Meet and host affiliate partner events

SKILLS:

  • Analytical and numerate, with strong communication skills. The candidate must be comfortable presenting to large groups of people and senior clients
  • In-depth knowledge of affiliate / partnership marketing and the best practice on how affiliate programs are managed
  • Strong new business and performance delivery track record
  • Commercial awareness and proficiency in managing client scopes and profitability
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Seeks ownership and readily accepts accountability
  • Some familiarity with reporting platforms (affiliate networks/tools) and how they are used to manage campaign performance
  • Proven ability to develop strong internal and external business relationships

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Educated to university degree level
  • Must be fluent in English and Korean, any additional languages welcome.
  • A minimum of 4 years digital marketing experience with a preference for 2 of these years to be in an affiliate marketing focused role
  • Experience of working within Asia

 

3 BEST THINGS ABOUT THE JOB:

  1. Being part of a very supportive and understanding team that collaborate to achieve goals together.
  2. Working with some of the most renowned global brands and gaining an understanding and insights into the APAC marketplace as a whole.
  3. Working in an organisation that really appreciates its staff and goes above and beyond with training, duty of care, healthcare etc

MEASURES OF SUCCES – 3 MONTHS:

  • Begin to develop deep client relationships with the key day-to-day contacts
  • Identifies new opportunities to increase acquisitions
  • Ensures affiliate strategy is market leading & provide market insights
  • Have a clear understanding of the day-to-day implementation and reporting tools utilised by the team

MEASURES OF SUCCES – 6 MONTHS:

  • Leads quarterly reviews and project plans for your market
  • Assists in development of affiliate strategy and ensures the delivery of all aspects of the affiliate strategy
  • Maintains a healthy relationship with affiliate partners and affiliate implementation team
  • Leads affiliate aspect on brief responses
  • Leads affiliate vetting process
  • Offer management
  • Negotiating tactical campaigns with affiliates
  • Be involved with annual negotiations in order to maximise client sponsorship investment

MEASURES OF SUCCES – 12 MONTHS:

  • Lead KR client relationships, ensuring that client servicing is first class
  • Part of the training & development process for junior team members
  • Ensure the clients are kept up to date of KR affiliate media landscape, providing necessary media information and updates, competitor reports, etc.

More about Mindshare

We were born in Asia in 1997, a start up with a desire to change the media world. Now we are a global agency with more than 7,000 employees in 116 offices across 86 countries, operating as one team - #teammindshare. We believe that in today’s world, everything begins and ends in media. We aim to be our clients’ lead business partner, to grow their business, and drive profitability through adaptive and inventive marketing. We do this through speed, teamwork and provocation and by operating as a network of networks rather than a rigid hierarchy. We create new things and have fun doing it. Whenever and wherever you join us, you open a door to opportunities in any and of all aspects of media, technology and innovation. We will support you, recognize you and reward you, making Mindshare the place where you do the best work of your career.

Mindshare APAC has won 500 awards in the last year alone, including “Agency Network of the Year 2017” by both the MMA SMARTIES™ and Campaign Asia for the fifth and third consecutive year, respectively. Mindshare is part of GroupM, the media investment management arm of WPP, the world’s leading communications services group. To learn more about Mindshare and our philosophy of Original Thinking, visit us at www.mindshareworld.com and follow us on Twitter @mindshare and facebook.com/mindshareapac and linkedin.com/company/mindshare.

Neo is a full-service digital media agency and a fully integrated division of the WPP Group, the world’s largest advertising company. With more than 800 employees across 40 worldwide offices Neo puts performance, innovation and accountability at the heart of every client engagement.

About SINGAPORE

GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers’ needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means, that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients, renowned brands and media owners. Making GroupM Singapore the Number One organisation to join and develop your career in media investment.GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers’ needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means, that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients, renowned brands and media owners. Making GroupM Singapore the Number One organisation to join and develop your career in media investment.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.