Job Openings Korean Business Development Executive (Webtoon)

About the job Korean Business Development Executive (Webtoon)

About Us 

As one of Vietnams pioneering product companies, INKR Global is comprised of passionate builders driven by the desire to build impactful technology products on a global scale. 

In 10 years, we have managed to build several successful tech products, including Fuzel Collage, KeepShot, Woodpost, etc. 

Our products were featured globally as Editors Choice and "Best App of The Year" on both the App Store & Play Store, as well as TechCrunch, Wall Street Journal, TheNextWeb, TechInAsia, e27, etc. 

We help comics publishers and creators reach more readers globally while making amazing content available to readers, no matter where they are. 

How We're Different 

When you join us, your work matters. Everything you work on directly impacts millions of people worldwide. Your voice matters. Everything you contribute shapes the future and direction of the company. 

You have room to grow. If you are willing to learn, we are willing to support you. We are committed to investing in our people the benefits we offer to every member of INKR Global reflect our philosophy. 

Top 3 Reasons To Join Our Team 
  • Directly have a say in which content to secure, localize, and promote, you have the ownership you desire to fulfill the job.
  • Broaden your network in the global content industry, both with big-name publishers and rising indie artists.
  • And be the first to read some of the best comics around.
Job Scope
  1. Research suitable content that INKR readers would read and pay for
    1. Keep tab on industrys trends and relevant events
  2. Work out optimal deals to secure the required content from Content Partners
    1. Build up contacts and maintain relationships with CPs
    2. Negotiate contract terms and facilitate contract signing
  3. Coordinate with production team for effective release schedule and promotion of the content
    1. Ensure suitable localization requirements depending on the contents appeal and launch plan
  4. Collaborate with Platform and Marketing teams to attract new readers to INKR
    1. Brainstorm and propose content events and secure necessary clearance from CPs
Job Outcomes
  1. GMV: if you do your job well, our Gross Merchandise Value should increase reflecting on our capability to sell and promote content to the right readers.
  2. Strong relationship with CPs: its important to maintain and build rapport with our CPs not only to secure content at a more favorable terms, but also to enable us to have more freedom when it comes to content pricing and promotion.
Job Specifications
  • Domain Expertise
    • Comics licensing
    • Content promotion
  • Experience Requirements
    • Content licensing experience
    • Business development
  • Skills / Knowledge Requirements
    • Must-Haves
      • BD experience  
      • Korean proficiency
    • Should-Haves 
      • Content licensing knowledge & experience
    • Nice-To-Haves
      • Comics industry acumen
At INKR, we've learnt that at the end of the day, we bring in the people, not the skillset, so here are what we can provide you beyond the job itself:

What does it take to be successful in this role?

  • Great understanding of the content industry and networks is your weapon to join the battle field.
  • Winning a tough deal is the most exiting job youve experienced and longed for more in your career.

What is open for me beyond this role as a career?

  • Head of Content Licensing.

What does the probation assessment look like?

  • Assessment from Direct Report on actual work achieved.
  • Feedback from team members on working dynamics.

Last but not least, check out our story at: ourstory.inkr.com

And hope to talk to you soon!