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Benefits of joining Pinkoi

  1. You get to work with a MacBook. Work in style!
  2. Beautiful office and happy working atmosphere.
  3. We have a fridge that grows beverages; monthly afternoon tea.
  4. Endless supply of coffee from a Swiss coffee machine, and coffee beans from around the world!
  5. Every Monday morning, free take-out coffee to help you ease back into work.
  6. Enjoy paid time off in your first day.
  7. If Pinkoi’s performance targets are met, a pay raise will be given. Annual performance bonuses will also be allocated depending on company growth.
  8. At Pinkoi, we don't need to do overtime to finish our work (or even more).
  9. There's always something fun happening.
  10. Pinkoi is growing fast and going international. Join Pinkoi and you'll have an opportunity to grow and shine!
  11. Work with amazing, talented people. Everyone is a star player in Pinkoi.
  12. Our HQ is in Taipei near NTU Hospital station and 228 Peace Memorial Park. We'll tell you more at your interview. :)

If you have what it takes, see below for our current vacancies.

If there is no relevant position, you can still email your resume to hr@pinkoi.com. Share something impressive with us, something that most people would find challenging but you know; if we believe this skill or knowledge will help Pinkoi, we will get in touch!

Marketing

Business Development Specialist - Japan

Pinkoi is Asia’s leading online marketplace for buying and selling original design. We are committed to selling products that reflect good taste. Pinkoi is more than an e-commerce platform: it is a community for talented homegrown and international designers. Our mission is to empower designers, champion great designs, and enrich people's lives. We want to bring Asia's best designs to the world!

To develop our presence in Japan market, we have a mission to expand Asian good design to Japanese market. To achieve the mission, we’re aggressively promoting collaboration project with Japanese department stores, specialty shops or select shops. We need an experienced Business Development Specialist who can build a good relationship with these external partners. You will work closely with, and report to, Japan Regional Leader and Global Business Development Leader . This is a full-time job, based in our Tokyo office.

We're looking for someone talented who is passionate about building a strong business relationship with external and internal partners to increase brand awareness and revenue. You'll help us formulate collaboration plans, propose to partners, and supervise/execute the plans. Your performance and learning will be measured by measurable metrics. (e.g.: Revenue or The number of new users from collaboration projects.)The measurements and KPI will be fixed based on your planning and discussion with leaders.

Responsibilities

  1. Support Asian design brands for Japanese operations
  2. Wholesale trade with Japanese department stores, specialty shops, select shops etc.
  3. Produce and execute collaboration plans (e.g. Pop up shops) with external partners.
  4. Develop long term impacts and try new business collaborations/models/income streams.
  5. Cooperate with multifunctional global team to get intracompany resources.

Ideal candidate

  1. Business acumen
    Be able to identify opportunities, regardless external or internal, that driving growth in bigger impact and/or longer term, and perform general business hypothesis.
  2. Good listener and presenter.
    Be able to spot out the thread connects Pinkoi and potential partners for purposes of closing strategic/commercial deals and/or building potential partnership networks for Pinkoi.
  3. Strong problem-solving, interpersonal, communication, negotiation and project management skills for resolving business and key operational issues in solutions-oriented approach.
  4. Self-initiative, energetic and well-organized. From planning, execution to evaluation.

Essential

  1. Passion for design and e-commerce.
  2. Able to engage with partners to increase Pinkoi’s brand awareness and revenue.
  3. At least 1-year experience of buyer or project planning/development in retail industry
  4. Native level in Japanese, proficiency in English is essential. (e.g.: TOEIC score over 800)
  5. Familiar with working at startups. Excited to take up new challenges.

Highly desirable

  1. International experience and/or external local partnerships networks
  2. Experience at logistics industry

Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume hr@pinkoi.com subject line “Business Development Specialist - Japan”. In addition, please share what kind of collaboration projects you’d like to execute to expand Asian design brands in Japan if you’re a Business Development Specialist in Pinkoi. Also write down goal, budget, schedule of the project. We will only notify those invited for an interview. Thank you for your interest.

You can apply in Japanese or English. ご応募は日本語・英語、どちらでも構いません。

Community

Account Manager - Thailand

Responsibilities

  1. Discover and invite Thai original-design brands to open shops on Pinkoi which has potential and high quality.
  2. Increase awareness of Pinkoi in the Thailand design industry.
  3. Evaluate incoming applications for opening Pinkoi shops. Follow shops' sales figures, and provide specific suggestions to improve shop performance.
  4. Conduct seminar & webinar for designers to provide knowledge on manage shop & open international market.
  5. Pass on designers' feedback to Pinkoi HQ in Taiwan, work closely with Pinkoi HQ Teams, and create more sales opportunities for designers.
  6. Your performance is measured by the number of Pinkoi shops opened, sales figures, and designer satisfaction.

Essential

  1. Passionate about design products, and familiar with the Thai design scene/culture. You frequent craft fairs, boutiques, exhibitions, design markets, and Pop Up events. You have connections with people in the design industry/scene.
  2. Understands Pinkoi's style and ethos. In keeping with Pinkoi's products and style, you are confident that you can invite a variety of Thai designers to join Pinkoi.
  3. Great communicator. You can build trust between Pinkoi and designers within a short time.
  4. Shops online frequently (computer or mobile). You can often identify user issues with various shopping platforms. You can provide useful suggestions on how to solve these issues.
  5. Loves a challenge. You can solve problems creatively.
  6. Speaks and writes Thai and English fluently.
  7. You will be working in Bangkok. You may be required to go for short business trips to Taiwan (on a needs basis).

Highly desirable

  1. Passion for design and e-commerce.
  2. Has 1-2+ years of work experience in the online/mobile shopping industry.
  3. Familiar with working at startups. Excited to take up new challenges.

Join us and become a Pinkoist

Please email your resume to th-dr@pinkoi.com subject line “Applying for Account Manager - Thailand”. Please also describe why you are the best fit for this position in the email. Thank you. Please attach:

  1. The link to your Pinkoi user profile page.
  2. Pinkoi has developed Thai market for 4 years and currently cooperates with 1,000 Thai brands up to days. How will you help us grow the community to 3,000 brands within 1 year?
  3. Tell us about 3 Thai original design brands that are not found on Pinkoi, but you think should be! Explain why you chose these 3 brands.
  4. Introduce your favorite 1 brand on Pinkoi in 300 - 500 words.

Salary Range: Negotiable

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Relocation Expenses: Not Covered

We will only notify suitable candidates for an interview. Thank you!