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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!

PR 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!

We are now looking to deepen penetration in the Japan market, and need an experienced PR specialist to increase brand recognition.

We're looking for someone talented who is passionate about sharing great stories, delivering Pinkoi’s message to public, and increasing brand awareness. You'll help us formulate PR plans and strategies, build relationship with media, write press releases, speeches and other PR copy, plan and supervise events, fairs, conferences etc. Your performance and learning will be measured by measurable metrics to evaluate PR outcomes and any other related events/campaigns. (e.g.: Number of qualified new sessions / new users, page view of press release, media coverage, Media coverage) The measurements and KPI will be fixed based on your planning and discussion with leaders. You will work closely with, and report to, our Regional leader and Marketing team leader.

Responsibilities

  1. Formulate PR plans and strategies to reach Lifestyle & Consumer focused media.
  2. Make a media list and build relationship with media.
  3. Write press releases, speeches and other PR copy, pitch to media at least once in a month.
  4. Plan and supervise events, fairs, conferences.

Essential

  1. Passion for design, writing, and e-commerce.
  2. Able to engage with media and public to deliver Pinkoi’s message.
  3. At least 1 year of PR experience.
  4. Copywriting creative mind.
  5. Experience using Google Analytics.
  6. Native level in Japanese, proficiency in English is essential. (e.g.: TOEIC score over 800)
  7. Familiar with working at startups. Excited to take up new challenges.

Please email a cover letter and resume (in English) to hr@pinkoi.com (subject line “PR Specialist - Japan”. In addition, Please share at least three release articles you wrote in the past. (URL or file) Please share what kind of message/slogan you’d like to deliver to public if you’re a PR specialist in Pinkoi. (Text length: One sentence or less than 100 characters.) We will only notify those invited for an interview. Thank you for your interest.
Please apply in Japanese. ご応募は日本語でお願いいたします。

Digital Marketing Specialist - Thailand

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!

We are now looking to expand into the Thai market, and need an experienced online marketing guru to join our marketing team.

We're looking for someone talented who is passionate about sharing great stories, producing engaging content, and building online brand awareness. You should be capable of initiating creative online campaigns. You'll help us plan, research, and create content, and manage Pinkoi's Thai social media profiles (e.g., Facebook and IG).

Your performance and learning will be measured by user acquisition and engagement. You will work closely with, and report to, our Thailand Team Leader to bootstrap the Thailand market.

Responsibilities

  1. Manage social media platforms in order to reach more people who love design.
  2. Create, develop, and execute online marketing campaigns for the Thai market.
  3. Track and analyze web traffic regularly.
  4. Support other offline events, such as workshop, seminar and offline market...etc.

Ideal candidate

  1. 3+ years of relevant work experience.
  2. Native level Thai and working proficiency in English.
  3. Excellent in social media marketing and passionate for all kinds of social media platforms, including Facebook and IG.
  4. Know and like Pinkoi. You also love design and enjoy shopping at craft markets and design boutique shops.
  5. Able to engage with people online and always know what people are discussing about online.
  6. Know about analytics. Experienced in Google Analytics.
  7. Excellent copywriting skills.
  8. Able to manage projects.
  9. Able to realize your creative ideas as online campaigns.
  10. Based in Bangkok, Thailand, but required to travel to Taiwan regularly.

Highly desirable

  1. Passionate about online shopping (computer or mobile).
  2. Experienced in hosting offline events and PR.

Please email a covering letter and resume (in English) to hr@pinkoi.com (subject line “Applying for Digital Marketing Specialist - Thailand”. In addition, please find 3 items on Pinkoi that you think you can introduce in a creative way, and write 3 Facebook posts for them. You should write the posts in Thai, with the aim of bringing traffic from Facebook to the Pinkoi website. You don’t need to post them on your Facebook account, but only send us the copy.

We will only notify those invited for an interview. Thank you for your interest.

Social Media Marketing Specialist (English Content) - HK

We’re the Pinkoi marketing team, responsible for promoting the Pinkoi platform and its over 1 million products to the world. Pinkoi is growing quickly in global markets and we’re looking for more marketing teammates to help us create an even better design ecosystem!

Responsibilities

  1. Manage Pinkoi’s English social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), create posts (text, images and video), reply to customer inquiries and plan online promotions.
  2. Write the English version of Pinkoi’s member newsletter.
  3. Translate Pinkoi Zine articles. (Curate Chinese articles related to design and translate them to English.)
  4. Provide support for additional online and offline promotional work.

Ideal candidate

  1. Native level English and good command of written Chinese.
  2. Identifies with the Pinkoi concept and has a passion for design and handmade items. Possesses unlimited enthusiasm for promoting original independent design.
  3. Has an aesthetic sense, and can determine the good and bad points of design products, product images and videos.
  4. Independent personality, ability to execute and demanding of themselves.
  5. Able to proactively think about and come up with creative marketing solutions.
  6. Familiarity with online communities in Hong Kong and Macau.
  7. Possesses an acute marketing sense.
  8. Has basic photography and video production skills.

Highly desirable

  1. Previously attended international school or have lived abroad in Canada or the US.
  2. Basic data analysis skills (e.g., Google Analytics, Facebook Insights) and ability to readily use data to assist in strategic decision making.
  3. 2-3 years of experience in running an online community.
  4. Ability to use image and video editing software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Final Cut Pro.
  5. Experience working in Internet companies or startups.
  6. Frequent online shopper (desktop and mobile).

Join us and become a Pinkoist!

  1. If you believe you are qualified for this position, you are welcome to send your resume to hr@pinkoi.com. Please use the subject line: “English Social Media Marketing Specialist - (your name)”. Make sure to attach all of the following with your email:
    - Cover letter in English.
    - Resume in English. (Please also include your salary expectations.)
    - Imagine you’re the Pinkoi social media editor and create 3 Facebook or Instagram posts in English. Please simulate the Facebook or Instagram format when creating these posts and submit them in PDF or JPEG format.
    - You’re welcome to provide a portfolio of your work so we can get to know you better. Feel free to include Facebook and Instagram posts, videos, writing, or any other selected works that you’re particularly proud of.

We will only notify those invited for an interview. Thank you for your interest.

(Note: This position will be based in Hong Kong.)

Sales Manager

Pinkoi continues to develop new possibilities for cooperation with designers. In 2019 we plan to create a Pinkoi for Business sales team, leveraging the big data collected from the sales on our platform to help match design brands with mid to large sized buyers and channels, creating more revenue.

We are currently looking for a sales manager to create and lead the Pinkoi for Business sales team. We envision a team with international sales experience that actively establishes relationships with major buyers around the world, becoming a key partner in the global sales strategies of design brands. The evaluation of the sales manager’s performance and remuneration will be based on:
(a) The sales turnover generated by the sales team.
(b) The overall financial performance of the sales team.

Responsibilities

  1. Recruit and establish a sales team with international experience that is capable of working independently.
  2. Develop international B2B channels and buyers while maintaining business partnerships.
  3. Establish a best practice for the sales quotation process and set sales targets for the sales team.
  4. Integrate training for logistics services and design brand sales.
  5. Pay close attention to the income statement while adjusting sales strategies according to data.

Ideal candidate

  1. Has experience with international trade shows and exhibitions. Able to successfully develop new customers, creating continuous streams of repeat international orders.
  2. Possesses an understanding of diverse logistics options along with effective business negotiation and bargaining skills.
  3. Able to communicate and empathize with design brands.
  4. Experienced in leading sales teams. Able to set challenging goals for themselves and for the sales team, helping the team to move towards the goal together.
  5. Possess superior data analysis skills. Able to formulate sales strategies using statistical and business analysis.
  6. Able to manage sales targets and continuously improve sales performance via financial statements.

Highly desirable

  1. International sales experience in fashion, design, lifestyle, creative or related industries.
  2. Familiarity with key global trade shows and the buyer ecosystem.
  3. Understands the current state of the supply chain for design brands, from design to production, as well as advantages and disadvantages.
  4. Significant experience in international procurement, sales and successfully scaling sales.

Join us and become a Pinkoist

If you believe you are qualified for this position, you are welcome to send your resume to hr@pinkoi.com. Please use the subject line: “Sales Manager Application - (your name)”. Make sure to attach all of the following with your email:

  1. The English and Chinese versions of your resume and short personal profile along with a link to your personal Pinkoi page.
  2. Please share a project that you were responsible for and the annual international sales achieved.
  3. Please propose 3 international channels or buyers that Pinkoi for Business can connect with and provide your reasoning for selecting these channels or buyers.
  4. Please provide an estimated sales target for the first year and briefly explain the basis for your estimate.

We will only notify those invited for an interview. Thank you for your interest.