Global Retail Strategy Director - Network Agency - South Korea


A truly global opportunity to work for a leading Global Network Agency in South Korea - are you interested?

With nearly 50 offices in over 40 countries worldwide our client can say they join the elite list of the world's network agencies. They offer a unique approach to how brands connect with consumers and overcome business challenges by building campaigns which help to transport people brands and products.

Our client is looking for a Global Retail Strategy Director, offering an opportunity to develop their passion for retail across all boards. This new role will involve you leading a team of strategists who work across store operations to merchandising, to link creative strategy and go-to-market planning, research and analytics, shopper journeys, store operations support, digital communications, visual merchandising, and learning and development campaigns. Partnering closely with the Global Retail Group Director you will lead the team to success with clients and in the marketplace.

  • Experience developing and delivering marketing plans to senior executive management.
  • Ability to think about process and scale above all else to work efficiently and effectively with multiple partners collectively and cohesively.
  • expert across international /
  • Korean markets and an understanding of their culture and who can mingle easily in the culture
  • responsible for working with and across various retail marketing clients and internal retail creative teams to architect and integrate visual merchandising, point-of-sale and other shopper touchpoints.
  • A key player for infusing innovation into retail experiences - exploring emerging technologies and tools, analysing and optimising shopper journeys and tracking nascent consumer behaviours.
  • engaged in driving both online and in-store activity, including but not limited to defining, measuring, and optimising this well known global tech brand's products.
  • Ability to think about process and scale above all else to work efficiently and effectively with multiple partners collectively and cohesively.
  • Responsible for connecting your client's customer's priorities, customer insights, and shopper insights to ensure retail execution excellence and a best in class brand experience.
  • Responsible in leading client's brand visions in a physical context, using technology to seamlessly connect people with their environments in a way that enhances their experience.
  • Identify innovative solutions that resolve complex technical and design challenges across the physical and digital landscapes.
  • Be able to leverage analytics to capitalise on opportunities and position with retail partners.

Is it you?

  • Min 10 years related agency planning experience, preferably with a focus in retail and shopper marketing.
  • Strong people management experience and proven history of building high functioning teams.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fluent in England, knowledge of Korean a plus but not mandatory.
  • a keen strategist but also an intuitive innovator, insightful in retail and shopper behaviour and disciplined in pursuing opportunities to deliver business impact.
  • a strategic thinker with gift for story telling in retail space. Whether it's a brand story, product story or a customer story, you know how to bring a visual brand story to life through customer journey and in store experience.
  • A strong influencer, used to working across a matrix to drive results.
  • Require dynamic interpersonal and communications skills to forge effective working relationships with key peers.

Salary: up too USA$150K plus benefits, accommodation & relocation package

So if you have great experience in retail and in planning, are grounded in solid agency knowledge and global projects and are client-friendly then we urge you to get in touch today. Click "apply" and Ali will be in touch to give you more information about the role and renumeration.

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Job Title:
Global Retail Strategy Director - Network Agency - South Korea
Contract type:
TechnologyMarketingPlanning & Strategy
South Korea
Up to US$150000.00 per annum + + bonus & benefits
Contact name:
Ali Wallace
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