SEEK Asia (JobsDB)

Head of Marketing

SEEK Asia (JobsDB)
Salary provided
Posted on 25 Jan 2021

Head of Marketing

SEEK Asia (JobsDB)

Job Highlights

  • Our motto: Improving Lives through Better Careers
  • Company Values: We Care, We Aim High, We Deliver
  • Customized career development opportunities

Job Description

The Role

Based in our Hong Kong office, the Head of Marketing is a key role in delivering the company’s long-term vision and growth ambitions by:

  • Driving the strategic marketing direction in both B2C and B2B segments and propositions in the local market
  • Developing the 360 marketing plan, from brand, content, social, CRM to digital in alignment with the business objectives of the local market.
  • Providing inputs to the strategic programs, championing the needs of the customer journey, from brand awareness, loyalty to conversions in local market and consumers
  • Localizing and adapting the regional strategic directions  to suit the local needs
  • Leading and overseeing the country marketing operation and driving achievement of business performance metrics
  • Drive creation and execution of local insights-driven programs; i.e, segment plans, social media management, PR programs and test-and-learn projects
  • Proactively evaluate and understand market needs vis a vis products and services offered, ensuring that our offerings are competitive and ahead of industry requirements, allowing us to provide amazing service resulting in customer loyalty
  • Build and drive a team of motivated individuals who are committed towards organizational purpose and goals, infusing in them the values and culture of SEEK Asia
  • Ensure smooth teamwork between local teams, regional counterparts and inter-unit partners, creating a culture of collaboration and excellence in the process
  • Responsible for marketing budget planning, execution and control

The role will report to the Regional Marketing Director with dotted line reporting relationship to the Country Manager. He/She will also works closely with many parts of the organization.

You will work closely with:

  • The Chief Marketing Officer and the regional marketing team
  • The JobsDB Hong Kong Country Manager, Head of Sales , Customer Care, Business Analytics, Product &Technology Team, Department Heads of local operations, Regional Project Leads including Product Delivery, Strategy and Insights
  • Manage a team of highly motivated marketers

The successful candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or MBA from reputable institution
  • 8-10 years of experience in startup, digital or online business with strong business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset
  • At least 5 years of management experience and proven leadership in managing people from diversified backgrounds.
  • A track record of having tackled genuinely ambiguous and strategic problems (i.e. where to play, how to win)
  • Proven experience in developing creative fact-based growth strategy
  • Highly analytical, structured thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ownership, drive - delivering outcomes with cross functional, cross market teams
  • Ability to establish relationships and influence senior stakeholders from a range of cultures
  • Collaborative and empathetic work style. High degree of humility and willingness to “get stuck in”
  • A passion for the online industry and bias towards innovative cultures
  • Highly motivated and with a can-do spirit

Additional Information

Career Level
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Years of Experience
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Job Type
Full Time
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Company Overview

SEEK is a diverse group of companies, comprised of a strong portfolio of online employment, educational, commercial and volunteer businesses. SEEK has a global presence (including Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, South-East Asia, Brazil and Mexico), with exposure to over 2.9 billion people and approximately 27 per cent of global GDP. SEEK makes a positive contribution to people’s lives on a global scale. SEEK is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, where it is a top 100 company and has been listed in the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies by Forbes.

Solidifying SEEK’s presence in Asia is SEEK Asia, a combination of two leading brands and, and the leading job portal and Asia's preferred destination for jobseekers and organizations. SEEK Asia’s presence span across 7 markets namely Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Philippines. The business represents revenues of around US$120M, with very strong underlying growth and profitability (being the fastest growing part of SEEK’s portfolio of businesses) and attracts over 400 million visits a year.

A cornerstone of SEEK’s growth since its inception has been the passion of its people, its award-winning culture and our people’s strong commitment to the SEEK values. SEEK provides a culture of excellence and acceptance and celebrates the diversity of employees that contribute to the success of its organisation.

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Our Culture
At SEEK we really value our culture and the way we work together to get stuff done. You will work with a group of hard-working, fun and caring people who will support you to have a successful and fulfilling career at SEEK.

Our dedication to fostering a work environment where people feel like they're making a difference every single day has helped us maintain being a leading job portal and Asia’ preferred destination for job seekers and organization.  In other words, people like to come here – and we're proud of that!

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Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Education allowance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Work from home