Business Development & Partnerships Manager (Korean Market)

Who we are: 

World First is a multi-award winning, leading foreign exchange specialist, offering individuals and businesses access to world class products and an award winning service. With offices in London, Austin, Sydney, Singapore and Hong Kong, we offer a global service providing FX, currency hedging and international payments. 

The Team:

This role will focus on closing high value corporate partnerships and supporting e-commerce clients, and will be pivotal to World First’s expansion into the South Korea market localizing our product portfolio.
The Role:

This role provides an incredible opportunity for an experienced partnership development professional to join a rapidly expanding, market-leading company. The successful candidate would be required to develop our e-commerce and partnership offering in South Korea looking for strategic relationships or businesses that could benefit from a World First solution.
Frequent travel to South Korea is required to function effective in this role.  

What will you do:
  • Identify and approach senior management of potential e-commerce business and corporate partners, to understand specific requirements of their clients and how best to service them.
  • Responsible for closing high value long term partnerships
  • Expand brand awareness and breadth of business in South Korea
  • Mixture of both telephone and face to face business development activities
  • Work collaboratively with the account management team in driving new relationships
  • Work with the World First Marketing team to develop localized marketing material
What you will have:

The successful candidate will:
  • Have at least 2-3 years of relevant sales experience
  • Native Korean and business-level English
  • Possess an outstanding natural business development ability
  • Proven track record in a senior business development role, ideally within financial/ e-commerce/ partnership sales
  • Have experience in winning long-term contracts with ongoing negotiations
  • Experience in delivering tailored face to face presentations
  • Be able to think strategically and outside of the box

To apply:

Please submit your CV (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) to us.

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