Account Manager


We're looking for an Account Manager to join ForwardPMX to provide strategic and business ownership of our Seoul Office.

ForwardPMX provides cutting-edge multilingual digital marketing for some of the world’s most prestigious brands including Matches Fashion, Autodesk and Hilton Hotels. We’re also one of the largest independent digital marketing agencies in the world, headquartered in London with 20+ offices around the world including Paris, New York, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Having operated in Seoul since 2014, we are looking to further develop our market leading position to further drive expansion. As a key strategic partner of Google and one of the few independent international agencies certified with Naver we’ve had a great deal of success within the market.

This is a key senior role in the office, requiring client management, alongside the development of both our Korean offering and our team.

The Account Manager reports directly into the Korea Market Director.

The fundamental objectives of the role are to support the Agency with:

Performance Marketing

  • Developing strategies and executing Performance marketing accounts on Local media channels
  • Taking responsibility for a major client's account strategy in all channels related to the Korea market including Paid search(PPC&Display), Social Media, Social Biddable and SEO.
  • Helping drive our vision of digital marketing to the next level
  • Developing client and market related insights
  • Managing client budgets

Drive client engagement and delivery

  • Act as account manager across a portfolio of clients
  • Develop excellent client relationships at all levels
  • Ensuring Client contractual obligations, service levels and performance are maintained
  • Work with the performance leads and APAC team in London to ensure optimal resource across clients
  • Lead multichannel strategy and planning, and work alongside channel teams to implement it
  • Act as a digital expert for the client, and strive for new and innovative opportunities to drive the client’s business
  • Support Korea Market Director and APAC team in London with cross sell proposals. Attend client proposal meetings where appropriate
  • Keep abreast of channel and product updates within the agency, ensuring these are communicated to the client where appropriate

Support Business growth and efficiency

  • Delivering client billing and resource in line with targets
  • Support with proposals and attend pitches
  • Contribute to P&L management
  • Recognize cross & upsell opportunities and work alongside the Korean Market Director


  • +4 years digital marketing experience, preferably in a digital agency
  • Fluent in Korean and English
  • Excellent understanding of all digital channels including PPC, SEO, Display and Paid Social

In addition to

  • Excellent communication project management skills
  • Numerical and analytical
  • Results and target driven with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise and multitask, working with all agency departments as well as independently
  • Proactive, motivated, self starter
  • Confident client facing attributes

If you have what it takes, you could soon be part of a fun and friendly environment where, if you work hard, your career can progress very quickly. In return for your enthusiasm and expertise, we’ll reward you with a competitive salary and an enviable range of benefits that include a friendly and comfortable working environment, free lunch and snacks, 15 days annual leave starting from first year with additional day every full year of service, regular socials, gift vouchers for New Years and Chuseok, English tuition fee support, Friday early leave and much more…

  • 업계최고 수준의 연봉
  • 편의를 생각한 사무실 환경
  • 식대 및 간식 제공
  • 즉시 연 15일 연차 사용 가능, 매년 1일추가
  • 병가 사용 (연차와 별도)
  • 명절 백화점 상품권 선물
  • 사내 영어 수업
  • 금요일 조기퇴근
  • 야근 지양 (불가피하게 야근 하는 경우 야근수당 지급)