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Brown-Forman IMC MANAGER(차부장급), Korea, Taiwan, Thailand in Seoul, South Korea


Works with the marketing team, and sits on the Marketing Leadership Team (MLT) of the markets whilst being a Key connector to Regional IMC, Global IMC Center of Excellence team & Global IMC teams to achieve excellence in the following areas:

  • Manages the day to day activities and execution with BBDO, the Asia Regional Agency.

  • Partners with local media agencies to achieve best-in-class media strategy and placement.

  • Is the Brown-Forman subject matter expert on Integrated Marketing Communications for the markets.

  • Together with the Marketing Managers and brand teams, “Joins the dots” across communication disciplines, including media, social, online video, CRM, search, website, data and analytics, and content.

  • Responsible for understanding brand positioning, marketing strategy, and tone of voice to be supported in all marketing communications.

  • Works closely with the Global IMC Center of Excellence on implementing the overall Integrated Marketing Communications planning process, including campaign measurement, evaluation and optimisation.

  • Works closely with Insights on understanding campaign effectiveness, including brand tracker (where available).

  • Content management and optimisation: Implements and, where necessary, adapt global Content Strategy and the Global Content Calendar in collaboration with marketing & sales teams. Supports Brand marketing & critical account sales teams in developing Brand communication and e-commerce plans to deliver on brand strategy.

  • Collaboration and Best Practice: Shares learning & best practice on communications initiatives (media & content) across global, market and region. Encourages cross-market communication and sharing. Provides a single connection point with Global IMC CoE and global media and creative agency partners

  • Stakeholder management with Key Account & Sales Teams: Understanding how to combine customer needs and e-commerce needs into the overall communications plan and implementation by brand.

  • Partners with key stakeholders, including finance and analytics, to understand media investment progress and share of voice/ share of market data.


  • +10 years of experience in IMC Marketing

  • Significant experience working across the Korean media landscape and strong knowledge of Korean media channels.

  • Significant ‘hands-on” media planning and buying experience gained either at client or agency or ideally both.

  • Managing communications budgets.

  • Extensive Consumer brand experience in this field is a must for this role, ideally in a fast-moving consumer goods or luxury brand company (i.e. not a B2B environment).

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking across media, social, online video, CRM, search, website, data and analytics, content and e-commerce.

  • Strong understanding of marketing principles and brand growth strategy.

  • Evidence of impactful Strategic thinking and complex project management within a communications environment.

  • Experience managing media agency teams, including media briefing and significant agency projects.


  • Communication: Must have excellent verbal and written communication style to communicate with all levels of management.

  • Collaborative: In many cases, this role will be about influencing non-direct reports. Collaboration and trust are key qualities to maximise the impact of this role.

  • Planning & Strategic Thinking: This role will require someone who can think strategically and manage the team's complex and multi-stage projects across brands and functions. Excellent project management and team management skills are a must.

  • Creativity & Rigor: This role demands creative thinking and continually pushing to “test and learn” to improve performance. As well as a creative mindset, this must be backed by rigour to set metrics, evaluate performance and share learning across Brown-Forman.

  • Passion for Diversity and Inclusion: Can work across different levels and nationalities. Respects all differences and treat colleagues with respect.

Preferred Experience & Education:

Certifications: Broad-based business education such as Business Degree or MBA.

Experience: Ideally, the candidate will have a combination of client and agency experience or extensive experience in client management on the agency side.

A career track that has included brand management, insights or another core marketing discipline in addition to media or communications would be a strong plus.

Experience in working with media and creative agencies.

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Business Area: Emerging International Division

City: Seoul


Country: KOR

Req ID: JR-00005999