Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in mobile app ecosystems, digital platforms, or other relevant areas.
  • 15 years of experience managing distributed teams in a globally-scaled Product, Sales, and Engineering environment.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Korean fluently.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Business
  • Experience successfully leading and developing a partnerships team with increasing responsibility.
  • Experience addressing policy, regulatory, and legislative issues.
  • Experience negotiating and solidifying strategic partnerships and renewals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with executive business partners and advocate for partners, clients, and the business with good business judgment.
  • Established network of executive industry relationships with the ability to take initiative.

About the job

Google Play’s ecosystem is complex and constantly evolving. As the country leader of Google Play's Partnerships, you will drive the development of the apps and games ecosystem in Korea. You will lead the local organization, accelerate the success of partners on Google Play, and encourage the growth and adoption of Android platforms and products.

In this role, you will work cross-functionally to help Google Play apps and games partners improve their reach, retention, and growth and work with government relations, communications, and legal teams to anticipate and address issues. You will work with the central operations teams to deliver scalable solutions, and ensure more partners can succeed on Google Play. To ensure our products and services meet partner needs and our ecosystem remains safe and trusted, you will invest in creating long-lasting relationships with our partners. You will cultivate these partnerships to make sure they can take full advantage of Google's ever-growing suite of offerings to drive their own success.

You and your team will cultivate existing partnerships to make sure they can take full advantage of Google's ever-growing suite of offerings. You possess and are apt to see mutually beneficial opportunities with partners in order to best represent our users, products and programs and are able to coach your team to do the same.

Google’s Global Partnerships team powers extraordinary user experiences through partnerships that solve users’ needs, advance our partners’ goals, and further Google’s mission. Our team provides meaningful solutions — from helping publishers and developers grow their businesses through monetization solutions, to helping our long-term partners anticipate and navigate change in a way that delivers economic and reputational value. We build and distribute products through partnerships across a multitude of product areas, including Ads, Search & Assistant, Geo, Platforms & Ecosystems, Devices & Services, Health, Retail, Payments, Next Billion Users, and more. We collaborate across Google, ensuring a coordinated approach when engaging with our most complex and strategic partners.


  • Design and develop a multi-year ecosystem strategy in Korea to accelerate success of apps and games developers, defining priorities and building systems to track and report progress.
  • Build on Google Play’s global strategy and lead your teams to support the growing business.
  • Be a strategic partner to the Google Korea leadership team to drive cross-Google strategy and lead change in the region, including people, processes, and systems.
  • Drive initiatives for Google Play in Korea by actively influencing various stakeholders in a highly matrixed organization.
  • Ensure consistent policy guidelines and enforcement, and work with other teams to anticipate local changes and ensure Google Play is always prepared to respond.