Company Description

RIDI, a market leader in the Korean digital content space, is quickly establishing itself as a key player among the global content providers. In November 2020, RIDI successfully launched Manta, a global subscription-based webcomics service, offering readers around the world the most delightful and accessible experience to enjoy diverse webcomics. Today Manta is a 3 million users’ favorite app and continues to reach fans in every corner of the world.

Job Description

Manta is seeking a Community Manager who is eager to gain real-world experience and work with Manta’s Title and Fan Marketing Teams to bring Manta’s original titles to the fans in the US. This is an exceptional opportunity to get exposure to content marketing and community management with a meaningful amount of autonomy and empowerment. We are looking for someone who is passionate about digital and offline marketing and understands the culture of webcomics or other bingeable contents. The role requires a highly organized individual who is self-starting, personable, and creative. The right candidate should be comfortable working on various projects and interacting with new people via digital medium and in real life.

The ideal candidate will be based in the Los Angeles area and will be working closely with colleagues based in Seoul, Korea.

Responsibilities

  • Support Manta’s Title and Fan Marketing Teams’ activities with lead generation and outreach in various channels: digital media and/or offline events and activations such as conferences
  • Cultivate new and nurture established relationships with fans of Manta and its original titles
  • Assist and be flexible with special projects as needed such as users engagement, creative content development, and market research
  • Stay up-to-date on current trends, construct insights on fans and webcomics/contents market in the US, and actively share with the marketing team
  • Work closely with the Lead of Title and Fan Marketing Teams

Qualifications

  • Required education: Bachelor’s degree. Preferably a degree in Business, Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Cinema/Television, or a related field
  • A results-focused, hard-working, critical thinker who is motivated by community building in the Los Angeles area and surrounding regions at a grassroots level
  • Highly collaborative sensibility with the ability to be open-minded to feedback and always seeking out the best idea, not just their own idea
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and strong work ethic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and appreciation of niche K-culture, webcomics, or fandom communities
  • A team player who is also comfortable working independently
  • An avid webtoon reader

Additional Information

Required Application Material

  • Resume

※ Please include the following information in your resume. 
1. Required:

- Personal information: name, date of birth, email, mobile phone number
- Academic background: school name, major, graduation status
- (If applicable) Military service details
- (If applicable) Career details: start and end dates of each job, type of employment, reason for leaving each job  
- Foreign language skills and global experience
2. Optional:
- Explanation of career and academic gaps
※We strongly recommend submitting all documents in PDF. 
 
Screening Process
- Application Review > Interviews > Offer
*It may take up to 4 weeks for the result of each stage to be communicated. This schedule is flexible, and if there is a delay in the hiring process, we will notify promptly. 
*During the application review process, an assignment stage may be added.
*A phone screening call with HR may be added.

Probation Period
- A 3-month probation period will be applied to all new hires. Depending on the performance review results, the probation period may be extended or the employment may be canceled. 

Please make a referral! : External Referral Link (https://url.kr/mfrki6)

Application Document Return Procedure 
In accordance with Article 11 of the Fair Recruitment Procedure Act (Recruitment Procedure Act), below is the procedure of returning application materials. 

- In accordance with Article 11, Paragraph 1 of the Recruitment Procedure Act, applicants who did not receive employment offers may request the return of their application documents.

  However, this is not the case if the application documents are submitted via website or email in accordance with the proviso to Article 11, Paragraph 1 of the Recruitment Procedure Act, or if they are submitted voluntarily without RIDI’s request. If a document is lost by natural disasters or any reasons that were not the fault of RIDI’s, it is considered that the returning obligation has been fulfilled. 

- Applicants who wish to request the return of application documents must submit the Return of Application Documents Form via email. In accordance with Article 2, Paragraph 1 of the Recruitment Procedure Act, RIDI will return the documents by mail within 14 days from the receipt of the Form. Please be advised that the costs incurred are to be borne by the claimant. 
   * Email: ******@*******.*** (please indicate [Return of Application Documents Form] in the subject)
   * [Return of Application Documents Form]: https://url.kr/jm8b3o

- Unless there is a request for destruction or return, RIDI retains the application documents for 5 years from the date of the final hiring decision is made, and then destroys the documents without delay in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act. 

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