[JOB OPENINGS] JOIN THE ALTHEA FAMILY


Althea is the largest Korean beauty digital destination in Southeast Asia. We are currently in MY, SG, PH, ID, TH, US and the rest of the world. This year we are excited to say that we are launching our own private brand line as well as offline stores in SEA. We are founded by K-beauty and e-commerce veterans from Rocket, Memebox, Clio, TicketMonster (the largest e-commerce in Korea) and Lotte, and we are backed by major VC funds from SEA and Korea as well as institutional investors. We recently closed Series B round, and raised more than 8-figure USD funds as of today. Read more about Althea in https://www.forbes.com/sites/cmalasig/2016/08/01/this-year-old-startup-is-now-southeast-asias-largest-online-korean-beauty-market/.
We have won awards from MDEC (Multimedia Development Corporation) including "Rookie of The Year Award 2015" and "Top 10 SMEs by Local Gross Merchandise Volume 2016". We also won the “Employer Of Choice - My Dream Office Space Contest 2017" from Jobstore.

We are a young, open and dynamic team and we are looking for talented, energetic and self-driven individuals to be a part of this team.

Below are the positions that are currently available. For more information about the positions, please scroll down.

  1. SNS EXECUTIVE (TAIWAN)
  2. BLOGGERS RELATIONS (SENIOR MANAGER) 
  3. SOFTWARE ENGINEER 
  4. UI/UX LEAD DESIGNER 
  5. CONTENT DESIGNER/GRAPHIC DESIGNER 

Positions are based in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Our office building is connected to the Bangsar LTR Station in Kuala Lumpur. Interested applicants, please e-mail your resume and portfolio (where applicable) to Ms Jo Chew at hr@althea.kr

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SNS EXECUTIVE (TAIWAN)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Excellent copywriting on online and offline content in traditional Mandarin language. 
  • Create, propose, manage and monitor the content of Althea social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, etc.
  • Assist in monitoring and managing marketing and promotional activities in all Althea social media channels
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal  format, and build and maintain relationships
  • Good technical understanding and can pick up new tools quickly
  • Assist head of the department and/or manager
  • Liaise with other departments relevant to the growth of Althea

Requirements:
  • At least a Diploma in Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Event Management, and/or Marketing
  • At least one (1) year of work experience in a related field
  • Ability to communicate in the English Language
  • Ability to read and write in traditional Mandarin language is compulsory
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants
  • Strong writing skills are crucial, both formally and creatively
  • Passionate user of social media especially Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
  • Knowledge of intermediate in Microsoft Application, and administrate Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram is a must
  • Beauty Blogger are strongly encouraged to apply
BLOGGERS RELATIONS (SENIOR MANAGER)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing Althea Korea's Blogger community
  • Managing Althea Ambassador's program and/or influencer programs
  • Building relationships with influencers, bloggers and/or media across social media platforms
  • Developing and implementing blogger relations strategy
  • Creating meaningful conversations for Althea Korea on social media
  • Preparing and distributing Press Releases to media
  • Organising events, activities, interviews relevant to the growth of Althea Beauty
  • Assist the Head of Creative Communications and/or liaise with other departments relevant to the growth of Althea

Requirements:
  • At least a Diploma in Mass Communication, Public Relations, and/or equivalent
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of work experience in the related field
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and bloggers, communities, and/or influencer network
  • Strong writing skills are crucial, both formally and creatively
  • Possess social and networking skills relevant to the industry


SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide solutions, develop and maintain websites, and other related internal and external activities in the areas of :
  • Payment processing (both check-out and backend)
  • Serving websites and mobile apps to large audience (high concurrency)
  • Various marketing tools
  • Mass data handling and validation
  • Shipping and logistics
Requirements:
  • One (1) to three (3) years of work experience in web development.
  • Knowledge/experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and React Native, PHP, MySQL or other related database design
  • Familiar with Linux environment
  • Experience in Magento (or any other ecommerce platform such as WooCommerce, OpenCart, etc) is highly preferred
  • Understand current web development standards and software development paradigms
  • Good command of English communication skills - both written and spoken
  • Excellent root cause analysis problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


UI/UX LEAD DESIGNER

The UI/UX Lead Designer plays a key role in developing customer experiences through wireframes and prototypes, and will be the advocate and hands on leader for conducting user research to inform design decisions and measure the usability and effectiveness of each iteration. This role is perfect for the individual who is passionate about developing and iterating on great customer experiences, appreciate working in a collaborative environments, and have an understanding of web development and an interest in the competitive landscape of ecommerce and flash sale businesses. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered research and design methodologies is a must.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with product managers, end-users, and leadership to deeply understand the problems a new feature, A/B test or site update are intended to solve
  • Create prototypes and proofs of concept to explore design ideas, support usability testing and obtain buy-in
  • Plan and conduct user research, including surveys, interviews and usability tests to measure user reactions and uncover customer pain points
  • Work iteratively with agile development teams to deliver a user experience that’s within scope and technically feasible
  • Research technology and interaction design trends to make recommendations that balance business needs, customer needs and technological capabilities
  • Act as the customer advocate, creating innovative design solutions that support user needs and builds engagement and trust in our products
  • Present design ideas and solutions to stakeholders and team members

Requirements:
  • Three (3) + years of UX, User Interface design or related experience for the web
  • Outstanding portfolio of personas, customer journeys, prototypes, user flows, site maps or related UX artifacts
  • Proficient in tools for the creation of proof of concept designs and prototypes
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design and user experience best practices
  • Experience in conducting customer research, including contextual inquiry and usability testing
  • Innovative and creative problem solver
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Understanding of analytical tools and appreciation for the role of analytics in the UX process
  • Passionate about continuous improvement of the customer experience
  • Ability to work independently and with smaller teams
  • Experience with conversion optimization testing or other iterative improvements to web-based products
  • Passion for K-Beauty a major plus

CONTENT DESIGNER/GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The Content Designer will serve as a key contributor in implementing digital marketing strategies to support our primary direct-to-consumer channel. This role will collaborate with the marketing and editorial team to deliver timely digital content that adheres to brand standards.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Seek to understand and influence target audiences for a premium cosmetics brand
  • Thorough understanding of graphic design, typography, and digital standards
  • Create graphics for a variety of digital needs, including but not limited to email, digital advertising, lookbooks, and website elements
  • Edit product photography as needed
  • Proactively resolve roadblocks to keep projects on schedule
  • Work collaboratively on projects with other team members and incorporate constructive feedback into creative elements
  • Design digital elements with a focus on usability across multiple platforms
  • Translate business requirements into wireframes and mock-ups
  • Analyse industry trends to develop concepts and layouts that are brand consistent while pushing creative boundaries to improve presentation
Requirements:
  • One (1) to three(3) years of work experience in website design and/or interactive media
  • Ability to prioritise, organise, and manage multiple projects concurrently to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication, organisational, and analytical skill
  • Need to be detail-oriented and yet collaborate effectively with a team
  • Understanding of print media and colour matching across mediums
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Light copywriting skills is a plus

For the position, applicants are required to provide his/her portfolio together with his/her resume.


68 comments

  1. Wondering if Althea wants online customer service staff, I will apply for it haha.

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    1. Hello Jun!
      Maybe you can drop an email with your resume for Customer Service Relation (CSR)? :D

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  2. so excited, but iam in indonesia. can i apply it too?

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    1. Hey there! Unfortunately all our spots available are currently based in Kuala Lumpur. Sorry!

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    2. How about the beauty writer?

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    3. Hey there! Unfortunately all our spots available are currently based in Kuala Lumpur. Sorry!

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  3. Hi,

    I am Indonesian and I am interested in your company. Do you have any job opening for marketing and marketing communication position? I also have no issue to be placed abroad.

    Thank you

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    1. Hey there, unfortunately we're not looking for anyone in those positions as of now. Thanks for inquiring though! :)

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  4. Hello,

    I was wondering if you still have any vacancies for the CSR or any admin positions in Malaysia?

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    1. Hello,
      Maybe you can drop an email with your resume for Customer Service Relations? Please do email hr@althea.kr :) Thanks!

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  5. Hello!
    I just wanted to ask if you hire OJT training program to meet our course curriculum's specific hours? I was planning to apply for an OJT at Althea even if it's in Malaysia (I'm from the Philippines) because I'd like to gain experience at a company that's really in line with my interests.

    Thanks!

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    1. Hey there, unfortunately we're not looking for anyone in those positions as of now. Thanks for inquiring though! :)

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  6. Hi there, is there a full time beauty writer position available, or is it only on an internship basis?

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    1. HI SH,

      We hired a full time beauty writer already and may open this position next year. In the mean time, internships are welcome.

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  7. Hello. May I know if CSR position is still available?
    Hope to hear from you soon.

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    1. Hi Krystalcky, all positions advertised here are available. Please email your resume dan@althea.kr for CSR position.

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  8. Hi any job openings in Singapore?

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  9. Good day!
    I was just wondering, If I am not a graduate of any of the courses above am I not qualified to apply?

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  10. Hello and Good day!

    I am Indonesian student who study in Malaysia. I was wondering if Althea has any internship opportunity?

    Thank You.

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    1. Hi there,

      Currently internships have been filled, but you can still send in your CV to tammy@althea.kr in case we get an open spot or two. :)

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  11. Hi I was wondering if there are any internships for an Arts & Graphic Design student in the Philippines? Thank you!

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    1. Hey there! Unfortunately all our spots available are currently based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sorry!

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  12. Hi, may I know if there are any job openings in Singapore? I just completed my diploma in marketing. Will be interested in an internship position as well.

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    1. Hey there! Unfortunately all our spots available are currently based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sorry!

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  13. Sadly, I'm from Philippines. I want to work as your CSR staff. I hope you could expand your business here in Philippines :) But is it possible to be your product reseller instead?

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    1. Hey there! Unfortunately all our spots available are currently based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and we don't have reselling programs. Sorry!

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  14. Hi, is Strategic Pricing & Web QA Analyst - Kuala Lumpur position still available for application?

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    1. Yes it is :) please email to hr@althea.kr

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  15. Hello there :) May I know any job vacancy available now ?

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    1. All the positions here are still available.

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  16. Hi, I'm from KL, Malaysia.
    and wish to apply below.
    Customer Service Relation (CSR) - Kuala Lumpur
    Social Media Executive (Junior) Althea U.S.A - Kuala Lumpur

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    1. Hi there,

      For CSR please email your resume to dan@althea.kr, and for Social Media Exec, please email it to tammy@althea.kr :)

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  17. Hello, I'm from Philippines and really like to work with you as a graphic designer. Is the position still available? I'm also willing to relocate in Malaysia even without relocation allowance.

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    1. Hi there, please do email over your resume to hr@althea.kr :)

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  18. Is there still an opening for Social Media Executive (Junior) Althea U.S.A - Kuala Lumpur?

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    1. Hello :) That position is currently still open. Please send in your resume to tammy@althea.kr if you're interest :)

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  19. Hi,

    Is the position for Content Designer and Webmaster still open? If yes, how can I apply?

    Thank you
    Perly

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    1. Hi there, all positions above are currently available. If you're interested, please send in an email with your resume to hr@althea.kr. Thanks! :)

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  20. Is it possible to open an office in Indonesia?

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    1. Hello, maybe in the future ;) all our current positions are only available in Malaysia. Sorry!

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  21. Hye, do you take an internship students for your company?

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    1. Hi Hazirah,

      Available intern positions will be updated here from time to time. You can try dropping an email to hr@althea.kr to see if there is any opening available for intern as well. Suitable candidates will be contacted again by the HR personnel.

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  22. Hello, just want to ask that why i can't checkout?

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    1. Hi Zhe,kindly contact us on Facebook or email help@althea.kr for assistance regarding this :)

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  24. Hi, just want to know is the Social Media Executive (Junior) Althea U.S.A - Kuala Lumpur still available? Thanks :)

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    1. Hey there! If you're interested, please send in an email with your resume to hr@althea.kr. Thanks! :)

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  25. Hi, does the position for Shipping Coordinator still open ? :)

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    1. Hey there! If you're interested, please send in an email with your resume to hr@althea.kr. Thanks! :)

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  26. do you have an office here in Manila Philippines?

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    1. Hi there! Unfortunately all positions available are located only in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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  27. Hi my name is Lyndon, I am currently working under a korean cosmetics shop in the Philippines. I would like to like to know if you're company has any plans of putting up a physical store in the our country.

    I would like to apply for a Marketing/Operations/Sales position in your firm. I have developed a strategy which I/We have proven effective for the past few months in the market.

    With the experience that I have in e-commerce, real estate and sales I can easily build a team that will produce innovation and satisfactory figures. I am very confident with the system at hand.

    If you would like to discuss things further you can reach me on my email address "Lyndon.realtor@gmail.com" or message me on my facebook account "https://www.facebook.com/lyndon.buco". I hope that I can hear from you soon and do business in the near future.

    Sincerely,

    Lyndon

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  28. Hi! Are you accepting any interns for two months duration from November to December 2017? Thanks!

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    1. Hi there,

      We generally take in interns for a minimum of 3 months, however you're welcome to send in your CV for us to take a look :) If you're interested, please email it into hr@althea.kr :) Hope this helps!

      xx
      Mermaid

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  29. Hi there,

    Unfortunately all our positions above are full time or internships only. Hope this helps!

    xx
    Mermaid

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  30. Hi...good afternoon...Just wondering if there are any franchise opportunities with Althea?

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    1. Hi there,

      Unfortunately we don't for now. Thanks for stopping by!

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  31. Hi,

    been wondering if Althea have any work opportunity for Atlthea indonesia? If yes, where can i find the listing? Thank you in advance.

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    1. Hi there :) Unfortunately all our current positions are based in Malaysia only. Thanks for stopping by!

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  32. Hi there,

    Wondering is there any job vacancy in HR or training department?

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    1. Hello Jasephine,

      Unfortunately, we only have openings for positions as listed above at the moment. Thank you for your interest!

      x,
      Pixie Anis

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  33. Hey there,

    I'm interested in the Bloggers Relations position however I'm still a fresh graduate, may I still apply?

    If not, then is the Marketing & Business Development intern position still open?

    Thanks,

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    1. Hi there,

      The Bloggers Relations positions does require some experience, however the intern positions are still open. :) Please do send in your resume to HR@althea.kr if you're interested. Hope this helps!

      xx
      Mermaid

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  34. Is there internship for Information Technology in the Philippines?

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    1. Hi there,

      All our current positions available are in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia only. Sorry!

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  35. Hi. I'm interested in applying internship position in your company. I would love to know if there is any marketing internship available from December to March 2018. Thank you.

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    1. Hi Claudia :)

      For that internship, we currently only have availability after March 2018, however you can email hr@althea.kr with your CV if you're interested. Hope this helps!

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