Project Manager South Korea - Customer Experience (12-months Contract)

  • Contract Type: Other
  • Location: Paris, France (75018)


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of more than 650, powering operations in 16 countries (and counting!).

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised $884 million, with a valuation of $5.7 billion. Our mission is simple: empowering people to buy tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact.

Be part of a great and growing adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

Founded seven years ago in Paris, Back Market is the world's first online marketplace dedicated exclusively to second-hand devices. Similar to how Airbnb aggregates homeowners and travelers on one trusted platform to draw economic value from a previously underutilized asset — vacant living spaces — Back Market connects certified professionals specializing in the refurbishing and resale of used electronics with consumers looking for a more affordable, reliable, and environmentally-friendly alternative to buying new.

Already live in 15 European countries and in the US, with meteoritic growth since its founding in 2014 (run rate of several billions of GMV), Back Market first time expanded in Asia in 2021, successfully launching its marketplace in Japan ( As the world's sixth largest e-commerce market, South Korea is one of the most strategic countries for Back Market's expansion in Asia to build the leading global marketplace for refurbished electronics and appliances.

In this role, you will be reporting to the Senior Lead Growth Manager, and you will be responsible for the Korean customer experience and satisfaction. This means the customer experience must match (or beat!) buying brand new products at every step from easily finding and buying the product, having it delivered promptly and on time, being satisfied with the product quality, and finally providing smooth after-sale service, if necessary.


  • You will assist us in establishing the right positioning for Back Market in South Korea (brand platform and key messages) to strongly appeal to local consumers, working hand-to-hand with our Head of Marketing APAC.
  • You will build the category management strategy, working closely with the sales team we have the best inventory to deliver to our prospects.
  • You will work closely with the Head of Product APAC to adapt and localize the User Experience (UX).
  • You are accountable for Customer Satisfaction KPIs: Contact rate, On-Time Delivery, Return Rate, After-Sales Customer Satisfaction rate. You identify and prioritize projects that will have a strong impact on the customer satisfaction journey and will improve those KPIs, and run those through completion.
  • You’ll build the Customer feedback collection processes, and gather them to make sure we keep capturing the Customer Voice and address projects in the right priority order.

  • You are a native Korean speaker, and fluent in English. You have at least one international experience - either studying or working abroad, either working for an international company in Korea.
  • You have a first experience as a consultant, business analyst or project manager in a best-in-class Korean or international company.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, you are open-minded and you want to surpass yourself by building. You thrive in a fast moving environment, within an agile environment.
  • You want to work in an international environment, for one of the biggest European startup companies.
  • You are eager to learn and you want to immerse yourself in a very, very fast growing environment.
  • You are a fantastic team player, with whom it is cool to work alongside.
  • You want to enjoy our 5-weeks holiday policy, and to travel to our Tokyo and Paris offices.
  • You want to enjoy our Gangnam-based office and our 2-days at the office policy.

  • Phyu, APAC HR Manager
  • Xiaolin, Senior Lead Growth Asia
  • Yeojin, Head of Online Marketing APAC
  • Alexis, Director of Operations and Growth Asia
  • Final Interview (TBD)

    - A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    - An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    - Be in an environment where you can make a difference: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    - Grow your career with a flexible career path, Back Market can help you evolve!

    - A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and in Asia!

    - We embrace work life balance which includes flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home. 

    - A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.  

    Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Other
    • Location: Paris, France (75018)