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Business Manager

Publishing | San Mateo, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with tens of millions of viewers a month watching primetime TV and movies from around the world, subtitled in over 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than one billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Viki is seeking a smart, hard-working and passionate Business Manager for Soompi, the publishing arm of global TV streaming service Viki. This is an amazing opportunity to work on all aspects of Soompi, the world’s #1 destination for K-pop news and fandom. You will develop new strategies to help grow our business and manage cross-functional initiatives. If you’re analytical yet creative, proactive, a self-starter and able to multitask like a champ, we want to hear from you! Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Track, analyze and create recommended changes based on key metrics
  • Work with editorial and other teams to develop strategies and programs to grow new audience, traffic and revenue
  • Determine key requirements on product features while working closely with Product Managers for implementation
  • Create reports and presentations for executive review


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field a plus
  • 2+ years of professional experience preferred
  • Previous experience in new media publishing and/or entertainment industry a plus
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, good follow-through
  • Quick and curious learner
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Expert with Excel and Powerpoint
  • Love of K-pop, world cultures, international TV and film
  • Korean language skills a plus

We are a small but diverse company, with more than 25 nationalities and 40 languages represented among our 100+ employees. Come help us break down barriers that stand between great entertainment and fans everywhere and help us make a difference as we grow.


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