We have an exciting opportunity as:


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Manager (M/F/D) eCommerce & Digital Marketing


at the KIA Motors Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.


Kia Motors is, together with its sister brand Hyundai, the fifth-largest car maker in the world. Since its foundation in 1944, Kia Motors has been a significant player in the booming automotive industry, not only in South Korea but also worldwide.


  • People drive KIA cars in about 180 countries. KIA Motors Europe employs about 1,500 persons in Europe and represents just under 500,000 vehicles sold every year.
  • KIA Motors Europe centrally manages the Sales & Marketing activities for 14 European subsidiaries. For us and our 14 affiliates you will provide guidance and support.


You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:


  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations.
  • Playing an active and important part in the development of KIA Motors Europe and our subsidiaries.
  • Developing new frameworks and solutions.
  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute.
  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and few more things.


The Challenges: High - The Job: Great.

1. Your initiative, energy and persistence will ultimately determine your success.

2. You will work in a network of experts in Aftersales and other departments. This is not merely some fancy polish!

3. You have the spirit that makes us successful.


You are +++ optimistic +++ ambitious +++ patient +++ dynamic +++ flexible +++


Your mission:

  • Lead the implementation of the Pan-European eCommerce strategy to drive the overall Aftersales business
  • Closely collaborate with European subsidiaries and internal interfaces such as IT
  • Manage consultancies, agencies and other external suppliers as of need to ensure leading online sales processes and fulfillment to end customer
  • Develop new online sales channels and marketplaces and build strong relationships with online vendors on strategic and operational levels considering all business areas from marketing, legal, accounting and logistics
  • Manage the Pan-European product portfolio offered online including content requirements for the various channels
  • Introduce a category management framework and tools to manage product & pricing across markets
  • Create guidelines for markets & dealers to assure brand-lead customer experience
  • Develop & steer customer centric insights and performance management across all digital sales channels and continuously optimize overall eCommerce approach
  • Build and evolve a reporting system to inform the business and also optimize our eCommerce approach
  • Integrate and handle web analytical packages of online vendors, suppliers, etc. and internal tools
  • Translate data into clear, actionable insights & propose and implement improvements including campaigning
  • Assure constant management reporting on status quo
  • Manage centrally developed digital campaign support and steer content development & search activities
  • Identify need for content requirements for product & services and assure development in close collaboration with internal stakeholders and external support services
  • Develop and evolve Pan-European search strategy & plan ready for local implementation involving digital vendors (Google, Amazon, etc.) and media agencies
  • Define and lead always on and 1:1 campaigning approach to support the Aftersales business online and ensure appropriate content and media invest


Your talents:

  • University degree, ideally master’s degree in eCommerce, IT/Digital Business and Marketing
  • Minimum 6 years' experience in eCommerce and digital marketing
  • Strong digital marketing expertise beyond eCommerce including Search, SEO, Programmatic & Affiliates
  • Commercial mindset, linking recommendations to business objectives
  • Strong project management skills
  • Outstanding computer skills above all MS-Office package. Ideally basic understanding of web & app development
  • Strong team player with an open approach to different nationalities and cultures
  • Good interpersonal skills, open minded and excellent communicator at all levels in organisation 
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills (main language: English; other languages as advantage)


If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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