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Fellow, Public Relation

Location Mountain View, USA


We exist to wow our customers. We know we’re doing the right thing when we hear our customers say, “How did we ever live without Coupang?” Born out of an obsession to make shopping, eating, and living easier than ever, we’re collectively disrupting the multi-billion-dollar e-commerce industry from the ground up. We are one of the fastest-growing e-commerce companies that established an unparalleled reputation for being a dominant and reliable force in South Korean commerce.

We are proud to have the best of both worlds — a startup culture with the resources of a large global public company. This fuels us to continue our growth and launch new services at the speed we have been since our inception. We are all entrepreneurial surrounded by opportunities to drive new initiatives and innovations. At our core, we are bold and ambitious people that like to get our hands dirty and make a hands-on impact. At Coupang, you will see yourself, your colleagues, your team, and the company grow every day.

Our mission to build the future of commerce is real. We push the boundaries of what’s possible to solve problems and break traditional tradeoffs. Join Coupang now to create an epic experience in this always-on, high-tech, and hyper-connected world.


Job Overview:

Position Purpose: Oversee the development and implementation of media strategies and public relations plans to engage and educate external audiences on Coupang’s mission, vision, goals and progress in the US and abroad. Promote local, regional and national awareness of Coupang’s policies, values, and mission to a diverse audience including the media, general public, and government.


What You Will do:

  • Develop and implement media and public relations strategies.
  • Oversee the development of target media lists, proposals for news stories, and coordinate media interviews and speaking opportunities with company executives.
  • Develop and communicate Coupang’s strategic goals and tactical responses.
  • Ensure the media distribution of press clippings are timely and efficient and cover all relevant areas, issues and subsidiaries.
  • Analyze the reporting of industry and competitive news that impact the organization, its subsidiaries and/or the industry and recommend action plans.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key media partners and continuously grow the positive reputation of the corporation.
  • Work closely with External comms team to develop and execute high-quality media programs from conception to execution to placement.
  • Develop strong relationships with trade, national and international media.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, or related field.
  • 10+ years of media relations or public relations experience.
  • Public or media relations agency experience is a plus.
  • Experience pitching issues and stories to top-tier and trade media outlets.
  • Outstanding communications skills (oral, written, and presentation).
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills; able to work quickly under pressure, managing and prioritizing multiple assignments.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Media work in Korea is a plus.


Pay & Benefits 
Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. At Coupang, your base pay is one part of your total compensation. 

The base pay for this position ranges from $163,000/year in our lowest geographic market to $303,000/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. 

General Description of All Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life, AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) program
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • 18-21 days of the Paid Time Off (PTO) a year based on the tenure
  • 12 Public Holidays
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • MTV - [Free] Electric Car Charging Station


General Description of Other Compensation 
 “Other Compensation” includes, but is not limited to, bonuses, equity, or other forms of compensation that would be offered to the hired applicant in addition to their established salary range or wage scale. 

Coupang is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hair styles), color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ,ancestry, national origin (including language use restrictions), age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C status, family status (including but not limited to marital or domestic partnership status), military or veteran status, use of a trained dog guide or service animal, political activities or affiliations, ancestry, citizenship, family and medical leave status, status as a victim of any violent crime, or any other characteristic or class protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Coupang is also committed to providing a safe work environment for its employees and its consumers. As a condition of employment, Coupang requires employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, subject to legally required accommodations. 

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