Chinese-owned video-sharing social media giant TikTok has launched in Australia, making a number of executive appointments who hail from the likes of Google, YouTube, Airbnb and ANZ – and they’re hiring.
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While the leadership team has been announced, other positions such as ad operations executive, head of sales, brand strategist, account manager, head of partnerships and customer solutions manager need to be filled.
TikTok’s career web page reveals 22 new roles are waiting to be filled in the new Sydney-based office.
Here’s every single TikTok Australia position that’s up for grabs:
Ad Operations Executive
Content Operations Manager
Head of Sales Management
Communications and Content Manager
Brand Strategist (Media)
Director of Content and Programming
Head of Agency
Director of Music
(Senior) Product Marketing Manager, Ads
HRBP Leader - Australia
Business Marketing Manager
Community Development and Education Manager
Monetisation Integrity Manager - Policy Making
Growth Strategy Manager (Creators)
Head of Partnerships
Growth Strategy Manager (Media Publishers)
Community Acquisition Manager
Customer Solutions Manager
Head of Communications, Australia
Who you’ll be working with
TikTok Australia’s general manager has been named as Lee Hunter, who previously worked at Google and YouTube for several years.
“I love that TikTok has helped bring Australian communities together when we’ve needed it most, whether it’s having fun at home, sharing how we’re feeling, or expressing ideas and messages that need to be heard,” Hunter said.
The general manager of global business solutions is Brett Armstrong, who has more than 20 years’ experience at multinational consultancies and eight years at Google ANZ.
Armstrong said Tiktok was about spreading joy and positivity.
“We’ve got some fantastic campaigns underway, with results exceeding expectations already, so I’m really looking forward to growing our business offering from strength to strength locally,” he said.
Former Airbnb public policy lead Brent Thomas is TikTok Australia’s director of public policy. He’s worked at Mastercard, eBay and PayPal.
The head of trust and safety for TikTok Asia-Pacific (APAC) is Arjun Narayan Bettadapur Manjunath, who leads the APAC team from Singapore.