If you want to work for K-pop bands like Blackpink, pictured here performing at Coachella in 2019 in California, you might be in luck as Korean labels are seeking to hire foreigners to manage stars. Photo: TNS
If you want to work for K-pop bands like Blackpink, pictured here performing at Coachella in 2019 in California, you might be in luck as Korean labels are seeking to hire foreigners to manage stars. Photo: TNS

K-pop labels likely to hire more foreign staff, says industry veteran – but they need to speak and write Korean, and be ready to work around the clock, like Koreans, when needed

  • According to one K-pop industry insider, many music companies are hiring foreign employees for their command of languages and understanding of various cultures
  • ‘In the coming years, I think the companies might even consider writing the job advertisements only for foreigners,’ he says

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
If you want to work for K-pop bands like Blackpink, pictured here performing at Coachella in 2019 in California, you might be in luck as Korean labels are seeking to hire foreigners to manage stars. Photo: TNS
If you want to work for K-pop bands like Blackpink, pictured here performing at Coachella in 2019 in California, you might be in luck as Korean labels are seeking to hire foreigners to manage stars. Photo: TNS
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