Marketing Director

Job Title: Marketing Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 12000000 - 17000000
Reference: 9227
Contact Name: Carol Turado
Job Published: June 21, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Rare opportunity with a top-name food and beverage company for an outgoing brand marketing professional to lead their marketing team in Japan. You would be reporting to the Country Manager, and working closely with the vibrant global marketing team.

This role is responsible for:

  • Taking charge of all marketing activities, leading the creation of consumer-focused categories, portfolios and brand strategies to grow the business and overall visibility of the key brands in Japan
  • Demonstrating leadership in managing diverse and motivated team
  • Setting marketing strategies to develop brand portfolio and expand brand impact in local and international markets
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to drive business performance and efficiency in development of global and regional marketing strategies
  • Development of yearly portfolio, setting targets, ATL/BTL budget development, calendar, agency briefing and management, and activation
  • Managing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and attitudes
  • Working with and leading cross-functional teams to ensure a coherent approach to market approach and development
  • Reviewing and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research to help develop brand vision and future innovations. Tracking and analyzing key data to maximise returns on brand investment.
  • Embodying culture of the company and demonstrating leadership for team. Mentoring team members and building an energetic and vibrant team to tell the story of the brand
  • This position reports to the Country Manager

Necessary skills

  • Native Japanese and business English
  • Bachelors degree (MBA preferred)
  • At least 4 years brand marketing experience (FMCG, food and beverage
  • Energetic and outgoing with a passion for driving strong brands
  • Great leadership skills
  • Logical thinker
  • Proactive