Marketing Director

Job Title: Marketing Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 15000000 - 21000000
Reference: 10072
Contact Name: Carol Turado
Job Published: April 02, 2018 17:40

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the marketing activities in Japan for a global leader in beauty products with a range of top-name brands. You will be joining a large office with a motivating work culture, and be collaborating with global and regional marketing teams to lead your own motivated team to success in the Japanese market. For your efforts you will receive a competitive compensation package, and future career development opportunities.

This role is responsible for:

  • Leading all marketing activities within Japan, including development of existing categories to maximise growth, and planning and implementing new consumer-focused categories to increase visibility of key brands in Japan
  • Analysing market position and relevant data to develop innovative marketing strategies to help win market share and increase sales
  • Demonstrating leadership in managing diverse and motivated team
  • Collaborating with global and cross-functional teams in creating marketing strategies to develop brand portfolio and expand brand impact in local and international markets
  • Partnering with internal and external stakeholders to drive business performance and efficiency in development of global and regional marketing strategies
  • Managing yearly portfolio, setting targets, ATL/BTL budget development, calendar, agency briefing and management, and activation
  • Developing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and attitudes
  • Working closely with and leading cross-functional teams to ensure a unified strategy to market approach and development
  • 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
  • This position reports to the General Manager
Necessary skills:
  • Native-level Japanese / Business-level English
  • Bachelors degree (MBA preferred)
  • At least 5 years marketing experience in consumer goods companies (preferably beauty / cosmetics / FMCG)
  • Confidence in developing omni-channel marketing strategies, including a familiarity with online marketing and eCommerce
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proactive and a self-starter
  • Logical and strategic