Marketing Manager

Job Title: Marketing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Japan
Salary: 6000000 - 10000000
Reference: 9236
Contact Name: Cameron Fraser
Job Published: January 18, 2018 19:16

Job Description

Excellent opportunity to drive the marketing of an international homeware company looking to expand further in Japan. As Marketing Manager you will be able to develop your leadership skills further with a progressive company, while taking advantage of this company's great work culture and competitive salary package.

This role is responsible for:
  • Planning and executing brand, category, and product communications, utilising effective ATL/BTL investment and channel marketing;
  • Interacting with online and offline media stakeholders as well as PR planning and execution;
  • Developing marketing strategies and taking advantage of business opportunities after analysing relevant data from a wide range of sources (consumer insights, sales, competitor behaviour, etc);
  • Delivering effective trade marketing activities (trade promotion, in-store displays, POS materials development) to maximise sales;
  • Leading teams to analyse, develop and execute strategies for each category, product, pricing, and channel roadmaps;
  • Collaborating with sourcing, R&D, engineering, compliance, sales, global teams to ensure effective product delivery;
  • Reviewing channels performance and work with sales team for product channel roadmap execution;
  • Demonstrating leadership and flexibility and assisting with various other miscellaneous projects.

Necessary Skills:

  • Fluent English and Japanese (a third language [e.g. Mandarin / Cantonese / Korean] is an advantage):
  • At least 4 years' marketing experience in consumer products in Japan;
  • Bachelors degree;
  • Proactive and a self-starter;
  • Logical;
  • Excellent communication skills.