PR Assistant Manager

Job Title: PR Assistant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 7000000
Reference: 9863
Contact Name: Carol Turado
Job Published: March 13, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Job Title:         PR Assistant Manager

 Reports to:     Head of Marketing & Communication

 Direct Reports:  PR Assistant  



PR Assistant Manager needs extensive experience at a major media organization. Core competencies include: Excellent time management and organizational skills; Enthusiastic and self- motivated; Communication and customer handling skills.

In this role you will identify clients' executive communications and content needs and work with the brand to address them while also leveraging the company's vast network inside and outside Japan for best practices.



As an Assistant Manager, you'll need to:

Building and produce detailed proposals for communication (for example, timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets);

Lead promotional activities for the PR & Communication activities

Liaise with sales and marketing teams to publicize and promote the event;

Coordinate suppliers, handle client queries and troubleshoot on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budget;

Research venues, suppliers and contractors, and then negotiate prices and hire;

Able to communicate with all levels of management

Produce post-event evaluation to inform future events;



Proven experience as PR Assistant Manager

Skilled in project management and public relation

Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management

Outstanding communication and negotiation ability

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent communication skills with leadership

Problem-solving skills

Customer-service orientation

Ability to positively influence with integrity to build rapport quickly with key members of the executive team.

An excellent team player who is able to work strategically even under pressure

Result & solution oriented, analytical, pro-active, flexible, high level of motivation.



Minimum of 5 years of experience in PR, Com and event management

University degree: BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office

Ability to work with very minimal guidance or supervision in a time critical environment.

Strong time management skill.

Excellent listening skills, critical-thinker with attention to detail.

Ability to work in both a team environment and autonomously.

Strong proven record of evaluating, analyzing, implementing, leading, and monitoring effective and efficient processes to proactively improve efficiency and staff performance.

Excellent personal and interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of individuals, including building strong partnerships with other departments.

To handle multiple projects and effectively manage different timelines


Preferred Qualification:

    • 3+years in industry of housing or kitchen field
    • 3+ years in industry of home appliances/consumer goods
    • 3+ years in Lifestyle/luxury brands