Trade Marketing Assistant

Job Title: Trade Marketing Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 6000000 - 9000000
Reference: 9338
Contact Name: Cameron Fraser
Job Published: January 29, 2018 09:00

Job Description

This is a great chance to join the energetic trade marketing team of an American FMCG, in a company that offers a competitive salary package, a great work-culture and prospects for promotion for committed professionals.

This role is responsible for:

  • Supporting the development of trade marketing strategies based on 6P (Product, Price, Promotion, Placement, POP and Professional Recommendations)
  • Expanding profile of core brands working closely with local multifunctional team and global marketing team
  • Field merchandiser and consultant management
  • Assisting with the creation of shopper-focused solutions to attract and win more customers
  • Coordinating with product and brand marketing initiatives
  • Planning investments while maintaining a strong ROI mindset
  • Working closely with domestic sales teams to coordinate and develop product profiles
  • Helping with annual budgeting and planning
  • Facilitating regular business reviews
  • Reports to Trade Marketing Manager

Necessary Skills:

  • Native Japanese / business-level English
  • Bachelor’s degree (economics / business preferred) (MBA is strongly preferred)
  • 2+ years experience in sales / customer development / brand, retail, or trade marketing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Motivated and a self-starter