Trade Marketing Manager

Job Title: Trade Marketing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 8000000 - 11000000
Reference: 9337
Contact Name: Cameron Fraser
Job Published: January 29, 2018 09:00

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to enter a management role with a leading American FMCG. You would be responsible for leading a team to build the presence of the company's core brands and products with retailers.

This role is responsible for:

  • Developing 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
  • Creating 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
  • Annual budgeting and planning
  • Facilitating regular business reviews
  • Partnering with global Retail Marketing teams to maximise execution
  • Managing a small, energetic team
  • Reports to Senior Marketing Manager

Necessary Skills:

  • Native Japanese / business-level English
  • Bachelor’s degree (economics / business preferred) (MBA is strongly preferred)
  • 5+ years experience in sales / customer development / brand, retail, or trade marketing 
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Strategic thinker
  • Self-starter