Trade Marketing Manager

Job Title: Trade Marketing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 7000000 - 9000000
Reference: 9924
Contact Name: Cameron Fraser
Job Published: March 19, 2018 09:00

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading food and beverage company as it continues its expansion into the Japanese market. You will be working closely with a friendly and fast-paced sales team, and be leading a small team to help the company's growth with your entrepreneurial mindset. For your efforts, you will be rewarded with a generous compensation package and unparalleled opportunities for rapid career progression.

This role is responsible for:​​​​​​​
  • Collaborating closely with energetic sales team to identify new opportunities for business, and ways to increase sales with current customers
  • Working with sales team, planning and executing successful business plans
  • Developing key brands as well as the market for the company's products
  • Analysing and drawing conclusions from large amounts of data (sales, customer, etc)
  • Organising events, promotions, and trade show booths to increase brand awareness and opportunities for sales
  • Planning investments while maintaining a strong ROI mindset
  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders to foster business relationships and provide insights into different uses of product to increase business
  • Understanding product, and liaising closely with cross-functional teams to develop new products to respond to market trends and customer needs
  • Motivating and managing subordinate staff to reach their full potential
Necessary skills
  • Native-level Japanese
  • 2+ years trade marketing / B2B marketing / sales experience (ideally with food and beverage industry)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Leadership skills
  • Logical thinker
  • Confident with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Excellent communication skills