Marketing Director (Consumer Goods - Based in Japan)

Location Tokyo, Japan
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Paola Carrillo
Email email Paola
Reference A000000 (AHPC-157608_1611561722

Our client, a multinational water purification/filtration consumer products company, is searching for a Marketing Director (Japan). The Marketing Director will be responsible for developing the organization´s marketing strategy, strengthening the brand, developing initiatives, supporting general management in decision making, and leading a team in the achievement of goals. This position is based in Japan - fluent Japanese and English are required, as well as FMCG experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the General Management and regional members in the creation and development of the company´s marketing strategy, with special focus in the Japan market.
  • Coordinate with sales and operations counterparts the implementation and execution of the local marketing and pricing strategy, together with marketing initiatives (product, brand, digital, trade marketing, and market research)
  • Responsible together with the company´s management team for achieving company financial growth and profitability.
  • Provide financial and market analytics that supports the management team´s decision making.
  • Coordinate agency collaboration and manage cooperation with strategic partners.
  • Lead a dedicated and engaged marketing team towards excellence.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferably with major in marketing, MBA advantageous.
  • Minimum 10 years marketing experience in Consumer Goods preferably with at least 2 years of experience leading a team
  • Experience in successfully building brands and delivering commercial results.
  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Strong digital marketing experience. ATL/BTL communication including media as well as PR and Public Affairs. Proven successful campaign development and execution across brands.
  • Sales experience valued.
  • Excellent Japanese and English skills in writing as well as verbally (including presentations).

Interested parties please click on "Apply". Kindly note only relevant applicants will be contacted.