Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 9000000 - 13000000 JPY
Job Function: Brand Manager
Reference: JO-190227-184053
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Sporting Goods & Outdoor

Company Overview

Brand Director in a global outdoors & lifestyle company! 【スポーツ好きな方募集!アウトドアブランドディレクター】

Job Description

As a Brand Director, you will:
 Define both short and long term objectives, set up strategies and operational plans to ensure success
 Provide inspirational and charismatic leadership/guidance and set performance objectives for direct reports
 Work directly and collaboratively with HQ and APAC team
 Represent the brand and its values with customers and all stakeholders
 Prepare the annual budget & plan for the department
 Ensure the brand’s image and positioning
 Communicate market information to company senior management
 As a member of the executive committee of the company, actively participate in the overall management and improvement of the total company

Requirements

 10+ years action sports, general sports industry, wholesale or footwear product management experience
 High business level English, Fluent/Native Japanese
 Passionate action sports participant, enthusiast
 Understanding of or past relationship with sports wholesale accounts
 Excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills

Additional Job Information

The brand is an international sports fashion apparel, footwear and accessory company, based in the U.S. This is an executive position that requires you to represent the brand, so strong leadership and knowledge of sports and the brand is essential. You will be working in a diverse environment, and is expected to communicate and collaborate with counterparts in HQ and APAC countries.