Location: Japan - Tokyo
Salary: 8000000 - 12000000 JPY
Job Function: Marketing Manager
Reference: JO-170926-137132
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Sporting Goods & Outdoor

Company Overview:
The worlds leading American sports/ lifestyle brand.  

Job Contents:

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive Sports Marketing plan for Japan that is consistent with Global Sports Marketing plans.
  • Schedule & undertake Japan Sports Marketing Strategy Plan review sessions and build SM Strategic Plan.
  • Ensure Sports Marketing spend in Japan stays in-line with the development of the overall DC budget and revenue development.
  • Encourage Japan Sports Marketing leads to identify key stakeholders in Japan to develop a Sports Marketing network that will put "The Company"  in a position to be at the table for any key opportunities.
  • Develop athletes tracking/scouting mechanism and assist and when needed lead key re/negotiations.
  • Where necessary and relevant develop and maintain long-term relationships with athletes, clubs, and federations.
  • Work with Brand marketing to drive Sports Marketing team in leveraging "The Company" athletes whenever possible & relevant and integrate our athletes & teams in all relevant marketing initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5-year experience in Sports Marketing, federations and/or professional sports organizations.
  • Superior Negotiation Skills.
  • Passionate about Football/ Sports and has competed.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate plans across a complex matrix on a corporate regional and functional basis, including presenting before audiences of various sizes and cultures.
  • Knowledge of footwear and/or apparel industry is preferred.
  • PC literacy with Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Keynote is needed.
  • Language requirement (e.g. Fluency in Japanese and English required. minimum TOEIC 800+)