※Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and required fluent ~ native level Japanese.
[Position] Marketing & PR Associate
[Salary] 〜8 million JPY ※Experiences and skills will be considered
You will work independently but will also frequently engage with our local and global sales & marketing teams as well as external marketing and PR agencies. This role focuses on growing as well as strengthening our existing community through PR and marketing. Your main task will focus on promotion of company, ideas creation, and building awareness of company among entrepreneurs and the Tokyo innovation community.
Work with the Community Development Team, Sales Team, and Event Team to create and execute marketing campaigns to increase our fans as well as to attract new our clients.
Create content for and maintain company's social media channels (sponsored and regular campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter), AdWords campaigns, newsletter and internal Client Portal, as well as some WordPress website upkeep.
Identify publicity opportunities for company (events, media, partnerships) and act as a mini-PR firm to celebrate and promote good news from our clients.
Coordinate and execute special projects such as our yearly Impact Report.
Design creative marketing materials (including photos, videos, and live broadcasting) for company through posters, newsletters, social media campaigns, etc.
Develop and maintain a positive and collaborative working relationship with new and existing partners in the innovation ecosystem working with them to create events of interest for the company community.
Cooperate with PR agencies to plan strategies, create videos, press releases and execute PR events.
Cooperate LIVE podcast media, communicate with the navigators and guests for the LIVE programs, advertise LIVE programs in SNS media and website, and keep uploading archives to YouTube channel.
Build relationships with local media and update them on company news.
Control marketing agency work and content they create; check if content aligns with strategy.
A minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience.
2-3 years of professional experience with PR, marketing and/or events, including social media (experience with professional event coordination, the innovation ecosystem, or community building strongly preferred).
Experience with paid social media campaigns, Google AdWords, SquareSpace, Adobe Creative Suite.
A natural interest in learning new technologies, new media applications and devices.
Strong verbal and written communication in both English and Japanese, and you are able to communicate ideas clearly and concisely.
Experience working with different media, journalists, bloggers and influencers.
Experience coordinating marketing projects.
A history of organizing press conferences and promotional events.
Experience in content creation (great if you could share your portfolio with us).
Project management skills.
The ability to legally work in Japan. We unable to sponsor visas for this role at this time.
Fluency in Japanese and strong English proficiency.
You are a professional, organized individual who can coordinate and execute marketing, social media, PR, and community events. You are reliable, sharp, and able to work independently. As a creative person you like when your ideas come to life.
More specifically, as our ideal candidate, you are:
Personable and naturally enjoys helping others.
Incredibly detail-oriented and organized with solid time management skills.
Excellent communicator and listener, both written and verbal, with anyone including colleagues, clients, vendors, and event hosts.
Independent, trustworthy, and willing to learn.
Creative and excited about trying new things with regards to our marketing, PR and community building.
Calm in a fast-paced environment and confident when dealing with uncertainty and last minute changes.
Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.
Seniority Level: Associate
Job Function: Marketing, Public Relations