Planning Director - Marketing Agency

Tokyo Permanent Foreign Multinational
  • Work for well established Gaishi-kei company
  • One of the world's leading marketing agency

About Our Client

They have a network of almost 10,000 people around the world, with globally well known companies as their main clients. They are a company that is always pushing boundaries to uncover new ideas, and showing exponential growth in the market.

Job Description

  • Plan, develop, present and lead execution of integrated media campaigns in multiple channels
  • Maintain strong relationship with key Japan media partners and lead negotiations with clients
  • Provide insight and analysis to the client lead to support the development of data driven strategic recommendations for the client
  • Understand and apply client's global planning principle to local market context
  • Data oriented, able to navigate various platforms to query and generate necessary reports on competitive spends, consumer behavior, relevant category data and campaign performance
  • Mentor and provide direction to team members

The Successful Applicant

  • 8+ years of senior experience on a similar role
  • Bilingual preferred; Japanese and English; with fluency in one language and basic / business communication skills in the other
  • Proven track record in the relevant sector with category management experience
  • Evidence of being able to influence and manage senior client stakeholders (media managers, marketing directors and country heads)
  • Strong analytical skills to identify consumer journey planning
  • Strong target orientation e.g. very results driven, ability to work effectively to targets
  • Strong customer relationship management experience and proven ability in developing senior customer stakeholder relationships
  • Evidence of strong collaboration skills used to develop team and client knowledge in order to grow shared understanding and knowledge to facilitate a step-change in strategic planning
  • The ability to delegate, up and downwards, to coordinate between groups and departments and to be able to sell strategies, initiatives and ideas convincingly

What's on Offer

  • Work in a well-established gaishi-kei marketing agency
  • Opportunity to utilize English and Japanese
  • Work with the world's leading companies as clients
Ayami Ino
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Phone number
+813 6832 8624

Job summary

PR & Communication Agencies
Media & Agency
Job Type
Consultant name
Ayami Ino
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8624
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational