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Marketing Manager at International fast-growing fintech start-up

August 26th, 2021

Marketing Manager at International fast-growing fintech start-up

Business Sweden (Embassy of Sweden Commercial Office) in Tokyo look for qualified candidates for international fast-growing fintech start-up.


Marketing Manager

This role is about continuing the momentum of building the company´s presence in Japan. As such, your main goal will be to help increase overall awareness and preference of the brand. You will possess the ability to combine creativity and business acumen in order to elevate the brand equity across all relevant channels. You will plan, execute and evaluate all marketing efforts to develop the right marketing messages and campaigns to achieve business success. In this role you will strive to turn complex propositions into simple communication so that our end-users find it easy to understand the value proposition. You will manage our local consumer facing channel in strong collaboration with the central marketing functions providing consumers the best possible user experience across all touchpoints. The marketer has the gravitas needed to both consult and execute within some of the best marketing organisations in the world. The successful candidate will work closely with other competences such as commercial, product or other marketers globally.

Who you are

  • • You are ambitious and will show significant drive in everything you do
  • • You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced international working environment
  • • You will play an important role in taking the brand to the next level thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce the best work results
  • • The company embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent
  • • You are proactive by nature and come up with new thinking that adds value and innovation to the work we do
  • • You enjoy a high pace and can quickly adapt to change and have the ability to prioritise your work effectively according to goals
  • • You like working in a team and are highly dependable in delivering according to set tasks
  • • It is important that you are able to embrace the varied nature of the job; you will need to be flexible and take personal ownership of hands-on delivery

You should have

  • • Minimum 5 years of marketing experience
  • • A proven track record in delivering stellar consumer marketing communication
  • • Experience of delivering disruptive, world class brand communication for high profile (lifestyle) brands
  • • Good understanding of the Japanese media landscape and audience.
  • • Demonstrate business acumen, you are used to navigating business KPIs and how to transform them into marketing initiatives and metrics.
  • • You have consumer centricity at the heart of everything you do
  • • Experience from working with external agencies or in-house agencies to create concepts and campaigns
  • • High understanding of different marketing channels, and adapting campaigns for different mediums and target groups
  • • An understanding of online UX, online marketing principles and strategy
  • • Ability to navigate a matrix organization to interact with multiple international teams to achieve goals
  • • In-depth understanding of the Japanese e-Commerce, retail and/or payments ecosystem, with good connections across the industry is a strong plus
  • • Experience of working in a fast-paced startup environment, a large company with a strong entrepreneurial culture or a company with a strong brand track record
  • • A collaborative work style with demonstrated successful interactions with both internal and external parties

Please contact if you are interested in this position