Ref: MW43866

Japanese-speaking Advertising & Marketing Assistant Manager (Ref: MW 43866)

Sector Sales/Business Development
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £20,000 - 30,000 / Year
Benefits Good package including BUPA, Lunch allowance
A well-known advertising/news paper company based in Central London is currently seeking a Japanese-Speaking Advertising & Marketing Assistant Manager for their team.
The position is a bit of a mixture of sales and supporting the manager in various administrative ways.

1. Sales for our print and digital products, including:
-Understanding all of company's advertising menu (print and digital) and rules
- Answering enquiries and controlling bookings
- Assisting in the preparation of materials such as recruitment advertisement
- Having meetings with clients, advertising agencies and representatives and carrying out overseas trips when General Manager thinks it necessary
- Finding target clients by yourself and suggesting them to General Manager, along with their reasons
- Managing progress of Advertising campaigns at the request of the General Manager and relaying to advertising agencies or representatives
- Liaising with Advertising Communication Unit and Digital Business Bureau of Tokyo head office for sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa (Writing emails in Japanese is necessary)
- Having and expanding connections and good relationships with group company persons in charge in terms of our sales
- Overall assistance for representatives, and booking/material management

2. Marketing support in Europe, Middle East and Africa, including:
- Producing brochures, sales material, and presentation documents in English, including proof reading and editing, translation from Japanese also included
- Daily checking and filing of advertising/marketing news from newspapers, trade magazines and relevant websites

3. General secretarial back up, including:
- Typing general correspondence and general secretarial assistance in the advertising department
- Liaising with clients, advertising agencies and representatives to set up appointments
- Sending invoices to representatives or advertising agencies and managing their payments
- Answering advertising enquiries with respect to media packs and follow-ups etc

* Depending on the situation this role is primarily office based during normal times.
* The role may also involve occasional business trips to Japan.


- Ability to learn quickly
- Good communication skills
- Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Adobe
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Native-level English and fluency in Japanese (High level of written English, and ability to translate from Japanese to English, Japanese Writing and Reading skills are mandatory)

- Experience of working in an advertising or marketing role, particularly digital marketing
- Experience of working in a Japanese environment


• Self starter, able to work on own initiative
• Flexible manner
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong interest in advertising and marketing, especially digital marketing and media
Updated: 18 days ago
Ref: MW43866