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Media Relations Associate

Job Title: Media Relations Associate
Contract Type: 正社員
Location: Tokyo
Salary: 4 - 6.5 Millon Yen Annually
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 640501
Contact Name: Curtis Mackenzie
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2年以上 前

Job Description

Our client is a financial markets platform offering integrated content, analytics, and technology via a single solution to financial firms worldwide. From origination to distribution and investors, their platform provides a connection across banking, capital markets, sales and trading, and institutional investing.


The media team works closely with the business to understand media enquiries and provide relevant reports to the financial media, highlighting trends and banking performance. Media associates build strong relationships with financial journalists and support the financial media with their articles.

Position Details:

To increase our client's profile and increase mentions of client's data through targeted financial media in Japan. There will be a particular focus on creating and promoting relevant and intelligent Japan-specific market analysis, and building strong relationships with financial journalists, especially at Nikkei.

The potential candidate will have excellent analytical skills and be an effective communicator who can build strong relationships within the business and with external parties.

Relationship Building:

  • Liaise with business to identify opportunities that utilise analytics content and promote the entire platform through targeted media releases and marketing collateral to Media/Clients and potential leads
  • Proactively promote trends and analysis to media for maximum exposure
  • Help build and expand relationships with banks’ Corporate Communications teams
  • Build strong relationships with Japan and Asia Pacific based journalists

Analysis and reports:

  • Provide ideas to key journalists incorporating analysis & information and deal with requests on day-to-day basis to provide the most relevant analysis and data
  • Assist in the production of Japan press releases / reports to ensure high quality and appropriate distribution
  • Editing newsheets and proactive Media content
  • Working with Relationship and Research teams to create reports for Media and Client distribution

Required Skills

  • 3 years relevant working experience
  • Some client or media interaction
  • Working with individuals on a one-to-one basis and also in a team environment
  • Understanding of financial markets
  • Presented in front of groups
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Team player
  • PC literate with excellent MS excel skills
  • Ability to contribute to meetings effectively
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent standard of spoken and written English AND Japanese