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PR Manager (Maternity Leave Contract)

Job Title: PR Manager (Maternity Leave Contract)
Contract Type: 契約社員
Location: Tokyo
Salary: 6 - 8.5 Million Yen Annually
Start Date: ASAP
REF: DS615088
Contact Name: Danny Silk
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3年弱 前

Job Description

My client, an American company, is a travel review, booking and information service. They are looking for a PR Manager(Maternity Leave Contract) for their Tokyo office.



PR Manager(Maternity Leave Contract)

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Reports to: Country Manager



  • Our client is looking for a smart, self-motivated and energetic PR Manager to take responsibility for on-going development and implementation of a media relations strategy that establishes the client as the most reliable information source of travel from both media and consumers.
  • This will be a contract role to cover the maternity leave of the current PR Manager.


  • Leading the development of all PR communications around product launches, enhancements and milestones, ensuring there is effective narrative to support the client’s leadership position
  • Localizing the global PR initiative, by value added approach to appropriate for Japan market
  • Plan and manage unique local PR campaign using assets from our site and our world largest travel community, such as reviews, information and photos
  • Determining and prioritize the media value by the actual impact and pitch appropriate stories for them
  • Build up creative social media campaigns, leveraging Facebook, Twitter and Blogger channels to grow brand awareness and engagement of client’s service
  • Working closely with the other Japan and APAC business teams to promote the functions other teams want to push to the site users
  • Providing crisis management support


  • 5+ years of relevant experience at reputable PR firm or web based clients preferred, or similar corporate experience via in-house role/s
  • Creative thinker who can develop unique post and promotions ideas
  • Outstanding consumer-oriented writing skills
  • Native in Japanese, fluent in English
  • Data oriented, action oriented, strong analytical skills, understands and utilizes metrics relevant to the role
  • Self-starter/works on own initiative
  • Good business judgment when making decisions and always considers the relevance/impact of each decision on the business
  • Professional, “get it done: attitude and work ethic.” Energy, creativity, and passion for opportunity to build a sustainable competitive advantage and drive new business
  • Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people.


  • Grasps the essence of new information; recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development; seeks feedback.
  • Exhibits integrity though fair and ethical behaviour toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment.
  • Strong analytical skills: understands and utilizes metrics relevant to role
  • Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner