Our client, an International Market Research Provider specialising in the retail, luxury, fashion and hospitality industries, is looking for a Business Development Executive.
Japanese BD Executive
In this position, based in Tokyo and reporting to our Regional BD Manager in the APAC region, your commercial focuses are the major players in the premium and luxury brands in Japan. You are mainly tasked to:
- Work with our CRM database to source, maintain and update our market intelligence on the Japanese shakers and movers in the complex matrix organizations of multi product lines local, regional and global brands;
- Research and approach prospective Japanese based clients with our value-added market research service offerings and solutions;
- Turn these leads into formal company presentations, service offerings and contracts.
- Monitor and document industry trends and issues to also help turning them into service opportunities
- Exchange, coordinate and cooperate with internal commercial functions in your business unit and other business units to help present a seamless marketing image, communications and service offerings for prospective local, regional and worldwide missions.
You bring to this position a driven, result-oriented, resilient, persistent and articulated personality that you support by:
- A degree in the field of marketing, communication, business or any related field.
- Proven experience in BD/Sales/Marketing in retail or luxury industry and with exposure to international environments.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Native level of Japanese with fluency in spoken and written English.