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Head of Brand Partnerships, Japan Job in Japan
Hypebeast , Japan

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
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Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 22, 2021
Last Date
Jun 22, 2021

Job Description

Hypebeast Ltd. started from a sneaker website founded by Kevin Ma in 2005 to a publicly listed media company in 2016. With a total reach of over 40.5M users across all platforms, The media group boasts a global readership across Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and more, with the flagship platform available in five languages. The group has expanded its publishing brands to a wider scope in recent years, encompassing Hypebeast and its multiple content distribution platforms, e-commerce store HBX and agency Hypemaker.
Hypebeast Ltd. has been featured in Forbes’ Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion in 2018 and Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2017.Responsibilities:
  • Lead HYPEBEAST JAPAN advertising team to achieve annual business target through selling 360 and bespoke creative and advertising solutions to clients.
  • Develop Hypebeast creative studio, HYPEMAKER, for further growth in Japan.
  • Generate new leads, screen potential business opportunities, select the deals inline with strategies, lead and facilitate pitch logistics.
  • Serve as a new business resource and actively pursue new revenue sources and provide leadership in strategic development of new business.
  • Manage solid client relationships at executive level of substantial international and domestic accounts.
  • Develop and implement overarching outbound sales and business development strategy, sales processes, structure, and best practices across the team.
  • Identify new opportunities for potential growth in new categories, from current clients and via innovation (product, services, offering).
  • Provide leadership and management to direct reports, being accountable for their performance and providing them with professional development opportunities.
  • Deep understanding of youth marketing and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function (advertising and marketing).
  • Increase awareness of HYPEBEAST and HYPEMAKER brand internally and externally through partners, press, media, client community, intermediaries.
  • Be on top of relevant market trends, client needs, expectations and opportunities as well as shifts in the competitive landscape.
  • Degree holder in Marketing, Business or related disciplines.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in the advertising/media industry with 3+ years of managerial experience.
  • A problem solver who understands the intricacies of today’s media/advertising and the market gaps.
  • Flawless presentation skills and the ability to lead strategic conversations that navigate the needs of HYPEBEAST and the client.
  • Solid track record in sales achievements against quantitative targets selling to direct or agency business.
  • Excellent knowledge of the digital advertising sectorwith strong contract base among agencies and network of direct clients.
  • Experience in high volumes of face-to-face meetings per week and able to communicate with C level executive.
  • A strong team player with positive attitude and mindset.
  • Strong communication, analytical, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to translate analytics into insights and recommendations.
  • Native Japanese with high proficiency in spoken and written English.
If you think you’ve got what it takes, please provide your cover letter, CV and expected salary.
This position is based and located in Tokyo. Candidate must be eligible to work in Japan.
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