Media Planning Account Director - Native Japanese / N1 Certified (Financial clients)

This regionally renown media planning agency with a focus in financial sector, with offices in multiple locations across Asia, is looking for a Japanese speaking (native or N1 level) to join them as an Account Director. 


They offer excellent benefits:

  • Attractive salary + bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, dental, Chinese, bodycheck), and covers spouse and children
  • Excellent work-life balance 
  • Young and energetic team, with a flat & flexible management style
  • Existing list of clients for you to explore

If you're looking for stability and work-life balance, this is definitely your role. 


Job Duties:

  • Leveraging the existing list of clients, explore and acquire new business in integrated media planning and buying services for the Japan region
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with the Japanese representatives of international clients, as well as Japan-based publishers/media owners
  • Develop business-level sales/pitch proposal documents, and deliver presentations in a professional manner using Japanese and English 
  • Travel to Japan required  


What you need?

  • University Degree, preferably in Japanese Studies, Marketing, Advertising, eCommerce, new media, or related subjects
  • Native in Japanese, or Japanese in professional proficiency, preferably with on-the-ground living / working experience in Japan and passed N1 level exam
  • Candidates without the N1 qualification but who had lived in Japan for years would be considered
  • At least 8 years (Account Director) or 4 years (Account Manager) hands-on working experience in media agency or media sales background
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, as well as interpersonal skills
  • Entrepreneurial with a strong can-do attitude


If you can speak, read and write excellent Japanese, with experience in the media planning/buying field and are seeking to explore greater opportunity in one of the regions most famous media agencies in the financial sector, get in touch with Become today!