Marketing Executive - Japanese Speaker - Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Up to £30,000 dependent on experience + annual bonus and company benefits
Rare career-development opportunity for a Marketing Assistant or Marketing Executive ideally from the sports travel, events or hospitality industry to work in partnership with Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the marketing of ticket-inclusive hospitality.
Who we are:
We are a global leader in the provision of premium spectator experiences through unique and innovative travel and hospitality programmes at sporting events. With unparalleled expertise, we put sport at the heart of everything we do, to deliver a range of enhanced event experiences that enable spectators to fully engage with sports brands and immerse themselves in the event.
We work in partnership with some of the world’s most prestigious sporting organisations:
+ Rugby World Cup 2019 – Official Travel & Hospitality
+ Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – Official Hospitality
+ Team GB Live – Official Partner of British Olympic Association
+ International Cricket Council (ICC) – Official Travel
+ All Blacks Tours – Official Travel
The Marketing Executive Opportunity:
Our marketing function is headed up by the Head of Marketing (HoM) and consists of two Marketing Campaign Managers (MCM) who report to the HoM and are responsible for the management of marketing campaigns that drive sales opportunities and leads for specific projects that are owned by the Group.
We now have a requirement for a Japanese-speaking Marketing Executive (ME) to work on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Official Hospitality programme delivery.
The primary role of the ME is to assist the MCM in delivering effective marketing campaigns to drive awareness and engagement for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Official Hospitality sales.
The ME will be required to manage internal creative requests using in-house designers and third-party marketing agencies. A major aspect of the role will be providing translations and writing copy in Japanese. They will also be responsible for providing campaign support and administration to the MCM and HoM, including PO and budget management.
Key to this role will be managing the review and approvals process, working closely with TOCOG, to ensure all collateral utilising brand assets meets brand guidelines.
Essential knowledge and skills:
+ Fluent Japanese and English language – written and spoken
+ Strong project management / organisational skills
+ Marketing administration experience e.g. diary management, PO creation etc.
+ Proof-reading and attention to detail
+ Data analysis and report writing skills
+ Proficient IT skills: ability to use in-house software– predominately Microsoft Office programmes to an intermediate level
(particularly PowerPoint, Excel and Word)
+ Good presentation and PowerPoint skills
Desired knowledge and skills:
+ Experience of assisting multi-channel campaigns with numerous approvals and stakeholders
+ Budget management skills
+ Experience with CMS systems, including WordPress
+ Experience with CRM and marketing automation systems, including MS Dynamics and ClickDimensions
+ Some experience with PR, PPC and digital marketing
+ An interest in sports would be beneficial, particularly Olympic sports
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Sports Travel Marketing, Sports Events Marketing, Sports Marketing, Hospitality Marketing, Events Marketing, Travel and Tours Marketing, Marketing Administrator, Marketing Coordinator.
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager.