Japanese - Business
English - Business
MarComms Lead Tokyo

Job Description

【What you'll do at Moon】
・You will be the senior PR and Communications professional for the Japan market, collaborating with the Head of Marketing and Communications to deliver and execute on a PR and social media strategy for the Japan market that aligns to local needs and Moon’s overall corporate strategy
・You will lead and manage the Marketing and Communications team in Tokyo; assign projects, give feedback and be an excellent coach to promote growth
・You will provide counsel to executives, spokespeople, and the marketing and communications leadership teams on how to message and position Moon and its ventures to media audiences
・You will build and maintain positive relationships with top-tier Japanese media
・You will work closely with the Palo Alto-based Marketing and Communications team on global announcements and proactively plan and execute on plans to support them in Japan
・You will create compelling content for communications opportunities including press releases, blogs, social media posts, bylined articles, messaging documents, FAQs, press presentations and speaking opportunity abstracts and presentations
・You will drive approvals for all communications materials including press releases, media alerts, blogs and bylined articles with Moon leadership and Mitsui’s Communications teams as appropriate


【The must haves】
・You have a minimum of 8+ years’ experience managing public relations programs and teams in Japan; in-house and/or public relations agency experience required
・You have experience in startups/venture incubation, global B2B technology or consumer companies
・You have expert knowledge of the media landscape in Japan and established relationships with top business and trade journalists and publications
・You have high comfort level providing strategic counsel to executives while being hands-on
・You are a strong writer and storyteller that can draft compelling messaging for use in press releases, messaging documents, press presentations, bylines, blogs, social media posts and FAQs
・You have demonstrated ability to create high-quality work, calmly and with good judgment in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
・You have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience; MBA or advanced degree a plus

【The nice to haves】
・You have worked with great success with startups to deliver top tier media results
・You have successfully launched products or companies and you know how to be creative in storytelling for the best results
・You have arranged press conferences and media events and you know that details and quality matter
・You are comfortable to work across languages and cultures
・You like to travel for business and you find traveling between Moon offices (Silicon Valley and Tokyo) particularly exciting

■Years of Experience : 5 years


Job Position Others
Type of Job Full Time
Annual Income 8,000,000JPY ~ 15,000,000JPY
Location Shibuya, Tokyo
Working Time -
Trial Period Yes

Saturdays and Sundays
National holidays
Paid holidays

What's on Offer

Commute fee allowances
Social insurances

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Company Information

Moon Creative Lab Inc.

Moon Creative Lab is a design-led innovation hub that powers the creation of new businesses for Mitsui & Co.

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Company Features

No Dress Code
Many Foreign Employees
Projects in English
In-house Development
Visa Supporting
Have Foreign Employees