Marketing Manager, Japan

Tokyo, JP

Job Description / Skills Required

Overview:

Oversees strategic planning, development and coordination of all marketing activities in the region to promote company products and further the company's business objectives.
Responsibilities:

Works independently, typically has flexibility and authority over daily work priorities
Manages tradeshows and workshops in Japan
Manages OEM/OEM marketing activities in Japan
Coordinates marketing collateral development with OEM and partners
Handle PR relationship and manage PR events
Manage and expand social media across the region
Planning and executing channel-focused marketing collateral and events, launching new products and campaigns into channels, and driving ongoing communications with our resellers and distributors
Design and implement measurements to quantify ROI from channel marketing programs and co-marketing activities with channel partners.
Identify promotional and incentive to and through distribution marketing opportunities to increase partner productivity and on-boarding
Qualifications:

BA in marketing or business administration, communication studies and public relations with a marketing concentration
Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong writing, presentation, planning and facilitation skills
Strong project management skills to deal with the diverse requirements of the job and the constantly changing environment
Understanding of corporate marketing processes and tools including messaging and branding guidelines, trade show management experience, budget management practices, etc.
Experience / familiarity with channel marketing or sales
Previous experience in data center networking technologies or knowledge of Mellanox product offerings a plus
Proficiency in Word and PowerPoint is a must
Solid software skills in graphic and web design programs and proficiency in working with Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design and Dreamweaver) is a plus