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Manager, Advertising Sales, Japan

Posted: 30 Jun 2021 Closes: 16 Aug 2021
Toranomon, JP Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1022848724

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages.

Are you someone who is passionate about growing the business revenue footprints across Japan? Do you have the aptitude in advertising and digital sales? Enthusiastic, eat, live, breathe all aspects of entertainment, especially music and animation? If so, you could be our next Manager, Advertising Sales, Japan.

Reporting to Senior Manager, Advertising Sales, Japan, you would play a pivotal part in the advertising sales team. Actively participating in growing sales revenues, developing strategic plans across set clientele for Japan market and lines of business it serves which are consistent with the established short and long term goals of the Company, and ensuring their proper execution.

  • Develop long term growth strategies, business and revenue forecasting with complete budget responsibility for digital advertising sales
  • Manage sales and revenue targets via advertising revenue from advertisers, clients in Japan and overseas clients within Asia
  • Perform daily sales activities in order to achieve overall budget assigned to the department each year and your personal budget.
  • Work cohesively and articulate clients briefs (digital first/cross platform solutions) clearly too internal / external stakeholders to derive the most competent and effective sales solutions
  • Collaborate within cross functional departments in the Japan and within Asia
  • Keep abreast with the rapidly changing digital technology and marketing trends in the advertising industry to ensure proposed plans meet the needs of clients
  • Address client queries effectively and in a timely manner
  • Work with large-scale clients on advertising projects; acquiring sponsorship for digital advertising initiatives and sponsors for events

  • Bachelor Degree in Sales and Marketing or related field of study
  • Minimum 5 years working experience, preferably in advertising business and digital advertising industry
  • Strong knowledge of all aspects of entertainment, especially music and animation
  • Ability to think strategically with a flair in negotiation
  • Excellent social skills which will enable you to interact with a wide range of personalities and build effective relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Highly organized, collaborative self-starter with the ability to work under pressure, set priorities, handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in acquiring sponsorship for digital advertising initiatives, and sponsors for events
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Japanese and English preferred

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
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