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About the Job

Are you searching for a role where honesty, humility, and courage aren’t just things we talk about but are integral values driving every decision and interaction? Are you excited about expanding an international brand among Japanese customers? Are you passionate about marketing Warhammer in Japan?

As the Marketing Manager for Japan, you will ensure our marketing efforts support the growth of the Warhammer hobby by understanding and localising global marketing plans for the Japanese market. We are looking for someone who has a willingness to work in a culture that encourages openness, honesty, and values constructive feedback.

Being an experienced marketeer and people manager, you should demonstrate a naturally collaborative work style and confidence in communicating with stakeholders and peers. Proficiency in English is essential, as you will work closely with colleagues from the UK daily.

With the support and guidance of the Global Brand and Category Manager, you will develop an annual marketing plan for Japan that aligns with our global strategy and meets local sales and marketing objectives. You and your team will create and distribute engaging content, attract new customers and enhance the Warhammer brand presence, and support our sales activities. Regular performance reporting and participation in global campaign reviews will be part of your responsibilities, using data and insights to refine your local marketing efforts.

To be successful in this role you will be someone who easily develops effective working relationships and is confident working with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Additionally, you should have prior experience working in Japan with international businesses and various business cultures, and knowledge of Warhammer and/or board games would be beneficial.

Marketing is a fast-paced and dynamic field. If you enjoy localising global plans and delivering impactful marketing content, then this could be the role for you. Join us and help grow the Warhammer hobby in Japan!

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At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is just as important as your skills and experience.

Other Essential Information

Closing date: All applications must be in English and be received by midnight JST on Sunday 21st July 2024.

Location: This is a hybrid position with the expectation to work from the office in Tokyo a minimum of 1 day per week. 

Language Requirement: Proficiency in both English and Japanese is essential for this role.

Interview Process: This will involve a two-step interview process as we look forward to meeting you and getting to know you better.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply please send us a letter or video telling us why you want this job. This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.

Please also include an up-to-date CV. When you have gathered this information, you can click here to apply.

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