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Job ID : 1094308 Date Updated : March 5th, 2021
A pioneer of public relations in Japan!

International Account Manager

Hiring Company Cosmo Public Relations Corporation
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 5 million yen ~ 6 million yen

Job Description


The International Account Manager is primarily responsible to act as an active member of the day-to-day client services on assigned accounts, for both Japanese and overseas clients, with support from Japanese teams and the firm’s management.

The role requires strong, demonstrated capabilities in working directly with clients and a passion for healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices.
You are responsible for confidently participating in client projects, working collaboratively with internal teams to achieve client objectives through smart and effective solutions. You are also expected to be resourceful in coming up with new ideas to address clients' challenge.

You will report to one of the Managing Directors in the company, but from time to time will report to the CEO of the company and senior management.


  • Develop presentations, PR materials and other internal/external communications that are strategic and meet the client’s objectives in English.
  • Liaise with non – inhouse native English editors to ensure that the content is consistent with what our inhouse consultants would like to convey.
  • Assist in creating marketing tools for the firm, and will oversee other communication tools, such as case studies, web content etc.
  • Create original content in English, but often oversee that the translation of the materials is consistent and coherent.
  • Participate in development of clients' marketing strategies and tactics; collaborates with multiple internal stakeholders to ensure consensus around tactics’ scope and approach.


  • Thoroughly understand and communicate clients’ expectations internally to ensure staffing resources and performance expectations are met.
  • Maintain ongoing, effective communications with client peers to ensure there are no surprises and the work is meeting all expectations.
  • Establish and meet internal client and project revenue targets.
  • Manage multiple client projects of varying sizes in a fast-paced environment.
  • Participate in new business development through proactively identifying and pursuing opportunities to grow existing business.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Native
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.
  • Must be a native English speaker with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Minimal Japanese communication skills, as the firm’s official language is in Japanese.
  • Minimum 3+ years in healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, or related experience
  • Excellent business communication skills
    • Informal/formal presentation and writing skills; including presenting to clients
    • Able to develop final documents and presentations
    • Work with and find solutions to any issues that need to be resolved in cooperation and under the direction of the Japanese Account Director or other Account Managers.
    • Edit junior staff writing and presentation material
    • Able to communicate critical information to management and the client
  • Very comfortable working with clients directly.
  • Able to develop solutions to client needs and problems:
    • Collaborate with internal partners to strategize ideas
    • Be creative
    • Research the market to identify trends and data to support ideas
    • Understand program objectives and strategies
  • Ability to direct and synthesize research for new business.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, with a track record of following through on client requests and with high-quality deliverables on schedule and on budget.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel).
  • High energy, able to effectively operate in fast-paced, growing and evolving environment.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
  • Hibiya Line, Kamiyacho Station

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 5 million yen ~ 6 million yen
Work Hours 9:00 - 17:30
Holidays 完全週休二日 土日祝日、夏期休暇、年末年始休暇、有給休暇10日~20日
Hiring Company Information

Cosmo Public Relations Corporation

International Account Manager - 1094308

Company Description

Cosmo Public Relations Corporation (hereafter: COSMO) is one of Japan's leading independent strategic communication consultancies. Established in 1960, COSMO is a pioneer in the field of public relations in Japan. Today, we continue to shape the communication landscape in the fields of Healthcare.




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