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Job ID : 1387490 Date Updated : February 3rd, 2023

Bilingual Marketing Specialist (In-person)

Hiring Company Tokyo Academics
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 3.5 million yen ~ 4.5 million yen

Job Description

About Tokyo Academics:


Tokyo Academics is the passion project of a constellation of teachers, researchers, and academics from around the world. Since 2012, we’ve evolved from a few university friends to a growing number of part-time and full-time individuals located in Tokyo, as well as working remotely. We are an organization of experts deeply passionate about helping students meet their potential and capture the opportunities of the future.


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Bilingual Marketing Specialist with a strong background in partnerships, outreach, copywriting, Google Ads, digital marketing, and translation. The ideal candidate should be a native Japanese speaker, with business level English proficiency and have a deep understanding of the Japanese market and culture. Tokyo Academics operates fully in English with an International work culture. 


We offer a competitive salary package and opportunities for career development. If you are passionate about marketing and want to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, please apply with your resume and cover letter.


Make sure to take a look at the Careers page on our website for additional available positions!

What you will work on:

  • Identify and develop new business partnerships to drive growth and revenue
  • Manage, maintain existing partnerships while making new ones to ensure strong relationships
  • Create and execute marketing campaigns to drive engagement and conversions
  • Write and edit copy for various marketing materials such as email campaigns, website content, and social media posts
  • Manage and optimize Google Ads campaigns to drive traffic and conversions
  • Utilize digital marketing tools and techniques to increase brand awareness and drive traffic to the website
  • Translate marketing materials from English to Japanese and vice versa
  • Reach out to schools and establish partnerships with schools 
  • Give presentations and answer questions



  • Competitive compensation package, commensurate with experience
  • Bonuses based on company growth 
  • 20 days of paid time off per year 
  • Autonomy to implement ideas and have a significant impact


Work hours:

  • 40 hours per week, in-person (Tokyo)
  • Flexible schedule, but must be available from Monday - Friday during regular business hours (10am - 7pm JST)

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status No permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Our ideal candidate:

  • Native fluency in Japanese
  • Working English proficiency
  • Proven experience in partnerships, outreach, copywriting, Google Ads, digital marketing, and translation, etc.
  • Strong understanding of the Japanese market and culture
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with data
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in marketing and project management tools
  • Preferred skills in:
  1. Graphic Design (Adobe suite, Canva)
  2. Web editing (Wordpress, HTML, CSS)
  3. Light video editing
  4. Light audio editing
  5. Organizational tasks

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 3.5 million yen ~ 4.5 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Work Hours 10am - 7pm Japan time
Job Division Marketing

Job Category

  • Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications > Branding & Strategic Marketing
  • Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications > Market Research & Analysis
  • Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications > PR, Communications & Investor Relations
  • Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications > Online Marketing
  • Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications > Other Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications
Hiring Company Information

Tokyo Academics

Bilingual Marketing Specialist (In-person) Job Information | Work in Japan · Jobs with International Companies · Jobs that Use English · CareerCross

Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company

Company Description

Tokyo Academics is Japan's premier tutoring and learning center for primary and secondary school students. We equip our students to be fiercely independent, entrepreneurial thinkers.

In a world where innovation is increasingly bottom-up, we imbue students with the skills, confidence, and resilience they need to succeed in academics, the world at large, and whatever challenges lie ahead in the future.