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Job ID : 1412759 Date Updated : September 22nd, 2023
世界最大の独立系PRコンサルティング 海外チームと英語コミュニケーションあり

(Senior) Account Manager / FinComm-Finance Service Client

Hiring Company エデルマン・ジャパン株式会社
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Casual Clothing Flex Time

Job Description

Job Description of Account Manager / Senior Account Manager at Finance Service Client Division, Edelman Smithfield Japan

Edelman Smithfield is our specialist capital markets and financial services communications team based in Tokyo. As part of Edelman's global financial communications and investor relations offering, we apply our expertise in financial markets to support our clients' engagement with stakeholders on the issues that matter to them. The primary role of an (Senior) Account Manager is to undertake the day-to-day account work for clients, be fully involved in developing strategy for the client, be proactive in suggesting initiatives to add value, and be able to provide advice and opinion where appropriate. 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Developing and leading engagement with media, bankers, analysts, lawyers and other third-party stakeholders.
  • Develop, write and edit proposals, research, media materials, strategic communications and stakeholder materials.
  • Manage the formulation and implementation of strategic and tactical implementation of financial communications plans.
  • Managing transactions liaising with bankers, lawyers, clients and the teams ensuring the quality and delivery to deadline.
  • Proactively develop and grow client accounts, working with and mobilizing Edelman specialties and resources across multiple offices.
  • Help development of other members of the team.
  • Support to develop a constructive working environment.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Qualifications / Required Attributes:

Background / Experiences

  • At least 5+ years working experience at the Japanese “Blue-Chip” Companies, or agency experience with a demonstrable interest in and knowledge of financial services sector and current affairs.
  • Depth of experience developing strategic external and internal corporate communication plans.


  • Excellent Japanese writing and presentation skills, particularly in light of Japanese business practice.
  • The ability to write technical terms used by financial service clients (particularly in asset management clients) and a firm understanding of economics and the dynamics which shape economies and investment decisions (e.g. monetary and fiscal policy, employment levels, supply-demand, inflation etc.)   
  • Set up and lead well researched traditional and integrated corporate communications programs to build reputation and brand trust.
  • Has a developed knowledge of how the media works, key players, keeping up to date, and an established journalist network.
  • Managing multiple concurrent projects.
  • The ability to own and manage client, internal and third-party stakeholder relationships at multiple levels.
  • Experience managing account team members and collaborating across multi-disciplinary teams.

Other Matters:

  • Takes personal responsibility for quality, deliver to deadline, perform under pressure with close attention to detail.
  • Acts responsibly and with integrity.
  • An effective team player.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
  • Nanboku Line, Roppongi Itchome Station

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Work Hours スーパーフレックスタイム制(コアタイムなし)
Holidays 土日祝日、年末年始12/28-1/3
Job Division Edelman Smithfield Japan, Finance Service Client Division
Industry Advertising, PR

Job Category

  • Banking and Financial Services > Other (Banking and Financial Services)
  • Banking and Financial Services > Compliance, Audit

Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Japanese