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Job ID : 1456064 Date Updated : February 21st, 2024
Ranked #1 Global Independent Distributor

International Sales Representative

Hiring Company Smith & Associates Far East Ltd.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

About Us

Founded 40 years ago in Houston, TX, US, Smith sources, manages, and distributes the electronic components that go into everything from mobile phones and computers to appliances and automobiles. Smith is the leading independent distributor of electronic components and ranks number six among all global distributors. We are always looking for talented individuals to join our dynamic, friendly, and professional team environment. Located in more than 20 cities around the world, you’ll find a home here as part of the Smith family.

Our legion of employees communicates in 50 different languages and dialects and buys and sells components 24 hours per day, with global sales in excess of $12.9 billion since 2019. We’re always moving; helping manufacturers navigate market shifts, customizing supply chain solutions, testing components using cutting-edge technology, and more.


  • Identify and develop potential customers and vendors worldwide
  • Conduct diligent research online and approach prospective customers via phone and other communication methods
  • Handle daily communication and provide excellent service to new and existing customers
  • Provide sales and administrative support to existing customers
  • Research and develop an in-depth understanding of electronic components and market trends
  • Participate and assist in ad hoc projects

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 1 year
Career Level Entry Level
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Bachelor's degree or above in any discipline
  • 2+ years of B2B sales or new business development experience
  • Results-oriented attitude to approach and tackle problems with actionable solutions
  • Self-motivated with a hunger for success
  • Ready and willing to embrace challenges and achieve bold goals
  • Possess a growth mindset and aspirations to learn and go far
  • Committed team player with a strong passion for widening their business network and exposure
  • Proficiency in English and Japanese

What We Offer

  • Rewarding careers
  • Uncapped commission
  • Collaborative and dynamic culture
  • Comprehensive learning and development
  • Gym and wellness sponsorships
  • Modern, streamlined office design
  • Year-round company activities and outings
  • Opportunities to give back to our community

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Industry Distribution

Job Category

  • Sales > B2B Sales
  • Sales > Overseas Sales
  • Sales > Other (Sales)
  • Customer Service, Secretary and Administration > Sales Assistant
  • Electronics and Semiconductor Technology > Other (Electronics and Semiconductor Technology)

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company