Marketing Executive - Japan

 

About us

Chiliz is a global sports and entertainment company that aims to change the way fans interact with their favorite sports and esports teams by offering them a higher level of engagement. 

 

Through blockchain technology, we want to transform fans from passive spectators into active participants who democratically control the competitive arena they love to follow.

 

Our diverse and extraordinary team that spans 20+ nationalities are the driving force behind our success with creative thinking at the heart of anything and everything we do.

 

Our Brands

Chiliz is our tokenized voting platform empowering fans to crowd manage their favorite sports teams, events, leagues and game titles via voting rights acquired through a utility token known as chiliz ($CHZ).

 

Socios.com, powered by the chiliz fintech platform and $CHZ token, will offer fans the opportunity to buy, trade and execute voting or ‘crowd managers’ rights in their favorite football teams. Connecting 4 billion football fans worldwide with the thousands of different UEFA clubs and professional football teams they root for.

 

The Chiliz Blockchain Campus will house world-leading exchanges, crypto-friendly European banks, leading blockchain media groups, service providers including recruitment services and some of the largest Asian crypto funds in a unique cluster in order to grow the ecosystem locally and globally.

 

The Role

We now require a Japanese-speaking Marketing Executive to join our Marketing & Communications team, to build brand awareness and launch our product to a critical market. The Marketing Executive must possess mother-tongue Japanese and must possess knowledge and experience of marketing and communications in the local region.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce, publish and distribute local language materials on the company’s websites, content hubs and social media platforms.
  • Translation of websites, content hubs etc. from source language to a target language, ensuring that the translated version conveys the meaning of the original as clearly as possible. The material includes but is not limited to: 
    • Commercial and/or corporate information
    • Legal
    • Social Media
    • Press Releases
    • Marketing


  • Execution of marketing and communications campaigns in the Japanese market and using Japanese media, social media and messaging platforms.
  • Work closely with the Creative & Content team to produce region-relevant marketing material.
  • Create brand profiles across Japan-specific media, social media and messaging platforms.
  • Build and manage the communities that exist on our brand’s social media profiles.
  • Create timely and engaging content on our brands’ social media profiles to keep the communities engaged and informed on company developments.
  • Develop monthly reports on region-specific emerging media and social media trends for the CMCO.
  • Develop region-specific PR and communications strategies.
  • Respond to media enquiries from Japan; arrange interviews and send out press releases.
  • Public speaking on behalf of Socios.com and Chiliz at region-specific conferences and presentations.
  • Translation service for the CEO and other senior managers for the purposes of media interviews.
  • Work with colleagues and agencies to help plan and implement online marketing campaigns that drive engagement, traffic across social media, search engine optimisation and PR.
  • Drive and manage social media campaigns from content creation, to measurement of campaign success.
  • Proof-read content, including but not limited to social media posts, blog articles and press releases.

 

Skills & Responsibilities 

  • Fluency in two or more languages (English and Japanese essential).
  • A good understanding and in-depth knowledge of language/country-specific cultures, known as localisation.
  • Subject matter knowledge specific to the content you'll be translating. 
  • Excellent writing skills and command of grammar.
  • Attention to detail combined with the ability to work quickly to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to use initiative in a commercial context.
  • Proficiency in the use of a range of computer packages.
  • Self-motivated & eager to acquire new knowledge.
  • Acute attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.
  • Excellent Japanese and English translation skills, including two to four years specific translation experience.
  • Japanese and English interpretation skills, including experience interpreting business meetings and/or conference calls.
  • Familiarity with Japanese history, culture, customs and business protocol.
  • Experience of web content management.
  • Experience in communications and marketing.
  • Must be a confident communicator and presenter.
  • Must possess excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Must have a full understanding of media needs and media relationships.
  • Must possess the ability to keep information confidential.
  • Tactical understanding of all primary social media platforms, as well as Japan-specific.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self -motivated with a positive and professional approach to management.
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills.
  • Able to explain complex social media data in an understandable way.
     

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Marketing or relevant fields would be considered an asset.
  • Holds experience with the following translating technology: Wincaps, SDL Trados Studio 2014, Worldfast Anywhere, Adobe Illustrator, Premiere and Flash, or similar.
  • Native Japanese Speaker.


What We Offer

You will be working in one of Malta’s most spectacular offices with iconic views of Valletta at the heart of Gzira and minutes away from the shopping and entertainment hub of the island. Set within the Malta Blockchain Campus, our office boasts a fantastic chill-out area we share with blockchain companies from around the world. This multi-cultural atmosphere is further enhanced by extraordinary colleagues spanning 20+ nationalities with ideas as diverse and interesting as they are.

 

We move at a lightning speed that reflects the industry we’re in and although we’re a small company, size doesn’t matter when you’re this fast. Professional and personal development are very important to us and along with a supportive and collaborative working environment we offer great company perks but above all we give you the chance to be a part of the future.