Account Executive (South East Asia)

Global Advertising Agency
December 19, 2017
Tokyo, Japan
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One of the world's leading advertising agencies has an exciting opportunity for Account Executives to work in South East Asia (Thailand, Vietnam or another ASEAN country) for a major FMCG client.

As the client is Japanese, the position would be based in Tokyo for the first 3-6 months, followed by an overseas assignment of at least 3 years.

Job Details

  • Work initially in Tokyo, establishing a strong relationship with the client and understanding their global business development strategy.
  • Work closely with the agency's creative and strategic teams to develop a strong communication plan for the client.
  • After 3-6 months, relocate to a local office in SE Asia to lead the campaign execution.
  • Mediate between local partners, the client, and the agency network to anticipate and resolve cultural differences.
  • Report regularly on campaign performance and other brand metrics.


  • At least 1 year of client management experience at an advertising or marketing agency.
  • Deep interest in consumer behavior and marketing psychology.
  • Culturally sensitive and able to thrive in an unfamiliar environment.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Business-level English is essential.
  • Japanese plus one other Asian language preferred.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary ranges from 4M-6M JPY depending on experience.
  • All relocation costs covered by the employer.

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