We break stories, influence ideas, and advance business intelligence and cultural interest. We expose the events that turn markets, the digital breakthroughs that transform art, the demand that drives invention, as well as the political and societal passing moments and lasting consequences. We are the people of Dow Jones. From different fields, backgrounds and viewpoints we invite you to join us.
Examine the world and bring it to others.
What do we do?
Dow Jones provides news and business information to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. It has produced unrivalled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations with nearly 2,000 journalists in more than 75 bureaus globally. Its leading publications and products include the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.
Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager based in Hong Kong, this role is to support the marketing operations of Dow Jones events, conferences and roadshows to be held in Japan in the coming months. This position is a part of a global marketing team and is ideal for a creative and energetic candidate who enjoys working in a fast paced environment, is resourceful and eager to learn more about strategic marketing and hands-on execution.
What are my accountabilities?
Liaise with third party vendors (such as the hotel, translator, production agency) and our guest speakers on all event planning details/ logistics leading up to the event.
Run point (with help from the APAC marketing team) on the day of the event including registration of guests, greeting and prepping of guest speakers, directing and managing of hotel staff, clicking of slides, etc.
Work with the Sales team on creating, crafting, proofreading ALL Japanese copy for the event including invitation, program agenda, RSVP landing page, confirmation email, reminder email, thank you email, sorry we missed you email.
Create all on-site branding including backdrop, podium sign, holding slides, welcome signage, and other directional signages in Japanese.
Manage day to day RSVPs and respond to any incoming clients/prospects’ inquiries regarding the event.
Compile the leave-behind back containing all Japanese collateral and presentations, draft Japanese script required for our internal speakers and create name badges in Japanese prior to the event.
Data input in Japanese all business cards collected at the event into a template that will be uploaded into Salesforce.com CRM within 48 hours of the event.
This role is also expected to support the company’s Japanese website (), including upkeep of the Japan website to incorporate updates from the DJ global site in the last 6 months plus any local market updates such as events, content and press releases. To test the website on a continuous basis to ensure page is running smoothly without bugs and to monitor on an ongoing basis any issues to be flagged to the technical team.
Degree holder with 3 to 4 years’ experience with Marketing or Events.
Strong verbal and written Japanese and English skills
Ability to work proactively and independently
Good relationship skills and an ability to operate within a matrix environment with multiple stakeholders
How do I apply?
Dow Jones recruits high achievers, self-motivated and innovative thinkers and we reward talent with exceptional opportunities for career growth and competitive remuneration with comprehensive benefits. Those of you who think that this could be your most exciting marketing call of the day and know that you can make an immediate contribution to the success of Dow Jones in Asia, we want to hear from you!
To apply, please submit in confidence a cover letter (in English), detailed resume (in English) stating your qualifications, contact details and current and expected salary to us.
* Please note only candidates requested for interview will be contacted*
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
Job Locations JPN-TOKYO
Requisition ID 2017-30522
Job Function Marketing
Job Area1 Marketing & Corp Comms