Do you have what it takes to work for a Top 18 Great Place to Work in Japan for the past 2 years? 

Meltwater is the global industry leader in news and social media intelligence. We provide insights to over 36,000 companies around the world to help them form strategy, and make more informed decisions. We have experienced significant growth in the Japan market since our entry in 2008, and have a need to further grow our passionate team in Japan’s commercial hub: Tokyo.

With the huge growth we’re experiencing, we are looking for highly ambitious and driven individuals to be part of our talented sales team, whose mission is to educate Japanese medium to large businesses on the impact of insight from news and social media.

This opportunity represents a unique opportunity to join a global business, with a vision to create a strong APAC footprint, and pioneer a new software category for businesses.

Location Tokyo:  Shibuya-ku, Ebisu, Tokyu Fudosan Bldg

Start Date: May 2019


What is the job?

  • Working in a team environment to drive Meltwater's revenue growth through consultative sales

  • Own your entire sales process; from lead generation and value creation to negotiation and execution of closing strategies

  • Liaise closely with a mentor to ensure you are continuously developing

  • Meet individual and team targets

  • Consult with companies on how they use news and social media data to inform strategy and decision making


Is this you?

  • Overachiever at high school and university

  • Undergraduate degree (commerce, business, law, science, psychology encouraged)

  • Experience working in a professional environment (either full term or internships)

  • Demonstration of interests outside of work and study (travel, exchange, sport, volunteering etc.)

  • Keen interest in news, current affairs and social media

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Eligibility to legally work in Japan


What does the first 3 months look like?

  • First few days spent in Tokyo with all new hires in either class-room style or 1on1 sitting next to manager at mini-meeting room.

  • On the job training and mentoring with your line manager: coaching and shadowing you on calls and meetings with ongoing feedback

  • In depth training on the Japanese media landscape and the role news and social media play for businesses

  • ''Ramp up'' KPI's and bonuses

  • Third month follow up training boot camp with all national new hires


What’s in it for you?

  • Be challenged every day to be the best version of yourself

  • Work in dynamic environment that has been ranked Top 18 Great Place to Work in Japan

  • Rigorous training and continual coaching and development

  • Develop valuable skills such as critical thinking, communication, negotiation, business acumen… The list goes on

  • Opportunity for rapid career progression

  • Work for a fast growing global company with offices in 60 cities around the world but heart of a start up

  • JPY 3.36M OTE, with the opportunity to earn more with uncapped commission

  • Lots of benefits and perks including free gym membership, regular social activities and team building exercises and well stocked fridge!

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