Sales and Communication Lead

Full time position at ZEPPELIN Inc. Tokyo, Japan



ZEPPELIN is a place unlike any other. It’s a place where you can solve diverse, complex challenges for our partners and the organization. You'll work alongside innovative individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism.

[Job Description]

We are looking for a mature and motivated Sales and Communication Lead with multidisciplinary experience to join our ZEPPELIN Crew in Tokyo, Japan. We welcome passionate, results-oriented strategic thinkers, who can identify with Human-Centered Design. You will be responsible for creating new partnerships, driving company sales as well as inspiring prospective business ventures. This role is dedicated for bilingual candidates with international exposure and global perspectives.

[Role and Responsibilities]

Surface and establish partnerships, and act as a primary representative of ZEPPELIN Products and Services to the outside world. You are capable of building long-term relationships with new and existing partners. Deep understanding of, and experience in Sales and Communication is key to enhancing ZEPPELIN significance and value.

This role requires design sensibilities, business acumen and empathy. You bring at least 6 years of experience in areas such as business development, sales, consulting and strategy.

Additional experience might include:
‐ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills (in both Japanese and English)
‐ Strategic and judicious decision-making with diligent, consistent follow-through
‐ Comfort with, and excitement for engaging with senior executives
‐ Presentation skills and storytelling to diverse audiences - communities, partners, investors or other stakeholders
‐ High level of competence, up-to-date with latest industry trends and best practices
‐ Mentoring and coaching our partner facing Crew in order to increase productivity and business performance
‐ Developing sales strategy and company sales procedures that contribute to ZEPPELIN success
‐ Strong analytical skills and great intuition backed up with data-driven thinking
‐ Ability to take initiative and carry effective decision making in a constantly-changing business environment
‐ Excellent time management and planning skills
‐ Proven negotiation skills (including ability to resolve disputes)
‐ BA/BS degree in a relevant field of study (MBA is a plus)
‐ Native level of Japanese and fluency in English is required