Marketing Director - Osaka Startupbootcamp Scale

Marketing Director - Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka

This is a unique opportunity to play the lead marketing role with the team creating and executing a world-class program focused on leading international tech scale-ups and their entry into Japan to engage with Japanese companies and consumers.

Rainmaking is hiring a Marketing Director to build and execute a world-class marketing strategy to promote the Osaka Startupbootcamp Scale program, Rainmaking and a consortium of large and prestigious Japanese corporate partners as the best pathway to market for high quality foreign scaleup companies with potential in Japan. Reporting directly to the Managing Director and working closely with the COO, this role offers an opportunity to educate startups and scaleups globally on the unique value proposition Japan, the Kansai region and the program have to offer.

We’re looking for someone who ticks as many of the following boxes as possible, and the first one is non-negotiable ;) :

- You are a great match with our strong and value driven culture (see below)
- You have 3-5 years of experience in marketing and social media management
- Experience must cover both digital and offline marketing channels
- Ability to engage on strategic planning as well as execution
- Ability to execute a marketing plan including website management, effective usage of social media and copywriting
- Ability to craft and distribute interesting written and visual content in English
- You are a proficient marketing campaign manager with hands on experience 
- You have an understanding and experience with Japanese business culture (Japanese language skills preferred)
- You are organized, action and service oriented
- You are a self starter with focus on execution and speed

Desired criteria includes :

- Experience working with startups, growth companies and/or in the corporate world.
- You have a current knowledge of the accelerator and incubator programs in Asia and beyond
- You are diplomatic and cool under pressure

What we offer :

- A unique culture focusing on three strong values: being entrepreneurial, being impactful and being kind. Read our culture book here 
- A great working environment and awesome colleagues
- A fun and challenging role with lots of room to influence how things get done
- An opportunity to work with some of the world’s best startups transforming the way they engage with exciting new markets 
- A platform designed to create meaningful partnerships between startups and partners of the program
- A genuine path to be a happy and whole person with flexible and independent work environment so you can have time to carve out for your friends and family

About you :

- You live and breathe all things marketing and are attracted to startups, founders and technology
- You want to improve people's lives by driving innovation across borders
- You love action and getting things done
- You love being a team member and team leader
- You are an independent self starter… but you enjoy being part of a family
- You are action oriented and highly persistent

About Rainmaking :

- We are the people behind Startupbootcamp, the global accelerator with 75 programs on four continents behind us 
- We are a fast growing innovation execution engine 
- We are a partnership of serial entrepreneurs with a mix of corporate and startup backgrounds 
- We are 150+ passionate innovators distributed across 12 offices
- We’ve worked with 100 of the Fortune 500 
- We’re at the intersection of startups, corporates, investors and talent
- Read about Rainmaking