Business Development for creative shoe making platform

JLPT 2 or above (Business)
IT start up


The company runs unique market place where the users can design their own shoes and make the manufacturers realize their dream design. There has been such market places in many items, but this company tries the field of shoes. The company has its HQ in US but after they make a global partnership alliance with one of the biggest department shops in Japan, they are now launching their service to Japan.

The founder was born in the shoe subcontract maker that has been working for more than decades. Although his family has been producing a lot of shoes that are well known as global top brands, he feels like his family has never been acknowledged. He realized the difference between the global brand and his family producer are the design and marketing skills.

He founded his company in the US but now is expanding his business in Japan as well as in other Asian countries.  The company not only provides the platform but also provides assistance to work together with shoe designers from concept development to brand management and sales.

Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan

Job Description

■Job Description

Through the job, you will:

・Help the global expansion of the company by building the first successful case in Tokyo

・Locate or propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.

・Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending equity investments.

・Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.

・Develop strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture and partners with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners’ needs and goals.


■The position is suitable for those who

・ Are fanatic about sneakers and like to keep track of the latest footwear trends.

・ Want to make meaningful contributions to a fast growing start-up.



・Passion about fashion

(Preferable Requirement)

・Bi-lingual in Japanese/English preferred

・Experience with sales
・Experience with inventory management
・Experience working with remote teams

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply here wit the relevant CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 


First the organization will be screening your resume.  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 

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