Project Manager for promising IoT startup

JLPT 2 or above (Business)
Volunteer/Housing Resident

About

This company has a mission to make the world like a “playground” : they are producing innovating products that will transform current recreational activity to next level. 

 

This company develops a wearable transceiver which people can wear in the ear. Through the tranceiver, people can communicate with several friends in real time with no body restriction. You can wear this device for example during outdoor activity such as snowboarding, fishing, cycling and running by using this communication tool.

 

The device is connected to smartphone through Bluetooth, and the VoIP apps connect the users with their friends. Since the connection between users is done through mobile network, the distance does not affect the function.

 

Another feature is hands-free mode with Voice Activity Detection technology. When the users use hands-free mode, the microphone detects only speaker’s voice. Therefore, people can communicate smoothly without the external noise such as wind and car’s engines around.

This company has successfully fundraised the highest amount in IoT product field in Japan.

 

Recommendation points from Active Connector:

  • -We only need one word to explain the products and workers. The product is really “COOL” and the workers look really “FUN.”

  • -For those who wants to pursue the best product for recreation and expand it globally, this is the company to join.

  • -The service can be also described as Sports×IT×Recreation

 

Company profile:

  • -Established in 2014

  • -Number of employees is about 10

  • -Planning to get listed 

 

Corporate culture:

  • -Perform well during the work, and play hard outside the work

  • -Working with free spirit

  • -Most of the employees are very active and love to do sports

  • -Some employees even get together to play sports together on weekend 

Job Description

Job description:

  • The company is expanding the business into North America first, eventually they plan on expanding into Europe and Asia next year. Currently they are finalising the organisation of sales, marketing, operation and finance for each country, so the company is looking for candidats who can connect local staff and distributors from around the world with the staff in Tokyo .

  • -Project management for logistics, backoffice, and sales oveseas 

  • -Establish relationships with local agencies or partnership companies and deal with legal staff

  • -Manage the launches

  • -Report progress to executive members of the Board

  • (Depending on your skills and experience, the company may assign more responsibility)

 

Requirement:

  • -Fluent level of English

  • -Businees level Japanese

  • -3 years working experience 

  • -High communication skills 

  • -Okay with many overseas business trips 

 

Ideal candidates:

  • -Who have experience in project management

  • -Who have experience in marketing or sales (particularly experience promoting a single product) 

  • -Who love sports and outdoor activities (please detail this in your application)

 

Place:

Tokyo

 

Condition:

  • -Annual Salary: 3-6 million yen/ year (Ex. 4.5 million yen for employee with 3 years experience)

  • -Bonus and pay raise: depends on performance

  • -Welfare: social insurance, transportation allowance

  • -Working hour: Starting at 11:00 (Discretionary labor system)

  • -Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday

  • -Work-at-home is possible

 

*Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only*

Salary range: ¥Less than 20,000.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply here with the relevant Japanese and English 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 and .  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 

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