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Senior Manager, Communications



Marketing & Communications
Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Monday, June 20, 2022
At Match Group (NASDAQ: MTCH), millions of members use our products every month and our customers go on tens of thousands of dates every single day. Our reach and impact are staggering. We believe that no business brings more happiness to more people than ours; we can never forget the impact we have on society and most importantly, our community members.
Pairs (ペアーズ) is Match Group’s flagship service and the leading online dating brand in Japan, used by more than 15 million people in Japan and Taiwan. Since its launch 10 years ago in 2012, we have received success stories from over 500,000 people and gave birth to 7% of married couples in Japan in 2021.
Our mission is to spark meaningful connections for every single person worldwide. In the 20+ years since we pioneered online dating, hundreds of millions of members from all ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, and backgrounds have used our apps to form meaningful connections.
Pairs (ペアーズ) is looking for a talented communications executive with a strong understanding of the media ecosystem in Japan and is adept at managing comprehensive communications strategies and tactics in the market. In addition, a deep understanding of what it means to be in youth culture is important. The candidate will be a member of a seasoned group of professionals helping to shape and tell the story of Pairs as product, service and brand. You must be an independent thinker and a self-starter with the ability for innovation and new ideas, making the leap from information to insight to strategy. Of particular interest are candidates with backgrounds in the technology, entertainment, or lifestyle sector and those who are used to working in a fast-paced environment that requires agility, selflessness, and the ability to manage multiple things at once.
This role might be right if these are true of you:
- Excellent news judgment, adept at corporate reputation and issues management.
- A strong network of relationships with journalists across many verticals
- Long track record of successful agency and budget management
- Substantial experience dealing with senior executives and ability to make strategic and succinct presentations to leadership
- Track record as a company spokesperson
- Extensive experience running 360 campaigns in partnership with marketing teams and a strong understanding of the go-to-market process
- Deep understanding of product communications, having launched or led many tech products throughout their career
- Experience with Trust & Safety topics or teams ideally having worked on these technology platform issues - data privacy, personal security, free speech, etc.
- Exposure to or experience managing projects in conjunction with Government Relations teams
- Successful track record leading a complex list of stakeholders across an individual brand and a parent company
- 6+ years proven experience in media, corporate, or agency settings
私たちのビジョンである「かけがえのない人との出会いを生み出し、 日本、アジアにデーティングサービス文化を定着させる。」の達成にはブランドの構築や、ただ会員数を増やすことではなく、安心や信頼、そのための認知向上が必要です。
・Pairs及びPairs Engageのサービスの認知と利用意向を上げる
・含む、Pairs及びPairs Engageの実績の一番強い要素である
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If these qualities and qualifications sound like you, we might be a match:

  • A high degree of executive credibility, preferable within the technology, e-commerce, entertainment, and media industries
  • A successful record of leadership experience managing, developing, and encouraging a team of hardworking professionals
  • A quick learner with an analytical mind, able to exert strategic vision while building consensus through a consultative working style
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, with a track record of leading change and (virtual) team-building experiences
  • A strong bias-to-action, adept and agile on changing course and getting things done on short timeframes.
  • A succinct communicator in a hands-on role, detailed and highly organized.
  • A record of working on complex, global, and time-critical projects
  • Loves youth culture, spends a lot of time on TikTok or Snapchat, knows what the latest trends are before Taylor Lorenz
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • 【必須条件】
  • 何かの課題解決に向けて、世の中に発信するための業務についていれば
  • 子会社経営、事業責任者経験など含む
  • ビジネス環境やテクノロジーなどのトレンドに対しての洞察力
  • 一般事務スキル+クラウドツールによる資料作成能力
  • ベーシックの英語力
  • 【歓迎条件】
  • 事業部PRだけでなく、CORP PRの経験もある
  • マーケティング担当としての経験
  • クロスファンクショナルチームでの経験
If these qualities and qualifications sound like you, we might be a match: