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Communication Manager

Date: Nov 9, 2018

Location: Tokyo, Japan, 13, JP

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 113247 

Additional Work Location(s) ​​​​​: Tokyo, Japan 

Job Description

A Career at HARMAN

Harman International is a global leading company for audio related products. Person for this position will be in charge of overseeing planning marketing activity for both offline and online. He/she drives marketing communication planning throughout the company.


Position Summary:

Communications manager perform a variety of tasks, such as the creation and development of print and online advertising, email marketing, web site management and content development. Provide overall project management over company marketing plans and initiatives. Create synergy among offline activities such as events, print materials and owned, earned media in order to increase brand awareness.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

No direct reports


Job Responsibilities:

  • Update, enhance and manage the marketing calendar by communicating with stakeholders of all business units, give ideas and plan marketing activities to achieve overall business outcomes
  • Plan and schedule social media activities, gather contents for all harman social media channels based on the marketing calendar
  • Write / edit social media friendly copy and post on Harman social media pages
  • Contribute to social media strategy and give options from millennial point of view
  • Contribute to brand awareness initiatives such as events and maximize the effect by using owned media and social media
  • Plan and execute integrated campaigns for brand awareness and product promotion initiatives
  • Plan and execute online loyalty initiatives including weekly email magazine in order to increase registered members and to drive online sales
  • Manage print production and direct vendors to ensure deliverables are delivered on time and within budget
  • Manage campaign website or special page production and direct web vendors to ensure deliverables are delivered on time and within budget
  • Oversee and manage day-to-day operations of Harman Japan brand site
  • Provide translation for pages/content when requested
  • Seek and learn the latest trend, popular events etc., in order to understand target audience for all business unit

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years experience in marketing and communication
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading skills with ability to present concepts verbally
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media
  • Fluency in Japan and excellent English communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced matrixed environment with different international cultures
  • Self-motivated with a positive, professional approach to management and a genuine desire to learn new skills
  • Proven team player with excellent interpersonal skills who can effectively work with all levels of stakeholders in organization

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in an office.

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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