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Public Relations Manager, Financial Services,Japan

Thomson Reuters Communications 11/6/2017 1:49:22 AM Tokyo, Japan
Job Description


  • Develop and implement a strategic communications plan for the Japan market; driving both internal and external communications activities.

  • Support and manage key stakeholders including senior leadership and marketing with their communications needs; provide strategic communications advice as required

  • Drive media relations efforts for the Japan market and secure media coverage to raise the visibility and profile of the financial & risk business.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with local Japanese media and other external influencers and opinion leaders

  • Maintain media lists, track coverage and producing media coverage and metrics reports.

  • Write and distribute communications materials (including media pitches, bylined articles, press releases, etc. as necessary)

  • Drafting and editing of internal and external communication messages for multiple channels – website, emails, intranet, blogs, etc.

  • Leverage marketing campaigns and events by working collaboratively with the Japan marketing team

  • Work closely with the global team to leverage global communications initiatives – act as an advisor on best practice for the Japan market.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree

  • 8+ years of experience in public relations and communications

  • Extensive PR experience gained within an agency or in-house PR role; financial or technology backgrounds are preferred

  • Native Japanese speaker with strong English skills preferred

  • Established relationships with Japanese media

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven track record in delivering measurable PR results, at a high-profile organization and in both a local Japanese and global setting

  • Strong people and managerial skills – need to be able to work with people at all levels, of different nationalities and manage a wide variety of stakeholders

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Detail-oriented individual with excellent follow through

  • Ability to present to and influence leadership team

  • Ability to plan strategic objectives and goals

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ093596
Locations: Tokyo-Japan
Job Function: Communications
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