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Taylor and Francis

Journals Sales Executive (Japan)

Job Location

Tokyo, Japan

Job Description

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Job Description

Taylor & Francis is looking for a Sales Executive in Japan as part of our team's expansion. This role reports into Journals Sales Manager who is based in Tokyo, and the main focus is to expand the reach for customers such as individual researchers, faculties and funding bodies etc., to increase the sales of open access products and digital resources in addition to regular academic journal products.

Advert. closing date: May 17th 2021

What you'll be doing:
Your job responsibilities may include the following but not limited to: 

  • Achieve sales growth and increase customer base
  • Establish strong relations with agents and customers
  • Conduct training and organize marketing campaigns
  • Manage agents and solve problems
  • Maintain Sales Records ( and produce Monthly Sales Report

Job Requirements


What we're looking for: 

  • Experience in academic publishing or library strongly preferred
  • Extensive knowledge on Open Access is preferred
  • Minimum 3 Years of professional sales experience
  • Good command of English (business level)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • University degree
  • Result driven and able to work independently
  • Native level of writing/speaking Japanese language skill is a must

Additional Information

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary 
  • 20 days annual leave
  • 4 volunteering days annually
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Seasonal social and charitable events
  • Training and development


Additional Information:

  • You must have the right to work and live in Tokyo, Japan
  • This role is based in Tokyo, Japan
  • The role will initially be home-based, subject to review when Covid-19 restrictions ease

At Taylor & Francis we care about our colleagues, promoting work-life balance, wellbeing and flexible working. We believe that the skills and experience you bring to Taylor & Francis are invaluable. We want you to have the opportunity to develop your abilities, and to innovate and develop in areas which you are passionate about. 

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under local law.

Experience required: Mid-Senior Level

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April 19, 2021
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