Event Specialist

Yokohama, Japan

At a Glance:

We are excited to offer the position of Event Specialist to an entrepreneurial member of our growing Japan team. On is the fastest growing running brand globally and is gaining new fans with an ever-increasing momentum. Our success is along with cool, exciting, but also inclusive events for a premium sports brand. On wants to inspire runners all over Japan.

Your Team:

As a part of Japan marketing team, you will not only be expected to work within Japanese office members, but also work closely with event marketing team and other related teams in Zurich. At our core, we plan and execute exciting events for the fans who have high expectation to On, and also to those new who haven’t experienced On yet. If you’re bursting with original ideas and have the drive and skills to see them realized, this is the team for you.

This role is based in Yokohama, Japan.

Your Mission:

  • Plan and execute On events including brand events and grassroots events in Japan
  • Localize global events to fit in Japan market to deliver wow for customers
  • Managing projects with limited resource and time by getting cooperation with team members
  • Lead the event on the venue in customer facing environment
  • Lead postmortem meeting after the events to report with team for the future improvement
  • Work as a bridge between Japan marketing team and Zurich event team

Your Story:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field with more than 3 years’ experience in a marketing, event agency or retail setting
  • You are a master project manager with excellent organizational skills
  • Result-driven mindset with ability to adapt to a quickly changing and high-growth environment
  • Positive problem-solver with a creative mindset who’s willing to achieve goals as a team
  • Ability to travel 10%-20%; travel percentage fluctuates based on business needs
  • Language skills required: Fluent Japanese / Business English

What we offer:

We offer a dynamic, challenging and sportive environment that has been ranked as the ‘fastest growing sports company’ of its time. With offices across the globe, we are an international team who is hungry to innovate and build something incredible. We foster an active environment where each individual thrives for excellence and can achieve their full potential. This is where your work matters, you’re hands-on and your team members are amongst the very best in their respective disciplines and fields. 

If you are driven to bring On to the next level, curious about the opportunity and want to be part of our growing team send us your application, and join the ONiverse!

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.