Sales/Business Development

Description: 

Intralink is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic candidate for a client/customer facing, business development/sales role. Candidates must be native English speakers with fluent spoken and written Japanese (JLPT Level 1/N1 or equivalent) and must have worked in Japan for a minimum of three years in business, sales or technology. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate who has worked in a Japanese company for several years and would like to move to a more international workplace. The Intralink Tokyo office is a bilingual working environmentlocated close to Shimbashi Station.We offer a multicultural, diverse environment with an emphasis on flexibility and responsibility.We work with tech companies to develop their businesses in Japan. Our clients are mostly start-ups and scale-ups that have developed cutting-edge technologies. The role involves proactively running hands-on business development projects that include the following responsibilities:•Planning, research and analysis using information gathered in Japanese and English from the internet, phone calls and face-to-face meetings•Identifying, contacting, meeting, and presenting to Japanese customers/partners•Driving business discussions to identify the best route to market (direct sales, licensing, channel selection)•Managing the whole sales process from initial lead generation to negotiation, closing deals, and account management•Interpretation and technical liaison between client and customer•Writing regular meeting notes and reports in English for clientsEssential skills•Native English with strong oral and written presentation skills•Fluent spoken and written Japanese•Minimum of three years’ experience working in Japan in business, sales or technologyIn addition, candidates with the following experience will be given preference:•Experience working in the following areas: pharma, biotechnology, medical devices, telecoms, software, ad tech, renewables, automotive•A degree in science, engineering, business or law