Marketing Specialty Hiring Track

Marketing, branding, and membership strategy of the entire Rakuten Group

Based in the headquarters and marketing division of the Rakuten Group, this position is responsible for planning, promoting, and verifying the effectiveness of marketing, branding, and membership strategies for the entire Group. The job scope includes leading Group-wide marketing and branding efforts by promoting cross-use between services, developing and implementing cutting-edge digital technologies in the marketing and branding fields, establishing guidelines, and providing training, while also supporting each group service.

*You will be required to answer a separate questionnaire (written type) upon submission of the Application Form.

Application Requirements

  • Studied related fields at university or through personal activities, or those who are able to constantly acquire new knowledge and take on challenges to affect change in order to add value to the user experience of the services that form the Rakuten Ecosystem 
  • Enjoy the challenge of perceiving customer and business goals and creating value for both sides

Some of Job Description
(overview)

  • Strategic planning and production to promote the Group’s marketing and branding activities
  • Enhance customer experience through service and content improvement
  • Maximize marketing efficiency and promote service development and improvement projects in collaboration with the business units that operate the Group’s various services
  • Boost corporate brand and service recognition and value through domestic and international sports and entertainment sponsorships, and promote events and conferences
  • Data analysis using the latest exclusive analysis platform, and support for data utilization in the Group’s various services
  • Obtain and utilize customer insights through user interviews and testing
  • R&D of smartphones and smart devices

Application Guidelines

Application Requirements

  • People who can join us in April 2023. (expected to graduate from any university or graduate school by March 31, 2023)
  • Japanese language skills: Business level or higher.

Work Location

After completing the initial training, you will work at the office of whichever department you have been assigned to, which could be at the Tokyo Headquarters, domestic branches, or overseas branches.

Working Hours

Standard work hours: 9:00-17:30
Fixed working hours are 7.5 hours with a 1-hour break.

*Work hours on days with a Rakuten Group morning meeting are from 8:00-16:30.

*The discretionary labor system may be applied to professional work and management-related work.

*Some departments may offer flextime.Core hours: 11:00-15:00 (8:00-12:00 on days when morning meetings are held)

Days off / 2 days off per week (Saturday, Sunday), national holidays
Vacation / Summer vacation, New Year’s holiday, annual paid vacation, special leave, etc.

Salary

[New graduate (General Business Track)] Undergraduate: 300,000 yen (monthly salary); Graduate: 310,000 yen (monthly salary)
Includes a fixed overtime pay of 40 hours per month.
Additional payment is available for overtime work that exceeds 40 hours per month.
(Example breakdown of 300,000 yen (monthly salary): base salary 227,849 yen + fixed overtime of 72,151 yen for 40 hours)

Pay Raise

Employees are evaluated in June and December with bonuses based on company performance and individual evaluations.

Bonus

Employees are evaluated in June and December with bonuses based on company performance and individual evaluations.

Insurance

Employee’s pension insurance, health insurance, workers’ accident compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, etc.

Benefits

Cafeteria (free breakfast, lunch, and dinner), gym (requires a fee), etc.See details here

Other Benefits

Commuting allowance, employee stock ownership, stock options, retirement benefits, etc.

Interview/Selection Process

01

Personal Page Registration

02

Application Form Submission

03

Web Test

04

Online Interview*
(multiple times)

05

Offer Notification

*The interview format may change depending on the situation. In case of course-based recruitment, the selection steps may differ.

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