Japan Business Development Manager Wanted

Full time

Hong Kong ,   Eastern Area, HK

Sales / Business Developer

starting date : 2017-05-31

Gatecoin might be able to provide a visa.


Gatecoin is a fast-growing fintech startup focused on the rapidly evolving blockchain ecosystem in the heart of the dynamic Asia-Pacific region.

We are looking for a mature, proactive and enthusiastic Business Development Manager to join our team and support the growth of our client base in Japan.

You will be responsible for setting up our Japanese subsidiary, marketing to Japanese clients and managing relationships with Japanese banks, regulators and media.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in sales, marketing or business development with a strong interest in financial technology.

You will be exposed to the latest developments in the blockchain industry and have the chance to learn about new and emerging trends in financial technology.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Japan-based agents to successfully establish our Japanese subsidiary
  • Localize our existing marketing content and develop Japan-specific marketing activities
  • Manage relationships with Japanese banks, financial regulators, technology partners, media organizations and key opinion leaders in the Japanese blockchain community
  • Pitch news and stories to Japanese journalists
  • Support the customer service and business development teams with communications to Japanese clients and partners
  • Provide updated research and analysis of the Japanese market and regular intelligence on our competitors in Japan to the executive team

 Desired skills, attributes and qualifications:

A degree in business administration, finance, marketing or a related field, or equivalent experience and a proven track record demonstrating:

  • 3+ years’ experience working in sales/marketing/business development for a financial institution, technology firm or startup
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in Japanese and English
  • Experience and understanding of Japanese business culture and etiquette
  • Assertive attitude, highly motivated to achieve growth and suggest new ideas
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills
  • Confident working independently
  • Proactive attitude to issue management and escalation
  • Enjoy working in an international team environment

Great if you have:

  • A passion and knowledge of bitcoin, blockchain and the latest developments in financial technology
  • Knowledge of or experience with securities, forex or commodities trading
  • Experience working in an international (financial) technology startup environment


Equity part is negotiable.

Salary range / month :  HK$ 20k-40k

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Created on: 2017/05/16

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