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English Marketer | Consecutive PTO for Travel | International Corporate Environment (expired)

ZenGroup INC

ZenGroup INC

Job ID
Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Post date
Jun 17, 2024
E-Commerce / Online Marketer (SEO, SEM, SMO)
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥270,000 / Month
  • Negotiable


  • English: Native level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available


<About Us>
◆Who We Are
At ZenGroup, a global e-commerce company headquartered in Osaka, we bring together a vibrant team of professionals from 31 nationalities across 6 continents! Together, we speak 19 languages and share a passion for serving customers worldwide with exceptional service.

◆What We Do
・We connect Japan to the rest of the world by providing a marketplace for foreigners to enjoy Japanese products in 19 languages through our ZenMarket proxy buying platform.
・Via our ZenPop service we offer a subscription box service delivering highly curated boxes of snacks, stationery supplies and other goods all over the world.
・For Japanese brands looking to break into the world of ecommerce we offer ZenPlus EC-Mall where the best of “made in Japan” can market their goods to a global audience.
・Japanese companies seeking solutions to improve their advertising strategies towards foreign markets can utilize ZenPromo, our ad promotion service.

◆Why We Are Hiring
・This year, we’ve been developing our marketing strategies among our teams to better align with our efforts. Our ZenPlus service aspires to bring more awareness to our EC shop and promote the sale of luxury brand bags. Our ZenMarket team is being reformed to better target the B2B market, and our ZenPromo team has been expanding their client base and operation scales. All the growth and changes among our teams has led to the need to bring experienced marketers to our team.Your responsibilities will vary depending on the team you represent, primarily focusing on leveraging your marketing expertise to raise awareness of our services internationally and promote Japanese products globally.

◆Position Title
・English Language Marketer

・Content Marketing
・Data Analysis(Google Analytics, Pivot Tables, etc.)
・Email Marketing
・Digital Advertisements (Meta, GADS, etc.)
・Social Network Account Management
・Influencer Marketing
・SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

◆Sample day at work ※Varies between teams
9~10 Morning routine: Arrive at work, get coffee, check-in with the team, catch up with emails
10~11 Data: Check latest marketing data (SEO data, ongoing marketing campaigns, sales, etc.
11~12 Focus block: Work on Influencer Marketing (outreach, ongoing collaboration management) / Occasional Meeting
12~13 Lunch Break
13~14 Focus block continued: Work on Influencer Marketing
15~17 Management: Develop our SNS content strategy,(content management, planning, finding creators, collect material, schedule posts, interact with audience)
17~18 Wrap up: Prepare our email campaigns (Design, copy, targeting, scheduling) touch base one last time with team members to update on what got done/didn't get done, prepare for tomorrow

◆Employment Type
・Permanent employee (Full Time)
※ Probationary period of 3 months
・On-site work (Remote Work not available)

◆Working Hours
・Flex time - Core time from 10:00 - 16:00 with up to 2 hours lunch【8 Working hours per day】
*fixed working time required for the first few months due to OJT
→Two days off per week(Saturday & Sunday)
Year end and new years holidays (4 days)
26 paid days off per year (Increases year over year)

・¥270,000~ or more per month(Based on previous experience and ability)
・Bonus twice a year (June and December)

・Raise once per year
・Transportation Allowance (Up to 30,000 per month)
・Relocation Allowance: ¥100,000 available for applicants relocating to Osaka from outside the Kansai region.
・Overtime Pay (Paid by the minute)
・Unemployment Insurance, National Health Insurance, Worker’s Accident Insurance
・Business casual dress code(No suit required)

◆ What you can expect from this position
・Broaden Your Understanding of International Perspectives: Work with colleagues from over 20 different nationalities and gain a deeper appreciation of global viewpoints.

・Enhancement of Communication Skills: Develop your ability to communicate effectively within

Utilize and Learn New Digital Marketing Techniques: Work with a skilled team of digital marketers in areas such as content creation, PPC, and SEO.

・IT skills and efficiency improvement using AI: Opportunities to gain insights into how artificial intelligence can be utilized to improve your work.

◆Voices from Marketing Team / Sales Team Members
Jiho / ZenMarket Korean Marketer

・“In terms of working in my team, I feel a lot of freedom and responsibility. I feel being proactive and challenging new ways is always supported. We always have new ideas and new projects to make things improve. Having these experiences give us the chance to learn and develop our skills.”

Jessica / ZenPlus Marketer

・”I’m the marketer in charge of social media and influencers at ZenPlus, so I basically decide and create the content that goes on our social media and negotiate with influencers. It's even better than what I pictured my dream job to be. I know it may sound cheesy, but I truly feel blessed to be able to work here. I think everyone at ZenGroup is very open-minded, understanding, and friendly, and I can always count on them.”


<Who We Are Looking For>
・Strong Communication Skills : experience working in a professional working environment and a team. a successful candidate will need to be able to communicate effectively and collaborate with multiple team members.

・Writing Enthusiast: A person who has a genuine passion for writing content and an understanding of search engines and how they work.

・Strong Analytical Skills: The candidate should be adept at working with data, analyzing various metrics, and identifying areas for improvement. This involves a thorough understanding of data analysis tools and the ability to translate data insights into actionable strategies.

・Growth-Oriented: Someone who is enthusiastic about personal and professional growth, and is ambitious to contribute to our company's expansion.

◆Must Have Skills
・Digital Marketing Experience (2 years or more)
(Specifically in PPC, SNS Account Management, Influencer Management)
・Native-level English

◆Preferred Skills
・Conversational Japanese (JLPT N3 or better)
・SEO (keyword research, page optimization, writing)
・Basic Design skills (Figma, Canva, Photoshop)
・HTML/CSS Skills (Blog/Webpage editing understanding basic website functionality)
・Email Marketing Experience

◆Hiring Process

・First Interview - Hiring Team (45-60 mins, Online or In-person)

*Marketing & Logic Tests (Excluded for Online Interviews)

・Second Interview - Marketing Team (45-60 mins, In-person required)

Travel Reimbursement up to ¥27,000 available for applicants outside the Kansai region

*Marketing & Logic Tests (If not completed during the first interview)

・Third Interview - HR Planning Leader (30-60 mins, Online or In-person)

*Company Culture Test 

Hiring Decision


・アニメグッズや食品など、海外からは手に入らない商品をお客様に代わって購入するサービ スZenMarketを展開し、世界と日本をつなぐ窓口として活躍しています。



・データ分析(Google Analytics、ピボットテーブル、など)
・SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

◆Sample day at work ※チームごとに異なります
09~10 朝のルーティン:コーヒーを入れ、メンバーに挨拶、前日までのメッセージを確認10~12 キャッチアップ:メールを確認し返信、チームメンバーに連絡
11~12 ブログを書く :リサーチの後、ブログ記事を作成
12~13 お昼休憩
13~14 データ確認  :KPIと分析データを確認、アイディアをブラッシュアップし、次回ミーティングに向けてトピックを準備
15~17 集中タイム  :アイディアを発展させる、SNSでの投稿を予約、コンテンツ執筆、インフルエンサーと連絡、コラボキャンペーンの進捗管理
17~18 ウォームアップ:残りのメールを確認し、最後にもう一度チームメンバーと進捗確認、残りのタスクに取り組む

※ 使用期間:3ヶ月
・現地勤務 (リモートワーク不可)

・9:15 ~ 18:15
 フレックス制:コアタイム 10:00~16:00(実働8時間)


・引っ越し手当 (関西地方外から大阪への移住者には最大100,000円の手当を支給)

◆ このポジションで期待できること

・国際的な視野を広げる: 20か国以上の同僚と一緒に働くことで、グローバルな視点を深く理解することができます。

・コミュニケーションスキルの向上: 効果的なコミュニケーション能力を開発することができます。

・新しいデジタルマーケティング技術の活用と学習: コンテンツ作成、PPC、SEOなどの分野で熟練したデジタルマーケティングチームと共に働きます。

・ITスキルとAIを活用した効率向上: 人工知能をどのように活用して業務を改善できるかについての洞察を得る機会があります。

◆ マーケティングチーム / 営業チームのメンバーの声
ジホ / ZenMarket 韓国語マーケター


ジェシカ / ZenPlusマーケター





・分析能力 - データを扱い、様々な指標に基づいて改善の機会を特定する能力がある方。

・成長志向: 成長志向の方:自己およびプロフェッショナルの成長に熱心で、当社の拡大に貢献したいという意欲のある方。


・基本的なデザインスキル(Canva、Photoshop, Figma など)
・HTML/CSSに関するスキル (ブログ・ウェブサイトの編集、基本的な仕組みの理解)

・第一面接 - 採用チーム (45-60分、オンラインまたは対面)
*マーケティング&ロジックテスト (オンライン面接では実施しない)

・第二面接 - マーケティングチーム (45-60分、対面必須)
*マーケティング&ロジックテスト (第一面接で未実施の場合)


・第三面接 - HR企画リーダー (30-60分、オンラインまたは対面)



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