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Tokyo, Japan

Director, Audible on Amazon, APAC

Brand & Marketing   |   Job ID  2623421
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Job Summary

At Audible, we believe stories have the power to transform lives. It’s why we work with some of the world’s leading creators to produce and share audio storytelling with our millions of global listeners. We are dreamers and inventors who come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences to empower and inspire each other. Imagine your future with us.

Based in Tokyo, we are looking for a Director, Audible on Amazon, APAC to lead a marketing team responsible for driving customer acquisition and revenue growth for Audible via Amazon Retail, Amazon Voice and Devices and Affiliates channels across the APAC region. In addition to partnering with local and global stakeholders and leaders to identify and develop the customer acquisition and growth strategy and vision, the Director, Audible on Amazon, APAC will be responsible for overseeing the execution/implementation of the strategy. As a strategic leader and operator, they will be responsible for establishing and nurturing strategic relationships with different levels of Audible and Amazon leadership to identify, prioritize and realize opportunities for driving Audible’s growth on Amazon. In addition the Director, Audible on Amazon, APAC will require close collaboration with Product counterparts to shape the regional product strategy, provide region specific inputs and oversee localization efforts to support new product and feature launches across the region. Being a key member of the Audible on Amazon Global Marketing team, they will also be expected to demonstrate strong cross market collaboration to drive learning's and global growth.

The Director, Audible on Amazon, APAC will also be responsible for forecasting, budget management, reporting and performance analysis of marketing activities to different levels of Amazon and Audible leadership. As a team leader, they will be expected to manage, mentor and develop team of marketing managers.

You are results oriented, creative, inspiring, and a highly-motivated, data-driven marketing leader with a passion for acquiring new customers and launching new products. You enjoy working at both strategic levels (generating bold and innovative growth ideas) and tactical levels (overseeing campaign execution, improving/automating workflows, analyzing metrics and solving problems). You have a high level of comfort navigating ambiguity, a passion for testing and scaling learning's beyond your immediate team, and the ability to investigate complex challenges and effectively influence cross-functional stakeholders. You possess the leadership skills to mentor and develop a team of enthusiastic marketing managers while delivering business results. You want to be a part of a fast-growing business while also impacting the day to day life of your customers.

As a Director, Audible on Amazon, APAC you will...
- Partner with local and global stakeholders to define strategy and vision for acquiring new customers and driving revenue growth via Amazon Retail, Amazon Devices, and Affiliates channels across the APAC region
- Partner with country managers, regional leaders, Audible on Amazon leadership and other global senior stakeholders to identify and prioritize growth opportunities
- Establish strategic relationships with local and global Amazon teams to maximize Audible’s visibility across Amazon touch-points including Email, Onsite placements, Amazon advertisements, product detail pages, etc.
- Oversee execution of day to day marketing initiatives across Amazon sub-channels. Identify operational best practices
- Establish regional center of operational excellence to maximize efficiency and scalability while maintaining fidelity of marketing campaigns
- Partner with product and technology teams to ideate on new opportunities and provide requirements for new product and feature launches
- Lead product localization and implementation efforts including implementing site/app changes, obtaining stakeholder sign-offs, testing and defect resolution
- Lead cost benefit/return on investment (ROI) analysis and deep-dives to provide strategic marketing/product recommendations and proactively identify and solve complex business problems
- Own operational planning, goal setting, and budget allocation/administration. Monitor marketing metrics, goals, and KPIs to measure business performance
- Dive deep to proactively identify issues that may impair Audible’s ability to meet its strategic and/or financial goals. Partner with global teams to act swiftly and execute mitigation plans
- Manage, mentor and develop team of junior and senior marketing managers

Audible is the leading producer and provider of audio storytelling. We spark listeners’ imaginations, offering immersive, cinematic experiences full of inspiration and insight to enrich our customers daily lives. Our Hub+Home hybrid workplace model gives employees the flexibility between gathering in a common office space (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). For more information, please visit

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Tokyo, 13, JPN

Basic Qualifications

- Experience in Marketing, in online and/or B2B marketing
- Business level Japanese in verbal and written formats
- Data-driven marketing experience, with a heavy emphasis on subscription marketing expertise and leadership
- Experience in entertainment or media businesses
- Project management and team collaboration experience
- Analytical and quantitative skills – experience using data to develop and measure marketing programs
- Experience building and managing high performing teams

Preferred Qualifications

- Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others
- Entrepreneurial spirit, with a passion for getting the right things done
- Analytical / decision making and problem-solving skills
- Results oriented with strong bias for action, even in ambiguous situations
- Ability to thrive in a high-energy, high-intensity and rapidly evolving environment
- Strong knowledge of the cultural and media landscape, ideally across APAC
- Experienced & comfortable working with international teams and cultures
- Business level English in verbal and written formats

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