Sports Sales Assistant - Japanese Speaking

Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
20 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE AGENCY

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, London and Beijing. Founded in 1975, CAA represents many of the most successful professionals working in film, television, music, theatre, video games, sport, and digital content, and provides a range of strategic marketing and consulting services to corporate clients.

OVERVIEW

The London office is seeking a proactive and organised Sports Sales Assistant, fluent in Japanese (written and verbal), to work within our Sports Sales department. This person will provide support to one of our Sports Agents, carrying out research and making sales calls when needed.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • General market research as required on: Competitors, Brands, Territories, Legislation and Events
  • Filtering media reports as relevant to the wider team
  • Prospecting new business including cold calling
  • New business pitch presentation preparation
  • Production of presentations for client meetings
  • General assistance to the team with ongoing projects
  • Day-to-day support for the team, including diary management, travel arrangements, answering calls, meeting and greeting clients

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be fluent in Japanese and English, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload
  • Ability to develop business relationships at levels
  • Previous experience in related fields is desirable
  • Ideally a BSC/BA Degree, or equivalent
  • Proficiency in MS Office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel, as well as Keynote and Google Drive

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