Marketing & PR 2 Marketing & PR 2

PR Assistant

Tokyo, Japan

Job Description

Job Title:
PR Assistant
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Social & PR
Department:
Marketing & PR
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What's your new role about?

HERE’S SOME INFORMATION FOR YOU?
 
We are going to change sports media forever, by putting the consumer first, providing more sport, no ads, no long contract and a single low monthly fee. As part of the Communications & PR  team you will play an important role in understanding our consumers and how to engage with them. Working with the Head of Communications & PR and international colleagues you will support the delivery of campaigns, events and opportunities to drive awareness and adoption of our product, as well as support Corporate Communications including DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) initiatives


HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • You will be in charge of proposing, planning and execution of future plans for Communications & PR activities for DAZN
  • You will also support the delivery of game changing marketing & corporate communications for DAZN – Story Telling is a vital part of Communications & PR and will include : Distribution plan that includes creation of story that travels, identifying target audience and media for the story, putting the story into press release format for Third Party to distribute the story, collaborating especially with 360 publishers team and social team for multi-dimensional storytelling, and following up the story to ensure it lives as long as possible.
  • Tracking and evaluating press coverage and commentary
  • Tracking the news/sport agenda and identifying potential media/social opportunities
  • Dealing with media enquiries
  • Creating PR assets such as Press Releases, briefing documents for spokespeople and other marketing materials
  • Creating and maintaining media lists and setting up meetings with press contacts
  • Creating reports and presentations in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Supporting the creation of print, online and social content
  • Support the delivery of campaigns and day-to-day activity  - working with colleagues to create buzz
  • around our content and our product
  • Working with our agencies to support campaign delivery
  • Support the delivery of campaigns and day-to-day activity  - working with colleagues to create buzz
  • around our content and our product
  • Help organise launch events and experiential activity that generates more bang for our buck
  • General team admin, organisation and logistics
  • Ensure that we communicate well with all parts of the business and the group

YOU’LL NEED TO HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS

  • Some PR /marketing experience (1-2 years)
  • Highly organized with fantastic attention to detail, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Curious, interesting in sports
  • Flexibility, passion
  • Tech savvy
  • Strong belief in company, industry, what we are doing
  • Organized
  • Demonstrable sports knowledge
  • Experience of working with a global strategy adapted for the Japanese market
  • Fluent in Japanese
  • Creative flair
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A degree or other qualifications in Communications, Journalism or a related field is a plus
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about sport/technology
  • IT literate, including an understanding of social media and blogging
  • Strong relationship building, able to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent standard of written/reading English and good presentation skills

Here's a little more about us…

HERE’S A LITTLE MORE ABOUT US

With more than 3,000 employees in over 30 countries, our goal is to change the world of sport for fans, connecting them & bringing them closer to every aspect of the game. We’re one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world and as such, work in a fast-paced, dynamic and progressive environment. We’re passionate about what we do, particularly when it comes to the intersection between sports and technology.
 
We cover just about every aspect of digital sports media. We stream sports to fans directly through DAZN, partner with the biggest rights holders including WTA, NFL, FIBA, Matchroom and CONMEBOL, produce the best content and data for broadcasters, media companies, sports teams and sponsors and operate some of the world’s biggest digital sports platforms.


At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. There are no limits to what we can achieve. So if you want to push boundaries and change the world, DAZN is the place to be.
 
As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
 
Because for us, it's all about Limitless Ambition - never settling, always restless, always wanting more for our customers. We're growing fast and have made a big impact so far, and that's just the beginning. There's so much we can do. Working with us is exciting, empowering and truly global.
 
If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to succeed at DAZN. Come and join our team.
 
Who we are and what we do:

- Headquartered in the UK
- 2,800 employees in over 24 countries
- Home to DAZN – the largest, fastest-growing global sports streaming service live in Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United States
- In 2020, we will dramatically increase our presence, expanding to more than 200 countries and territories.
- Guarantee affordable access on all devices including TVs, smartphones, tablets, games consoles and PCs
- Work across every aspect from broadcast planning & production through to content distribution and commercialisation
 
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality, diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing the best people across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations and gender identities.