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Head of Creative Marketing Production - Japan

Netflix, Tokyo, Japan

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It's an amazing time to join Netflix as we continue shaping the future of global entertainment. We are bringing new stories to millions of people worldwide by promoting our original, exclusive content. Creative Marketing Production  at Netflix brings creative concepts and strategy to life at global scale through technical innovation. 

We are looking for a Manager, Creative Marketing Production, Japan to lead a lean team of producers and operations managers in charge of creative operations, project management, creative innovation and production of best-in-class marketing campaigns for the Japan market. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the team of producers and operations managers with forward-planning to get ahead of workload spikes and managing workflows and other operational bottlenecks while working hands-on with campaign needs. This means that you thrive in an environment that requires you to bridge creative production needs from a leadership perspective and are a strong people leader. You are an avid user of both your left and right brain and a strong leader of teams. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage, support, and cultivate a flat organization of creative production and operational professionals, while reporting into the Director, Creative Marketing Production APAC.
  • Plan and hire against headcount needs as regions develop and business needs evolve.
  • Establish broader creative planning and production frameworks for producers and operations managers to allow for planning ahead on high priority titles.
  • Lead, plan and manage internal and external local integrated production communications and workflows, ensuring effective exchange of campaign information and assets delivery.
  • Be an in-region expert and drive communications and best practices about best-in-market activations, in-market technical capabilities and cultural nuances back with global and regional teams.
  • Manage localization, production process and creative approvals of advertising materials (including clearances, delivery, trafficking, etc.) within the region.
  • Define, negotiate, communicate, implement and monitor technical quality standards and creative integrity on all project deliverables according to Netflix creative guidelines.
  • Engage with and across cross-functional teams that will drive operational scale and improved quality for our marketing campaigns

Personality attributes:

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  • At least 10+ years of experience, preferably at an entertainment or lifestyle brand, creative or production agency with an emphasis on leading production teams within the field of creative production. 
  • You are passionate and curious about leading a team, identifying operational challenges and providing solutions.
  • You are a natural team leader, with the ability to empower your team to act like an owner conceptualizing and articulating creative production workflows.
  • You’re a systems thinker and look for ways to utilize technology to improve your team’s output.
  • You are analytical in your approach but know how to trust your gut when it comes to taking big bets with your decision-making.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong judgment in the face of ambiguity.
  • You are an agile, goal-oriented personality, driven to succeed and always up for a challenge!
  • You lead through inclusion and aspire to become an agent for change.
  • Fluency in Japanese and English required.

About Netflix

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