Marketing Specialist at Tokyo M&S Office with Marriott Vacations Worldwide - Career Site

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.


Operating with minimum supervision to coordinate required projects, the position will need to work independently and liaise with Creative Services and other M&S groups, partner on campaign implementation and with various administrative departments.

Responsible for generating tours by developing new marketing campaigns executed through Japan Marketing operations and other Asia Pacific MVC Call Centres or Sites as needed. This includes all aspects of joint program participation, direct marketing and awareness campaigns, including but not limited to online and in person events, digital and social media promotions and more. In addition, maintains a strong relationship and constant communications with existing and new partners for optimizing marketing programs. Participates in marketing events and campaigns to existing members and first-time buyers as needed. Supports the regional Directors of Marketing & Sales on specific projects and ad-hoc tasks as needed.


Marketing Operations

  • Grow and expand the MVCI brand through a variety of successful partner co-marketing initiatives including but not limited to: direct marketing campaigns (Day Tour and/or Preview Package bookings) and lead generation campaigns, within budgetary guidelines and deadlines paying close attention to market and competitive trends.
  • Influence development of marketing strategies and plans to ensure partner co-marketing investments align with MVCI sales goals.
  • Prepare proposals and marketing briefs for approval by Management and develop and execute rolling 6-month marketing and demand generation plans for all managed partners.
  • Establish broad, deep, and strong relationships within partners.
  • Manage campaign launch efforts to partners including collateral, communication strategy, training tools and related activities, including creation and approval of artwork with in-house/external graphic designer, within deadlines.
  • Obtain any necessary licenses and legal approval required for marketing campaigns with partners.
  • Coordinate resources required to carry out approved campaigns with the relevant Call Centre/Site manager
  • Evaluate the marketing performance of partners and recommend improvements. Report progress against campaign goals and report on ROI.
  • Partner with Creative Services to draft marketing collaterals
  • Provide translation services in support of marketing operations as required
  • Adhoc digital marketing support and other duties as assigned
  • Support regional Marketing & Sales Directors on specific projects, coordination, reporting and other ad-hoc tasks as required.

Other Expected Contributions

  • Promoting and marketing the business; including to new or niche international markets
  • Researching campaigns for attracting domestic travellers in Japan, and other markets as required
  • Taking part in familiarization visits to new tourist attractions in order to gain information on issues and amenities of interest to consumers
  • Occasionally dealing with customer enquiries and aiming to meet their expectations & company expectations
  • Overseeing the smooth, efficient running of the business, especially supporting initiatives from Marketing & Sales leadership
  • Keep current on best practices in timeshare industry and MVCI.


Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:

  • Bachelor degree holder preferred and/or minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar position with development of partnerships in the Japan travel markets as an advantage.
  • Demonstrable experience in a marketing position in the timeshare industry.
  • Fluency in English and Japanese languages as a minimum.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer word processing skills with specific knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities, and be a self-starter.
  • Proven time management skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills.
  • Experience in high volume, fast-paced, results oriented business environments
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.


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