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Head of Marketing, Japan

Tokyo, Japan


This position is responsible for developing & executing Japan’s field marketing strategy -including helping drive category awareness, executive engagement and adoption ofDatabricks Data Intelligence platform. This role requires a company and category builderwith strong communication and organizational skills to lead, collaborate with internal andexternal stakeholders. The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced environment,understands the dynamics of working with global and Asia Pacific marketing stakeholders,and creating innovative, high impact, out-of-the-box campaigns. You will report to the VP Marketing, APJ.


Orchestrate strategy development, program execution & alignment across global & APJ marketing teams, in-region SDR, as well as country sales leadership with the goal of delivering and exceeding relevant metrics assigned. This includes press coverage, customer advocacy, as well as driving new business.

What we look for:

  • Successful and demonstrated track record in marketing high growth, tech start-ups.
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in field marketing, demand generation, communications, event & campaign management, marketing to decision-makers as well as leveraging partners as an extension of the marketing team.
  • Strong understanding of funnel metrics and levers to move the needle on generating qualified leads, accelerating pipeline velocity and customer adoption.
  • Proficiency in marketing automation systems (e.g Marketo) and ability to navigate Salesforce & Tableau to pull reports on specific campaigns and leads metric.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills to interpret data, generate insights and translate into actionable changes.
  • Strong project management and communications skills to effectively manage multiple projects with tight deadlines, perform under pressure, deliver results in a demanding and fast-paced environment that requires fresh thinking and innovation.
  • Fluency in Japanese with business level English is a requirement


  • Benefits allowance
  • Equity awards
  • Enhanced Parental Leaves
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Annual career development fund
  • Home office & work headphones reimbursement
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Mental wellness resources
  • Employee referral bonus

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

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