iTunes & App Store Gift Card - Retail Head

Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Sales and Business Development


Weekly Hours: 37.5
Role Number:114185225
- iTunes & App Store Gift Card is the largest gift card program in the world, with Japan being one of the most important markets globally. We are looking for an individual to lead our multi-billion dollar physical retail channels and manage and grow major key accounts in Japan as well as develop new business concepts. - We are looking forward to working with an experienced leader with deep expertise in innovation, best-in-class business development and account management

Key Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of working experiences with major Japanese retailers, preferably Convenience Stores
  • At least 10 years of working experience in the sales planning, account management or business development
  • Deep understanding and knowledge retail marketing
  • Sales planning and account management skill to drive sales
  • Demonstrated development of highly innovative new concepts and successful implementation
  • Japanese proficiency (Native level) and preferable business level written and verbal English


As the Retail Lead Japan, you will work closely with our Country Head of Japan for iTunes & App Store Gift Cards to lead the business. You will also manage end to end communication and executions for key accounts with key business partners. The role will oversee management of one account manager supporting and managing some of the retail accounts in order to improve our sales and marketing opportunities. You will be responsible for leading new channel development projects and optimization of the existing portfolio. You will need to have great communication skills with very senior level external partners, and be continuously driving to innovate the current business environment. Internally, you will work with an international, cross functional team to drive projects and business deals. The role is both a leadership role but will also have hands-on management for critical key accounts, for which you’ll be expected to handle promotion and budget planning, implementation of product and marketing tools, and to identify and develop new sales and marketing opportunities.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements

  • - Experience working in an international and cross functional organization
  • - Experience leading or managing projects
  • - Budget management and high-level accounting knowledge
  • - Inventory management experiences
  • - People management experiences
  • - Market development (both new account and re-launch) experiences
  • - Strong interest in Apple products and services