The Amazon JP Books team is looking for an innovative and result-oriented person based in Tokyo to work on building new features of our Books business, which drives the growth in our selection. This person will build and manage relationship with a new group of publishers, dive deep into both qualitative and quantitative data, define a plan with entrepreneurial mind set and execute it. The ideal candidates should be customer-centric, innovative, entrepreneurial and analytical with a strong bias for action. The person in this role works in a cross-functional and multi-national environment and is comfortable communicating with both technical and business stakeholders. If you are motivated with creating new business with your strong communication skill, this job is for you.
Some key job functions of this position are:
・Building and managing relationships with a new group of publishers
・Taking the lead to identify, evaluate, negotiate, and manage strategic partnership deals that delight customers and support strategic objectives
・Helping setting strategy and plan in our new business models together with the team members
・Being responsible and strategic on the P&L performance of the publishers you work with
・Becoming a Books expert who understands industry trends, competitive environment and readers' needs and innovates in response. As this person needs to work with publishers outside JP as well, this person needs to know both country.
・Developing business and product requirements, prioritize needs and manage milestones with input from internal/external stakeholders.
・Delivering results by working with key internal stakeholders (other vendor managers, product management, legal, marketing)
・Leverage data analysis to research difficult or ambiguous problems, leading cross-functional teams to drive recommendations to senior leadership
・5+ years of relevant business experience required;
・Fluent in Korean and English;
・Special affinity and demonstrated skill with analysis and reports, including excellent Microsoft Excel knowledge; •
・Track record of innovation and delivering measurable results;
・Strong communication skills and assertive abilities on all levels including negotiating and influencing leaders both internally and externally (including C-level executives), while maintaining the ability to be vocally self-critical and seek feedback;
・Ability to creatively 'think big' about new ideas to delight customers and grow readership; Significant personal initiative, creativity, and team spirit.
・Demonstrable years of professional experience ideally in e-commerce, entrepreneurialism, finance or consulting;
・Experience with SQL and/or other analytical tool;
・Enthusiasm for the world of books;