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Marketing Manager, Asia-Pacific

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IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience, so it’s not surprising that IMAX employees and their careers go beyond the ordinary. Our employees share a passion for quality in everything they do. Our Hollywood people are movie business insiders with years of production experience. Our technology experts are unashamedly geeky – people who can talk for hours, and be riveting, about color gamut and lasers. Our business people are consummate sales and marketing professionals who are spreading the IMAX word around the world.


We offer all the benefits you’d expect from a company with over 50 years of history. Yet, beyond this, we know everyone works differently and is motivated by different things. That’s why we offer competitive pay and a wide assortment of benefits – to help you make the most of your life at work and away from it.


As the world’s leading entertainment technology company, IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies. Specializing in immersive motion picture technologies, our employees are driven by a passion to take audiences around the world to places they’ve only dreamed of.


Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together.

Job Description/Requirements

The role of the Marketing Manager, Asia-Pacific will be to manage and grow partner marketing relationships across the APAC region, with a particular focus on Japan. Their primary responsibilities will focus on the day-to-day planning/execution of IMAX marketing initiatives across multiple countries, while ensuring that partners strongly integrate IMAX in their own marketing efforts. The Marketing Manager will work collaboratively with IMAX’s various exhibitor, studio and distributor partners to deliver innovative and best in class film marketing campaigns, with a particular emphasis on local Asian films.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Develop and nurture marketing relationships with a focus on exhibitor partners (particularly in Japan) to ensure deep integration of IMAX messaging in film marketing and brand campaigns, focusing on raising IMAX brand knowledge and IMAX box office.
  • Act as the frontline representative and IMAX evangelist for key marketing partners, ensuring they are fully aware of the strong IMAX benefits to their business.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of ROI-positive, best in class, IMAX-centric film and brand marketing campaigns that deliver against IMAX GBO and attendance growth.
  • Build and execute launch plans for new IMAX locations across the region, working closely with exhibitor partners.
  • Work with the Global Brand, Film Marketing, and Communications teams out of the United States, and International Film & Exhibitor Marketing out of the UK to ensure cohesive regional marketing plans are executed.
  • Closely collaborate with the Senior Marketing Manager to ensure film marketing efforts are properly relayed across local exhibitor partners.
  • Ensure exhibitor partners have available IMAX assets in a timely manner and that they utilize them across their campaigns to great effect.
  • Assist in researching local territory cinema business and apply learning to deliverables. 
  • Contribute to the development and evolution of the marketing departments, and from time-to-time the Sales and Theatre Services department’s long-term business plans.


What we’re looking for:


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business administration or other applicable discipline.
  • Minimum 4-6 years experience working in marketing or planning (ideally in the entertainment industry) with strong account and project management experience across communications and media projects.
  • A proven track record in developing and growing relationships with large partners from a B2B perspective, ideally within a consumer goods or media/entertainment environment.
  • Fluency in English (business) & Japanese (native or near-native), and able to convincingly negotiate with Japanese-speaking partners.
  • Must be extremely flexible, welcome change, and have the confidence to work independently when required.


The ideal candidate:


  • Results Driven - A results driven mentality, able to continually optimize performance.
  • Industry Experience - Experience developing and executing marketing plans in the theatrical or home entertainment industry, or relevant peripheral industries.
  • Relationship Management - Exceptional relationship management capabilities, including the proven ability to negotiate and influence outcomes with a proactive and thoughtful approach.
  • Organization - Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks in an environment of shifting priorities.
  • Attention To Detail - Detail oriented and thorough, with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Teamwork - Able to both work in a team environment, and to work independently, be a self-starter and take the initiative.

Our Commitment To You

Our Commitment to you:


For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


At IMAX you'll be part of a culture built on respect - one that recognizes the unique talents of everyone on the team. We're proud of the differences that make us all unique and we support unity, acceptance and equal rights for all. Diversity and inclusion among our employees are critical to our success as a global company.


Before you start with IMAX, all employment is subject to background and reference checks.


IMAX is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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This position is located at 5F, 2-15-3, Nihonbashi-Ningocho, Ningyocho Towa bldg., Chuoku. View the Google Map in full screen.

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