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Social Media Manager

Ogilvy Tokyo
EN: fluent
JP: fluent
2,913,559 JPY on average (est)
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

As the new Social Account Manager, you will be charged to lead the client-management team for a leading global beverage account in Japan, consisting of a portfolio of some of the world’s most iconic drinks brands.

You are able to pitch bold social strategies, ideas, and frameworks to the most senior clients, draft compelling content for an array of brands with different audience considerations, stay on top of trending content and audience behaviors to inform opportunistic content and strategies. 

You enjoy building deeper engagements with your audience, analyzing and optimizing strategies and content and you love to work with content creators and production partners.  

Working within a team model to service client needs, you will be required to provide strategic direction and leadership within the group. In addition to being a client facing lead, you will be charged with working with partner agencies handling media, production, and performance aspects of the book of business.   

Our goal at Geometry Ogilvy is to develop integrated strategies that help transform our clients’ businesses through customer value and business value, by matching great creative ideas with effective distribution and leading expertise in paid social media. As a strategic lead, you will identify solutions for delivering best in class work while unlocking growth through organic development.   

A representative of our social media marketing capability at Geometry Ogilvy, you will work with teams to deliver our offering of an end-to-end integrated approach pulling together creative, media and data expertise to deliver agile and result-driven campaigns for our clients.  

If this sounds like the next challenge you are looking for, let us know.  



Key Accountabilities/Outcomes

  • Responsible in Overseeing day-to-day campaign management and ensure brand consistency with social strategy
  • First point of contact for day-to-day OU client liaison. Part of all brand briefings. A go-getter and not afraid to questions the norms and suggest newer ways of doing.

Core Duties

  • Facilitate scaling brand and company awareness through various social media channels
  • Supervise all aspects of social media interaction ensuring a positive customer service experience
  • Reviews with Social intelligence manager on social brand’s monthly performance.
  • Champion at offering consumer single-view (Digital) + Insights (content, media, social) for brands
  • Support Strategist & Social insights manager in creating and implementing social media strategies
  • Support Social Creative team in brand consistency in copy through tone, voice and terminology


  • Min. 5-7 years of experience, with min 2 yrs in social setup/ digital agency
  • Digitally fluent, with an understanding of the complex, fragmented media landscape and how to bring together cohesive programs and drive results for clients. * A true social media expert 
  • Strong communication skills, particularly with oral presentations and stakeholder management (as this role will be the overall resource & performance mgmt lead for JP)
  • Solid knowledge of social media best practices, digital trends and the social media landscape
  • Deep understanding of the different mechanisms of varied platforms, including Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Discord, Pinterest, Snapchat, Reddit, TikTok, Twitch, etc. 
  • Attention to detail and advanced follow-through skills
  • Self-motivated with a hands-on approach
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must demonstrate assertiveness, confidence and passion
  • Demonstrated experience leading small to medium-sized integrated teams
  • Proven ability to handle pressure and tight deadlines with a calm demeanor (required).Creative thinker who can bring new ideas and keep our client brands relevant
  • Ability to navigate an organization and a variety of personalities and build consensus
  • Japanese / English fluency

About the Company

Geometry Ogilvy Japan GK was established in April 2019 as a partnership between Geometry Global and The Ogilvy Group to enhance our offering to brands in Japan in support of their business ambitions and marketing objectives. We believe in the power of creativity to drive meaningful change that delivers positive business outcomes. Now more than ever the ability for an agency to flex and adapt to clients changing needs is vital in the application of communications, brand experience, commerce and technology. Our blend of global and local expertise and marketing capability is designed to meet the challenges of today while setting our clients up for success from tomorrow and beyond.