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Senior Media Manager


Japan - Tokyo Office

About Us

Dyson is a global technology company on a mission to improve peoples’ lives: whether that be by engineering high performance technology to keep their floors and air clean – to patented beauty innovation to style their hair.

Dyson has a long history of innovation in Japan, from James Dyson’s first commercial vacuum cleaner (G-Force) to the latest Dyson robotic cleaner. Dyson leads the Japanese stick vacuum market – and has built a portfolio of innovation; from air care to hair care. Japan is one of Dyson’s most successful global markets with ambitious growth plans.

About the role

This role is responsible for defining and executing Media strategies to drive Dyson business – both direct to consumer (online and stores) and via 3rd party retail in Japan. The role incorporates traditional media, digital and performance media.

You will be responsible for  bringing together multiple teams and agencies to deliver the optimum and most effective consumer journey that engages audiences and allows them to discover the Dyson machine that works for them. And get the most out of it post-purchase, growing loyal, happy owners.

In this role you are  expected to grow relationship with our media agency so are tasked with ensuring they continue innovating to deliver the required demand.  You  will impact converting this demand into sales – primarily through our direct website.  To deliver this you partner with internal teams both within the Japan business but also across the globe.

Underpinning all the above is insight, ideas and efficiency – you will need a growth mindset and a curiosity to deliver results smarter.


  • Media strategy and planning
  • Work with Japanese category teams (mainly Hair Care) to define media strategy that compliments commercial ambition and meets brand health targets.
  • Collaborate closely with category teams on campaign strategy and audience insights to align on media brief for agency.
  • Work with media agency to create annual timeline, plan and resourcing SOW – as well as quarterly plans to deliver business needs.
  • Work with the agency to optimise existing process to drive efficiencies without sacrificing insight
  • Work with regional and global media teams to implement Dyson best practice, media innovation and share learnings with Dyson media and digital marketing community.
  • Ensure all KPIs are met / exceeded and maximum value is extracted from our media investment
  • Accelerate and embed the understanding of cross channel dependency with insights from marketing mix modelling (MMM).
  • Ensure all JP data inputs to global team are an accurate reflection of how budget is being spent
  • Connect Dyson’s brand health, competitiveness and revenue performance to give Dyson a full business 360 view.  
  • Digital Marketing planning and optimisation
  • Own relationship with agencies, internal team and digital partners (Google, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo etc.) to define annual plans that deliver engagement and efficiency at scale
  • Adopt and implement new technology systems that have the power to deliver insight and efficiency quickly
  • Work with insights and brand teams to create connected pre-set and onsite journeys
  • Support owned asset team to create compelling briefs that contextualise the need for audience lead content to improve the bounce and exit rates of the site
  • Ensure that digital attribution learnings are followed through by the wider team – get to the position where all investment is accountable and being spent efficiently in the right channels. Champion ROAS.
  • Develop test, learn and share best practices
  • Work with regional and global teams to develop best in class media strategies for new product launches
  • Digital campaigns and commercial execution
  • In partnership with the Head of Direct team to create an annual plan that gives the opportunity to contend for every sale
  • Collaborate with the Direct team (local and global) and local brand teams to ensure that we are leveraging every opportunity to showcase Dyson’s USP and educate shoppers on why they should buy direct from Dyson
  • Fulfil other duties as required
  • Fix things that you can see need fixing.
  • Identify problems and find solutions.
  • Promote and demonstrate Dyson behaviours.

About You

Experience & Skills/Competencies

  • Demonstrated experience in marketing – specifically  media planning and digital marketing in Japan
  • Experience in managing or working in media agencies both on and offline in Japan
  • Proven ability to project manage and drive projects from conception through implementation and to analyse post-campaign results
  • Solid knowledge of all digital marketing channels, tactics and their roles
  • Experience using Web analytics tools and Content Management Systems beneficial
  • Experience in using first party and third party data to improve relevancy of comms
  • Strong presentation / influencing skills – create propositions / visions that instantly resonate with people
  • Experience of working in Japan and with Japanese media entities
  • Passionate about digital, always looking to learn the most cutting-edge methodologies in web marketing and in e-commerce.
  • Well organized with proficient time management skills and ability to prioritize and multitask with shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Proactive approach and attention to detail a must.
  • Energetic and self-starter, able to work as part of a team, but also work alone.
  • Ability to build strong and effective relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Fluent in both English and Japanese, both spoken and written


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.