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Nuveen Investments Marketing Manager AVP in Tokyo, Japan

The role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to further develop their career in Marketing utilizing a spectrum of marketing activities. Based in Nuveen’s Tokyo office, this role will be supporting all marketing initiatives for Nuveen’s Japan business and investments teams, working closely with Marketing team in Asia Pacific, as well as the Global Client Group (GCG) and investment teams locally in Japan. Â

The candidate will take on a support role within Nuveen’s Asia marketing team, working closely with team members in Asia Pacific and London offices, as well as the US Marketing teams to leverage existing product material and strategic content. Â

The role requires generalist marketing knowledge as well as capabilities to review, create and edit Japanese translations from global/regional English content.

Career Level


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • With guidance from APAC Marketing team and the Japan business, implement marketing plans to support the Japan business.

  • Leverage existing collateral suite to translate and maintain bespoke local and product collateral as required, ensuring materials are aligned with the business’ Japan strategy and objectives across all APAC. Coordinate required legal and compliance approvals of all marketing materials; maintain central file of all approvals.

  • Ensure all marketing initiatives align with capital raising and business priorities and reflect corporate themes stemming from corporate/capital raise/thought leadership/global positioning campaigns.

  • Support brand awareness opportunities for business including roll-out of advertising campaigns, events, sponsorship and advertorials.

  • Update and maintain Japan website, working closely with the web team.

  • Provide reporting and analysis of marketing programmes.

Technical Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Proven marketing experience at associate or junior AVP level

  • Degree educated

  • Qualification in Marketing preferred

  • Experience working across the financial services industries

  • Fluent or native in Japanese. Strong English communications skills

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly PowerPoint, essential.

Competencies Required

  • Enthusiastic individual, with a collegiate approach, able to work in a culturally diverse organisation and at different levels of the business

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to express complex issues succinctly and clearly to business partners

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrates diligence, analytical approach and works proactively to resolve issues

  • Able to think independently and challenge in an appropriate manner

  • Experience of working on a broad range of matters with a flexible attitude

  • Comfortable operating in/with a multi-location and multi-national extended team

  • Able to operate under time pressure

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Self-directed, self-starter, and motivated with the ability to work in a complex organization

  • Ability to assess and interpret complex information and synthesize key messages visually and verbally into marketing documents and other written materials

  • Developed interpersonal skills including a proactive approach to resolving conflicts/ overcoming inefficiencies

  • Able to think independently and challenge/escalate issues in an appropriate manner

Company Overview

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, listed equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

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