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Job Description

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem.
Our people have helped thousands of organisations in all industries improve business agility, employee productivity and customer loyalty. Avanade combines the collective business, technical and industry expertise of its worldwide network of experts with the rigor of an industrialized delivery model to provide high quality solutions with flexible deployment models–on premises, cloud-based or outsourced.
Avanade, which is majority owned by Accenture, was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 56,000 professionals in more than 26 countries.

This Will Be Accomplished Through The Following

The Senior Marketing Specialist will be part of the Growth Markets marketing team reporting to the Japan Marketing Lead to support demand generation and recruitment marketing campaigns and communications initiatives for the business. The ideal person will be bilingual in Japanese and English, responsible for internal and social communication plans that profile Avanade Japan and its Leadership to drive business outcomes. The position will contribute to marketing programs around brand awareness, relationship building, and demand-generation that will support business development, increase sales and client retention as well as Talent Acquisition.

  • Refining, localising and executing of marketing campaigns
  • Supporting and project managing specific programs (events, campaigns, social media/social business) that deliver business results
  • Working with business development to identify new win stories, public references, and case studies, to develop into content and acquire approvals
  • Provides guidance and direction to support local programs – driving account research,  events, content marketing, partner marketing or other lead generation initiatives
  • Assist Marketing Lead capture and analyse metrics to track marketing campaign effectiveness and recommend tactical adjustment where necessary
  • CRM and email marketing and web content management
  • Copywrite content aligned with brand guidelines and coordinate agencies to produce impactful marketing assets for on and offline.


  • Fluent Japanese and English
  • 5+ years marketing experience, preferable in IT/Services industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related discipline
  • Experience in the marketing profession (e.g., online, direct mail, web-based, digital, Content marketing, Partner marketing, etc.)
  • Some knowledge of consulting services industry
  • Knowledge of Microsoft enterprise technologies, including Microsoft Office
  • Strong written communications, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of developing and implementing marketing campaigns
  • Excellent project and event management skills required
  • Experience in CRM and Marketo highly valued
  • Teamwork oriented and a positive, self-starter and generate own tasks
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at