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Japanese spkg Business Development and Account Manager (expatriate medical insurance services) - Ref: 17988

  • Location: London - City of London
  • Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: Japanese
  • Categories: Accounts - Sales/Marketing/PR


Your New Job Title:      Japanese spkg Business Development and Account Manager (expatriate medical insurance services)

Your New Salary:          £25,000 - £30,000 per annum

Location:                    London, City

Status:                        Permanent full time position – 35 hours per week

The Skills you'll need each day:  Japanese, Sales/ business development, insurance brokering

Who you'll be working for:

Multinational professional legal firm with an ambitious business plan is seeking a Japanese speaking to develop business with Japanese organisations throughout the UK and Europe.

The company prides itself on offering unlimited career opportunities to their employees and providing an excellent working atmosphere.

What you'll be doing each day:

Approach to Japanese companies based in the UK and Europe and marketing for expatriate medical insurance services.  Maintain the company’s client base within the Japanese, European-based business community using a range of marketing tools including brochures, presentations, events and referrals.

Day-to-day business will normally be conducted in Japanese language in the context of a Japanese working culture.

  • Be an expert in the expatriate medical insurance product
  • Provide full customer support for the product
  • Liaise between the members and insurance company to ensure the delivery of a high-quality

service at all time

  • Maintain clients’ files
  • Arrange and process contract renewals for each client every year
  • Generate the quotations for both new account and renewals
  • Actively seeking potential clients in the Japanese market
  • Translate various documents (English/Japanese) as required

The skills you need to succeed:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Japanese
  • Relevant sales/ business development experience as well as experience of working for/with international

companies is essential.

  • Experience in insurance brokering will be an advantage.
  • University degree
  • A proven ability to liaise and communicate confidently at board, director and MD level
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements
  • Good understanding of Japanese/Far Eastern working culture to enable effective and confident client


  • Ability to organize events and work under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with other internal staff
  • High level of computer literacy in Microsoft, Excel, Word and Power-Point
  • A willingness to travel anywhere in the UK and Europe

Thank you for taking the time to apply to People First.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days but I’m afraid that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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