Full Time
Business Development Associate at Ticketbis
Internet・Tokyo, Japan
Internet・Tokyo, Japan・Full Time

Ticketbis – The Ticket Marketplace – is growing quickly and is looking to hire ambitious and

talented people to help expand its business worldwide.

We are searching for an ambitious and well-connected Business Development Associate for our

partnership activities in Japan. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated entrepreneurial

individual with experience in entertainment partnerships and sponsorships to define the partnership

strategy and execute it in Japan. This role provides an opportunity to engage with the top brands in

sports and music in Japan.

Role Objectives

Increase both quantity and quality of partnerships for all entertainment events across Japan.

Role Description

Identifying and building relationships with key music and sports brands.

High level of warm and cold outbound activity (via phone, email, face to face meetings and


Pitching the Ticketbis brand and service to potential partners and clients and negotiating

agreements towards a fair and mutually beneficial partnership to benefit partner and the end


Building a large and solid base of long-term partnerships

Able to evaluate the success of a partnership, the value to the business and the partner


At least 3-5 years in a business development or sales role in a similar capacity- ideally within

sponsorships, media, e-commerce or entertainment although other backgrounds will be


A bachelor ́s degree in business, finance, marketing, communications or similar

Existing relationships with decision makers within sports and/or music industry is desirable.

Native Japanese, Fluent in English, other languages from the region are a plus.

The ideal candidate should:

Be highly organized, splitting time fairly amongst each country as necessary with regards to

company goals

Have excellent communications skills, comfortable pitching and negotiating effectively to all

levels, including C-level individuals

Be ambitious, persistent and demonstrate first-class sales skills

Be a hands-on individual, work autonomously and demonstrate a strong sense of ownership and

responsibility over their markets and partnerships

Be able to understand and analyze data

Exercise flexibility regarding the nature of the entertainment industry ́s business hours


We offer:

Salary based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications

Based in our Tokyo office. Opportunities to travel within the region and our HQ in Madrid.

The chance of developing a professional career within the largest ticket marketplace in the

region and recently acquired by eBay’s StubHub.

Young & dynamic working environment. 350 employees from more than 30 countries