Sales Manager - Japan

Salary Competitive
MessyWeekend is a fashion eyewear startup backed and led by Blazar Capital (former McKinsey & Investment Banking alumni and accomplished entrepreneurs). We operate globally via cutting-edge e-commerce. As the Sales Manager for Japan you will help us run and explore brand new market. You will work with all aspects of launch strategy incl. marketing and sales, and SoMe campaigns. Like us, you are super talented, highly disciplined, supremely motivated, confident yet humble. And out to have fun!

We are looking for someone who can own and manage all new-biz for the MessyWeekend brand in the Japan – this includes all aspects of client management. We are looking to expand our physical presence (retail stores) as well as online and corporate sales. (summer gifts etc) 

Work in synergy with the rest of the Blazar Capital team to identify new growth opportunities and ways in which to improve our performance and presence in your market(s).


Core Responsibilities:

  • Own and manage the MessyWeekend sales in the Japan – including business development, contact to bloggers & influencers, PR, product content, social media, and SEO.

  • Finding and hunting new business in your territory.

  • Analyse and improve online performance marketing.



  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills in both Japanese and English.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Experience with sales and marketing

  • Strong organizational skills and maintain weekly sales forecast and achieving quotas.

  • Based in Copenhagen

  • Extensive knowledge of the Japanese culture and market


For more information or questions please contact us at or phone number +4550256260

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

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Working at

MessyWeekend is a venture-backed fashion sunglasses and snow goggle-startup led by McKinsey & BCG alums and accomplished entrepreneurs. We are blending fashion and creativity with a new way of thinking marketing and manufacturing.We are a born global business with three essential promises: 1) excellent design 2) great quality 3) affordable prices.We are hard at work building the business! We're live in Europe, US, Japan and Germany. Our founding team combines ex-management consultants from McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, and seasoned entrepreneurs with previous successful startups and extensive experience in growing ventures fast!You will be joining a co-working team of future management consultants, investment bankers, global marketers, growth hackers, rockstar developers, international designers and creative people. All determined to build the next great global sunglasses brand. Join us!

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