Digital Trading Manager Japan (Japanese Speaking)

Salary Competitive

Digital Trading Manager – Japan

Nordgreen is a new Danish watch brand which blends Scandinavian minimalism with fine craftsmanship of a leading Danish designer. The venture operates globally through a novel cross border e-commerce approach. We are seeking out a talented Japanese individual with knowledge in - or experience with - global e-commerce, to manage and grow Nordgreen's presence in Japan. This is a unique opportunity to get complete end-to-end P&L responsibility in one of the world's largest watch markets.


The Role Nordgreen is currently looking for a Digital Trading Manager for Japan to build, manage and grow the brand's presence in the country. Nordgreen's Operation Managers are passionate entrepreneurs with exceptional leadership skills as well as the ability to get their hands dirty and build something from the ground up. Having an outstanding can-do attitude coupled with a high sense of urgency as well as an ability to be persistent and relentless is of the utmost importance when building a company from the ground up, which is the underlying reason for why Nordgreen primarily looks for candidates who have previously worked in high-performance environments and/or have some sort of entrepreneurial background.  As a Digital Trading Japan, closely work with General Manager Japan and overseeing Nordgreen's P&L and all activities in the country, meaning that you will be responsible for all aspects of the business system. You are the in-charge of the OWNED channel including website, email, LINE etc., maximise the business opportunity through them. Business development, brand building, account management, international trading and continuous innovation are therefore all elements which you need to take care of daily. For you to be able to meet your targets effectively and efficiently, you'll have access to a high-level network of privileged partnerships. You will, for instance, have full access to one of the world's largest affiliate networks, the technology platform of Blazar Capital, a complete logistical setup, as well as an excellent base of likeminded people which you can leverage. Make sure to apply now to gain full responsibility for a business, hold personal stakes in the company's equity upon satisfactory performance, and allow yourself to realise your entrepreneurial dreams and objectives! The responsibilities associated with the role are outlined in more detail below.



  • Report to General manager Japan and oversee the P&L and maximise the revenue, growth strategy of Nordgreen in Japan.

  • You are the champion of Official website, update, optimise and localise to fit Japanese trend, plan and execute global and local contents, manage SEO, and AB test to maximise the revenue from the website.

  • Support Brand, Affiliate, Influencer, CS team

  • Configuring Nordgreen's multi-channel growth tactic and campaign strategy based on local consumer behaviour: utilise the owned media including website, social, LINE, Email etc.

  • Identifying and implementing new and innovative ways to drive traffic to the Japanese website as well as developing and improving traffic from the aforementioned channels.

  • Developing relationships with key stakeholders, prioritising new customer acquisition at the lowest cost possible.

  • Work in synergy with the rest of the Nordgreen international team to identify new growth opportunities and ways in which to improve our brand reputation and presence in Japan.

  • Deliver best in class experience partnering closely with design and editorial teams to brief and build engaging product pages that provide the customer with relevant information, advice and conversion opportunity.

  • Using our in-house data & technology platform to retrieve data and examine valuable insights on customer behaviour and trends.


  • You hold a degree in IT, marketing, economics, branding or an equivalent working experience.

  • +3 years of managing website design, development, development with solid knowledge and skills of basic design and layout.

  • You must have experience working in the e-commerce industry.

  • You must have experience with or an understanding of:

    • ECRM, Shopify experience is an advantage

    • SEO, Social, Email Marketing, LINE

    • Attribution modelling

    • AB Testing

    • Google analytics

    • Customer segmentation

  • You are entrepreneurial and have a passion for creating things from scratch.

  • You are proactive, relentless, reliable and have a high sense of urgency which makes it easy for you to excel a dynamic environment.

  • You are based in, or willing to relocate to Copenhagen.

  • You are a startup hustler and have a passion for our mission.

  • Result-driven & detail-oriented

  • Business level proficiency in English and Japanese - JLPT N1 or equivalent


  • Free lunch

  • Free coffee

  • Friday bars twice per month

  • Contribution to a gym membership, or monthly sports activities

  • Flexi-working (working from home 2 days per month)

  • Professional development

  • Office masseuse

  • Team events

If this sounds like you, please apply NOW

We will get back to you once we review your resume and if you are qualified for this position.

Due to a large number of applications we only reply to shortlisted candidates - thank you for your understanding.

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.

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.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at

Nordgreen is a watch company which blends Scandinavian minimalism with fine craftsmanship of a leading Danish designer who has previously worked with Bang & Olufsen and other major design brands. Our mission is to make true Danish designer watches accessible to everyone, while supporting good causes along the way.Our founding team combines ex-McKinsey consultants and seasoned entrepreneurs with extensive experience in growing ventures fast!

Read more about Nordgreen

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