Careers at Intralink

Business Development Manager (Tokyo)

About Intralink

Intralink is the leading provider of market access and business development services to companies targeting Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan. We provide our clients with a low risk, cost effective and practical means to target new markets, generate new and incremental revenues, and establish an in-country presence through a local subsidiary, partnership or acquisition.

Working through a team of locally-employed, bilingual project managers based in East Asia, we operate across a broad range of sectors including electronics, medical devices, digital media, software, telecommunications, automotive, retail and energy.

The Position

Intralink is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic candidate for a client/customer facing, business development/sales role.


The role involves proactively running hands-on business development projects that include the following responsibilities:

  • Planning, research and analysis using information gathered in Japanese and English from the internet, phone calls and face-to-face meetings

  • Identifying, contacting, meeting, and presenting to Japanese customers/partners

  • Driving business discussions to identify the best route to market (direct sales, licensing, channel selection)

  • Managing the whole sales process from initial lead generation to negotiation, closing deals, and account management

  • Interpretation and technical liaison between client and customer

  • Writing regular meeting notes and reports in English for clients


  • Native English with strong oral and written presentation skills

  • Fluent spoken and written Japanese

  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Japan in business, sales or technology

In addition, candidates with the following experience will be given preference:

  • Experience working in the following areas: pharma, biotechnology, medical devices, telecoms, software, ad tech, renewables, automotive

  • A degree in science, engineering, business or law

Apply Now

This is a local-hire position and you will be based out of our Tokyo office and report to our directors in Tokyo. Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to Will Jasprizza, Managing Director, Intralink Japan, at: or call +81 (0)3 5579 9278.

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