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Sr Manager, Marketing

F5 Tokyo | Hybrid
EN: fluent
JP: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation. 

Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.

Role Overview:

This role encompasses all formulation of the regional marketing strategy as well as executing on the strategy to create brand awareness, thought leadership and lead generation for F5.

The Marketing Manager will coordinate global, regional and channel resources to drive integrated programs/campaigns; collaborate on individual marketing plans; facilitate solution GTM at local levels; support cross-functional readiness and training initiatives delivered to the region; feedback requirements, suggestions, desires to APCJ/DMCE marketing teams; manage regional marketing budget; ensure end-to-end visibility of local program results; and ensure results metrics are tied to investment.

The Marketing Manager will create regional marketing plans in collaboration with APCJ marketing regional sales management, coordinates regional marketing plans with channel account managers, and align resources and budgets to ensure success of regional marketing programs.


  • Work with Director, Marketing and finance organization on budget development and execution, including funding requests and PO processing and return on investment reporting.
  • Develop dedicated channel plans with our distribution and GSI partners to drive the development of the region and grow partner initiated opportunities.
  • Responsible for account selection and design account plays (business imperatives/initiatives)
  • Develop customer-facing marketing, execute sales & marketing campaigns and manage digital campaigns/programs.
  • Work closely with Account Team to project manage deliverables and timeline that aligns with marketing goals and objectives with a specific focus on Account Based Marketing (ABM) program. 

  • Design, deliver and manage local promotions, campaigns, events and sourcing of local vendors where necessary, etc.
  • Own the strategy for executing F5 signature events in the territory working with the theatre marketing and sales stakeholders.
  • Support marketing with emerging partner ecosystem like AWS, Azure and other cloud enabling partners as well as security partners.


What you will bring:

  • Degree in business (marketing, communications or related area) or equivalent
  • More than 15 years of successful experience in marketing, channel marketing, product management, creative direction, strategic marketing planning, or business development in a high tech industry, preferably at least 5 of those years in high-tech
  • Fluent in both Japanese and English.
  • Experience with budgeting responsibility.

What you will get:

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

About the Company

F5 is a multi-cloud application services and security company committed to bringing a better digital world to life. F5 partners with the world’s largest, most advanced organizations to optimize and secure every app and API anywhere, including on-premises, in the cloud, or at the edge. F5 enables organizations to provide exceptional, secure digital experiences for their customers and continuously stay ahead of threats.

Please note that F5 only contacts candidates through F5 email address (ending with or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with or

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. F5 offers a variety of reasonable accommodations for candidates. Requesting an accommodation is completely voluntary. F5 will assess the need for accommodations in the application process separately from those that may be needed to perform the job. Request by contacting