Yukiko Sakata

Yukiko Sakata

Founder and CEO at INSPIRATIQUE
Within 23 wards, Tokyo, Japan, Japan

About me

"To enrich and empower the world by connecting the valuable pieces with knowledge, strategy, language, communication, information and education.,"

Yukiko Sakata is a seasoned, pleasant and diligent international business professional in creative and communication industry. She has devoted herself in overseas sales and communication support for multiple companies and gain expetise to fill the cultural and strategical gap to maximise the global teamwork to present the best outcome to clients. She is good at finding the strength and the ways to support the clients' growth, having a comprehensive and rich business understanding that connects the dots in each sectors.

She has a variety of work experiences from downstream to upstream marketing, as well as sales rep/assistant and secretary to C-suite business executives. Her strong leadership works well globally in the International environment in the way that she leads and also supports the members from back, to improve the result. Her nimble and sharp work attitude and strict ethics are noticeable, and she can provide various work with high achievements under pressure without supervision. Work has been a core of her life (not necessarily sad) and no matter how little the job is, she puts as much as energy to it which made her become an entrepreneur who happens to automatically disrupt traditional Japanese domestic culture with a globalized mindset she's been accustomed to for all time since very little, yet with great respect and deep understanding.

She had global advertising/communication agency experiences with the clients: Mercedes-Benz, SK-II (P&G), Canon, Dell, Godiva, HP, Housing/design companies.

Areas of expertise : international business development, marketing strategy, advertising, digital, public relations, fashion, media project management, culture, music, art/entertainment content.

Positions

Founder and CEO
INSPIRATIQUE
Japan
March 2015 - Present (3 years 7 months)
Managing and operating a global marketing firmConducting below:International marketing and communication planning.Japan (and global) market business and marketing support for Japanese companies and global companies to enter Japan.International marketing and advertising project management Localization of the marketing strategy and media project with in-depth human behavioral insight and cultural understandings.After starting this business, I achieved to expand by increasing the number of clients in partnership with advertising agencies and by my solo pitching to new perspectives and listings on platforms and networks.Connected to both Japan and USA media and advertising industry, I craft marketing consulting planning with a wide genre of communication tactics and with rich resources. Consulting can be in-depth to identify the root problem of the issues that the business owners are feeling to have.
Senior Account Executive
Singapore, Singapore
June 2014 - December 2014 (6 months)
Digital account service and campaign planning
Project Manager
December 2013 - March 2014 (3 months)
An advertising custom campaign project manager based in Tokyo, who manages custom advertising projects and execute effective communication and ad-operation for fashion, cosmetic brands, luxuary brands, and others targeted to female teenagers to mid 30s, male teenagers to mid 30s.Local - global communication for the unique Japanese digital market.Internal globalising eduction local support.
International Project Coordinator
Confidential
July 2013 - December 2013 (5 months)
Event cordination and communication to connects and support the communication between the local production, productions/agencies overseas, local agency and our global client for Tokyo Motor Show 2013. [for Mercedes-Benz Japan]
International Media Assistant
Tokyo, Japan
September 2012 - March 2013 (6 months)
An International media assistant who serves to the team for a beauty industry client by performing translation, interpretations other associated support works.Also acted as a bilingual media assistant (with MediaCom) supporting direct marketing planner team by doing translation, interpretation, internal and external communication, localization of global campaign and projects, and other associated works.(worked from a recruiting company as an onsite consultant)

Education

Foreign Studies

1998 - 2002 (4 years)
Graduated with Major in Foreign Studies, Minored in English Literature. Overseas English Studies Program: 1 month at Seafield English School at Christ Church in New Zealand. <br>Graduation Essay : Russian Cinema and History<br>Interest : Cross-cultual international communication, politics, literature, linguistics

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