Our Mission

Founded in Japan, TBM -Times Bridge Management, is on a mission to bridge the gap between today and the future we want. By developing and delivering innovative materials such as LIMEX and CirculeX, we strive to play a vital role in accelerating the global shift to a carbon-neutral and circular economy.

Your role

As an independent contractor in business development, you will be responsible for leading the market development of LIMEX*. The ideal candidate has proven experience marketing and promoting materials to molding companies and product users of films, bags, and other packaging products. Although this is initially a contractor role, we are looking for a candidate who can grow into the role of the Country Representative. *LIMEX is a new material made from limestone and inorganic materials that can become an alternative to plastic and paper. TBM has supplied LIMEX to over eight thousand customers in Japan and is now expanding globally with the initial focus on Asia.

How you'll support TBM's success

Leverage your understanding of and connections to local molding companies and product users (films, bags, packaging products) to build and implement business development strategies

Conduct research on the local plastic industry including but not limited to the films, bags, and packaging markets, and construct hypotheses to build a marketing strategy

Provide excellent account management/support that ensures client happiness, de-risks renewals, increases referrals and improves margin

Collaborate across teams to solve problems and improve our product offering

Onboard and manage business development and sales members as we grow

What You'll Need

Deep understanding of compound, masterbatch, and/or resins, with 7+ years of relevant work experience

Connections to molding companies and product users (films, bags, and packaging products)

Ability to promote/pitch new materials and solutions

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and local languages

Experience in export/import operations is a plus

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You'll click with us if you

Approach your tasks, big or small, like an owner

Are intrinsically motivated to aim high, solve problems, deliver results, and consistently improve your performance

Are bold and resourceful, and can thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

What's great about this opportunity

As an initial contractor, you will be working on the global expansion of one of the leading unicorn startups in Japan. Contact us if you are interested in joining a mission-driven company that is building a sustainable future.

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