Sales Director

Minato City, Tokyo
Work Type: Full Time

Visual Alpha Sales Director

Join Visual Alpha to disrupt the traditional investment management industry by using the latest technology of cloud and big data.


Visual Alpha is a B2B fintech startup based in central Tokyo that provides an innovative SaaS data service to institutional investors and asset managers. We are currently hiring for a sales director role to lead on institutional sales.


  • Work for a fast growing B2B fintech startup to innovate investment management industry

  • Outreach to all players in the investment management industry domestically and globally

  • Solve one of the most challenging efficiency issues for the investment industry

  • Become one of the earliest members of a promising startup


  • Work with CEO to establish business strategy and growth plan for the company

  • Developing and executing strategic marketing and sales plan

  • Pitch to a broad range of clients including institutional asset owners (pensions, banks, insurances, endowments etc.), investment consultants, investment managers, trust banks and fund retailers in Japan and globally

  • Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships

Required Skills

  • More than 5 years of IT solution sales experience, meeting or exceeding targets

  • Be able to smoothly operate complex software systems and demonstrate to prospects

  • Self-motivated, client-oriented thinking 

  • Native in Japanese, Fluent in English

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of investment data analytics and investment reporting

  • Familiar with investment analytics or performance calculation systems

    • Such as Bloomberg, Factset, T-STAR, XNET etc.

  • Experience in software or data sales or support

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