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Sales rep (SoftBank Crew)

Sales rep(SoftBank Crew)
  • A career that starts in the area
    where you are living,
    or the area where you want to work
    Allows you to develop by experiencing
    a variety of frontline sales jobs,
    including customer service, business discussions, and planning

Design your own career.
The possibilities are infinite.
Experiencing lots of jobs
will empower you to
forge a versatile career path for yourself

Job-Match Selection

Applicants are asked to select the course of their choice prior to the selection process. It is ensured that chosen applicants will be initially assigned to the course they selected. Under this selection process, we carefully examine, from the very beginning, whether each applicant’s specialized skills and knowledge match the course they applied for. Therefore, if you desire a specific job and believe that your specialized skills and knowledge match the job, we suggest that you choose the Job-Match Selection process and make pre-entry registration.

Job-Match Selection: Required and Preferred Competencies

  • Required
    • Logical thinking and analytical ability to identify fundamental issues
    • Ability to communicate effectively by understanding what the other person is trying to convey and providing clear and concise answers
    • A sense of responsibility and perseverance that make it possible to work single-mindedly toward the goal
    • A can-do attitude to see every opportunity as a chance for experience and to develop oneself
    Preferred

    Experience, knowledge, or skills relating to one or more of the following:

    • Experience selling products as a part-time job or during an internship
    • Experience communicating in a highly respectful and courteous manner as part of an extracurricular activity, part-time job, and such
    • Ability to consider the big picture from a medium- to long-term perspective, rather than focusing on the immediate future

    Chosen applicants may be assigned to either Consumer Sales or Corporate Solution Sales.

  • Required
    • English proficiency capable of maintaining business conversations, and the ability to communicate with those from different cultural backgrounds
    • Basic computer literacy capable of using Microsoft Office for business needs
    • Logical thinking ability to identify fundamental issues
    • A high level of flexibility that makes it possible to deal with various fields instead of narrowing down one’s own field
    • Strong communication skills to negotiate and arrange difficult matters with parties within and outside of SoftBank
    Preferred

    Experience, knowledge, or skills relating to one or more of the following:

    • Experience developing new businesses during an internship or at a startup, or promoting real-world businesses
    • Knowledge of financial accounting (equivalent to a Level 2 bookkeeping qualification)
    • Legal knowledge
    • Expertise in fields such as finance, health care, AI-related businesses, and real estate
    • Knowledge of IT in general

    Each applicant is asked to submit the entry sheet, which requires expertise to fill in. There are only a few openings.

  • Required
    • Knowledge of bookkeeping, accounting, and tax affairs
    • Ability to think arithmetically and mathematically
    • Logical thinking ability to identify fundamental issues
    Preferred

    Experience, knowledge, or skills relating to one or more of the following:

    • Strong communication skills to negotiate and arrange with parties within and outside of SoftBank
    • Data analysis capability
    • English proficiency capable of maintaining business conversations

    Each applicant is asked to submit the entry sheet, which requires expertise to fill in. There are only a few openings.

  • Required
    • Interest in and basic knowledge of IT infrastructure including networks, servers, and the cloud
    • Interest in and concern for B2B and B2B2C businesses
    • Strong communication skills to negotiate and arrange with parties within and outside of SoftBank
    • Skills relating to one or more of the following:
      • Ability to work tenaciously to resolve issues faced by customers or society
      • Ability to gather information to keep abreast of new technologies, social trends, and changes
      • A can-do attitude to see every opportunity as a chance for experience and to develop oneself
    Preferred

    Experience, knowledge, or skills relating to one or more of the following:

    • Programming experience (regardless of the programming language used)
    • English or Chinese proficiency capable of maintaining business conversations
    • Presentation skills
    • Ability to think logically and solve problems
  • Required
    • Basic knowledge of networks and servers
    Preferred

    Experience, knowledge, or skills relating to one or more of the following:

    • Basic knowledge of one of the following areas: IP networks; NFV and virtualization; monitoring products; OS and programming (UNIX OS, Python, etc.); VoIP; or SIP
    • Qualifications relating to electrical engineering, telecommunications, wireless communications, or networks; or skills relevant thereto
  • Required
    • Basic knowledge of IT in general (e.g., networks, servers, databases, and security)
    • Knowledge of systems development (e.g., planning. requirement definition, design, development, testing, release, and maintenance)
    • Programing skills (one or more of the following: Java; Python; JavaScript; HTML and CSS; SQL; or other languages)
    Preferred

    Experience, knowledge, or skills relating to one or more of the following:

    • Experience utilizing AWS, Azure, or other cloud platforms
    • Mastering basic IT technologies (equivalent to the Fundamental Information Technology Engineer Examination)
  • Required
    • Majoring in, or conducting research on, information security
    • Experience relating to one or more of the following:
      • Building a network or system
      • Developing an application
      • Analyzing malware
      • Finding and reporting a vulnerability
    Preferred

    Experience, knowledge, or skills relating to one or more of the following:

    • Experience presenting at a security conference or winning a prize at a security contest
    • Overall knowledge of security equivalent to the CompTIA Security+ certification

    Each applicant is asked to submit the entry sheet, which requires expertise to fill in. There are only a few openings.

  • Required

    Experience, knowledge, or skills satisfying all items listed in either A or B below

    A
    • Experience in machine learning for unstructured data, such as natural language processing, image processing, and speech recognition
    • Strong interest and skills in development and programming
    B
    • Experience in machine learning for unstructured data, such as natural language processing, image processing, and speech recognition
    • Knowledge of statistics and experience in machine learning for structured data
    • Experience handling big data
    Preferred
    • English proficiency needed to understand international research papers in the field of AI technology

    Each applicant is asked to submit the entry sheet, which requires expertise to fill in. There are only a few openings.

Employment Category and Career

As we approach the era of dizzying change to come, SoftBank is looking for talented personnel who can perform in a constantly changing environment and are open to working in any field.

Choose one employment category to apply for, and proceed to pre-entry registration below. We look forward to hearing from you.Pre-entry registration can be undertaken only via this website.

Use the appropriate pre-entry link below to register by inputting the information required.
After registration you will be sent a user ID and password for your account.

  • Click one of the links below to make pre-entry registration.
Regular Employee
    Open Selection
    Applicants are asked to choose either the Generalist Track or the Engineer Track prior to the selection process. Chosen applicants are given a tentative job offer as a regular employee; the job to which they will be initially assigned is considered thereafter and determined subsequent to their joining SoftBank.
    Job-Match Selection
    Applicants are asked to select the course of their choice prior to the selection process. It is ensured that chosen applicants will be initially assigned to the course they selected. Under this selection process, we carefully examine, from the very beginning, whether each applicant’s specialized skills and knowledge match the course they applied for. Therefore, if you desire a specific job and believe that your specialized skills and knowledge match the job, we suggest that you choose the Job-Match Selection process and make pre-entry registration.
  • Associate

    Associate: Pre-entry

    • Pre-entry registration for the fiscal 2021 Associate position has been closed.
  • Sales rep

    Sales rep (SoftBank Crew): Pre-entry

    • Pre-entry registration for the fiscal 2021 Sales rep (SoftBank Crew) position has been closed.

Click on the links below to learn more about employment terms or the application and selection process.

Planning and Marketing
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Business Planning: Plan and propose business strategies; manage business key performance indicators, budgets, and actual performance to help implement the strategies; and plan, propose, advance, and operate products, services, and other offerings.
Sales Promotion Planning: Plan, propose, and advance sales promotion campaigns as well as managing brands, with the aim of boosting the sales of products and services and maximizing our corporate value.

Customer Support
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Help make proposals to customers, process orders for new services, provide after-sales support, and handle other relevant tasks.

HR and General Affairs
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One goal is to develop both the company and its employees through recruiting, training, helping with placements, devising HR systems, and similar activities. Another is to make the company a fulfilling place to work through tasks such as office management and organization of shareholders’ meetings.

Other Corporate Affairs
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Legal, External Affairs, Corporate Communications, CSR, Internal Audit, and other corporate department employees provide the support necessary for business growth of SoftBank

JOB-MATCH
Sales
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Consumer Sales:Provide sales and distribution consulting services to distributors such as SoftBank Shops and mass retailers of home electronics, targeting every level from top management down to sales personnel. Consumer sales employees are responsible for the entire process from planning initiatives through business discussion to implementation, working right on the frontline closest to consumers.
Corporate Solutions Sales:Help companies grow by recommending SoftBank’s diverse range of products and services including mobile and cloud services, digital marketing, AI, and robotics. The ultimate aim is to solve corporate customers’ problems, whether they are in Japan or overseas.

JOB-MATCH
Business Development
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Plan, advance, and manage the development of new businesses and the creation of joint ventures, while addressing relevant financial and legal matters, through co-creation with partners as well as alliances and other forms of collaboration with external parties.

JOB-MATCH
Finance
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Take responsibility for the numerical indicators that support management decision-making by keeping abreast of the state of operating performance and setting business objectives and budgets. The goal is to provide a compass for management through business administration of the core enterprises, subsidiaries, and joint ventures.

Product Development and Service Development
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Collaborate with partners to plan, develop, and test IoT and 5G products and services that look ahead to the next generation with the aim of bringing about the Information Revolution.

Business Development
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Plan solutions that utilize IoT, AI, robotics, blockchain, and other new technologies. The role involves promoting new business projects in collaboration with partners.

Research and Development
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Undertake information gathering, R&D, business creation, and disclosure on cutting-edge technologies. R&D personnel explore state-of-the-art technologies that create the future of SoftBank, and promote their practical application.

JOB-MATCH
Solutions Engineer
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Plan and recommend a diverse range of solutions with a focus on mobile, network, cloud, fixed-mobile convergence, and unified communications services, to improve corporate customers’ ICT environments, businesses, and work styles, with the aim of solving their issues. In addition, the role involves designing, building, and operating systems to implement the solutions.

JOB-MATCH
Network Engineer
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Plan, design, develop, monitor, and maintain networks. Network engineers provide the communication lifelines on which people’s lives depend by devising 5G, IoT, and other next-generation network strategies, improving communication quality, and planning for expansion of coverage areas.

JOB-MATCH
Systems Engineer
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Plan, design, develop, operate, and maintain in-house IT systems. Systems engineers build service systems and develop applications, generating value in innovative ways that enable employees to maximize their performance.

JOB-MATCH
Security Engineer
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Take charge of all aspects of security work at SoftBank and subsidiaries. Security engineers implement a range of initiatives, including organizational governance management, security consulting, and security monitoring of telecommunication networks, to minimize security risks.

JOB-MATCH
Data Scientist
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Harness advanced technological expertise to create new value from data in one or more of the following fields: business, engineering, or science. Also engage in planning, developing, implementing, and providing advice on, all kinds of solutions that utilize AI technology.

Associate Recommendation-Based Support
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Provide support in the form of recommendations to individual business units, including those involved in sales, planning, administration, and technical development. Recommendations address tasks such as planning, internal and external coordination, business improvement, and budget management. Associates support SoftBank from the ground up, helping to maximize value.

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