As a company, as merchants, as people,
we strive for authenticity from a foundation of sincerity and trust.
Continuously improving our business foundation
The Business Administration belongs to AMAN Holdings Co., Ltd., which was established in 2012. As our organization expanded, we recognized the need to clearly divide the roles of the two companies for greater efficiency. AMAN Co., Ltd. for handling sales and marketing, and AMAN Holdings Co., Ltd. responsible for is business management. The Business Administration is committed to creating and maintaining an ideal work environment, one that enables AMAN to devote its energy to sales and marketing activities.
The Business Administration is comprised of four departments. The Finance & Accounting which handles financial affairs and cash flow. The Business Support, is responsible for the development and maintenance of our IT infrastructure. The H.R, is tasked with employee recruitment and health management, and the General Affairs in charge of ordering and managing office equipment and printed documents. Each department works on a continuous basis to create an ever better work environments. The company has pursued innovations in workstyles, and is now considering revision of employee evaluation system as well as service and benefit programs.
The employees in the Business Administration is required to be proactive, have a positive attitude toward identifying ideas that lead to the creation of clear plans and proposals. You must also be willing to communicate with other employees to understand and propose desirable improvements in the organization. This job is best suited to individuals with the motivation to work toward solutions.
Marketing and PR
Representatives who understand brands through and through
The AMAN Co., Ltd. Marketing & PR works hand in hand with the Sales to foster new brands. Their mission is to deliver the brands’ message to our customers. We never outsource this work to anyone outside of the company because we feel that it is our responsibility to support our partner brands from start to end. We also believe it is essential for us to handle Marketing & PR as an internal operation in order to deliver our customers’ voices directly and to support the brands’ growth.
This job is best suited to Individuals who are sensitive to fashion trends and are filled with curiosity. Individuals who enjoy gathering and sharing information from magazines and SNS on a daily basis. And those who are sociable and capable of expanding their networks with a wide range of industries. The quality of work in this department depends on having a broad network with the PR, retail and entertainment industries. With great ideas and a wide network, you could be the one to set new trends in the fashion industry.
Delivering customers the unique tales of each brands.
AMAN Co., Ltd. business has expanded through the import and wholesale of partner brand products. Our corporate policy is to “Deliver the true nature of each brands directly to our customers,” a policy that has served as a pillar of our business since its foundation. To realize this policy, we have begun to prioritize retail store management. Currently operating stores include PELLICO, Atelier Notify, ZANELLATO, and ASTILE house, which handles a wide variety of men’s fashion.
From the brands history to their characteristics and uniqueness of the products, we believe that the merit of operating retail stores is that it enables us to deliver expansive information about each brands directly to our customers. That is why our sales associate are taught about products in detail, about styling, and how to display products in accordance with guidance provided from our partner brands.
In AMAN, sales associate are offered the opportunity for advancement to sub-leader, store chief, store manager, and area manager. From the position of store chief and above, you will be offered the opportunity to visit overseas, to bring customers’ voices directly to the brands, and be involved in product planning. In addition, depending on your knowledge and skills, you will also have the opportunity to transfer to human resource division, PR, and many other positions within the company. Knowledge and skills accumulated through sales will always be useful in other positions that you may be assigned to in the future.
Serving as a bridge between business partners and the Sales
The Trading provides dedicated support to facilitate smooth business with partner brands mainly via e-mail and telephone. Their role is to serve as the “Face” of the company by making regular visits to overseas partners, accompanying brand representatives during meetings and market research when they come to Japan.
The Trading does not simply serve as an interpreter. They act as a hub to ensure close communication with all concerned parties both inside and outside the company. One of their unique role within the company is to collect information such as material descriptions and product care from each brands, and adjust them to ensure compliance with the Japanese laws and standards. To accomplish this, they are required to carefully consider the full range of conditions to identify critical issues before any problems occur and discussing the options with each brands. The Trading plays an important role in making and delivering great products.
Because of its high degree of interactions within and outside the company, the Trading places an emphasis on having high communication skills, language competency and business etiquette. The required level of ability is very high, so you will need to be willing to work hard to ensure that your abilities meet the highest standards.
Become a specialist rather than a generalist
The AMAN Co., Ltd. Sales is a team of specialists. Some may have great knowledge in the department store industry and some may be experts in bags. Each employee has an area of specialization that he or she brings to the team to create a powerful organization. The common thread that runs throughout the team is a high level of communication skills. Even in this digitalized era, we emphasize the importance of face-to-face communication to establish and maintain trusting relationships with customers.
The Sales works both in and outside of Japan, with visits to Italy, France and other countries. As they accumulate experience, they play an increasingly active part in business, from discovering new brands to planning and developing products for the Japanese market. Because overseas business requires quicker responses than in Japan, AMAN Co., Ltd. gives each employee a certain degree of discretion to facilitate smooth business negotiations. Through this job, you will be able to improve your language proficiency and negotiation skills.
Although employees in the Sales need to work with day-to-day sales and numerical targets, they all share an enthusiasm for bringing consumers happiness through clothing, and are all highly motivated to introduce attractive products throughout Japan.