In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 18,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships. 
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.  

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team.

* excluding partnerships 

Position Purpose

Internal Communication Specialist is responsible for designing and implementing a strong and innovative internal communications framework to support the Bank’s reputation and deliver its strategy to employees across Japan. This framework ranges from event, digital communication, communication materials, to office environment.

The person will report to Head of Brand & Communications Japan, and work closely with the APAC regional team and business lines and functions within BNP Paribas Japan.

Direct Responsibilities

  • Be a key and strategic team member to expand current initiatives and develop new initiatives
  • Designing proactive communication strategy for employee engagement
  • Disseminating the bank’s strategy to employees across diverse departments using innovative communications.
  • Developing communication tools and templates for use across business lines
  • Managing the intranet to ensure information is accessible and useful to staff, by closely working with Brand/Digital specialist.
  • Organising and lead various internal event opportunities for staff
  • Collaborate with the regional and global Communications teams, and execute regional campaigns in Japan

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Support media relations operational tasks
  • Support CSR projects with CSR Lead within the team
  • Support Diversity initiatives with HR
  • Team administrative tasks

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Service oriented approach
  • Creativity – ability to think from different perspectives
  • Eye for detail – methodical approach to work
  • Flexible, willing, enthusiastic approach
  • Team player
  • Passionate on communication and enjoys communicating
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Confidence to champion the bank as an ambassador
  • An international mindset and experience of operating in a multi‐cultural environment
  • Native in Japanese, and fluent in English

Specific Qualifications

Experience of corporate communications and/or marketing working at a multinational corporation or agencies. Experience working in the financial industry can be an advantage but not requirement.

Primary Location
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 3 years

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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group may not be quite what you think? BNP Paribas business lines and careers are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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