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Yuki Akiyama

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Team Leader

Retail & Consumer Goods

Yuki joined Specialized Group in 2013 and quickly developed a reputation for helping clients secure the right candidates for sales and marketing roles in the B2C consumer industry.  Having successfully helped fill many clients’ needs in executive, directorial, and managerial positions, she is currently the lead for the Consumer Goods and Retail team.

To support and better understand client and candidate needs, Yuki offers bilingual recruitment services in English and Japanese. She has offered her expertise not only to foreign B2C companies based in Japan but also to regional and global headquarters.

To speak to Yuki about the B2C consumer goods and retail market or for assistance with a search, contact her today. 

Contact Yuki

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With a track record in consulting with hiring managers and job seekers to meet their needs, I specialize in sales and marketing for B2C consumer goods. Currently, there are lots of client-side opportunities, so please contact me for the latest updates in the consumer goods and retail market.

Yuki's Market Focus

Latest Roles

Brand Manager

Permanent, Tokyo

8-9m

E-commerce Account Manager - Cookware

Permanent, Tokyo

¥5-7m

Digital Marketing Professional

Permanent, Tokyo

Up to ¥9m

Digital Marketing Manager

Permanent, Tokyo

Up to ¥12m

Marketing Specialist (Fashion eCommerce)

Permanent, Tokyo

¥4.5

Achievements

Delivering Results Award

Delivering Results Award

Q2 - 2018

#DeliveringResults

Working Together Award

Working Together Award

Q2 - 2018

#WorkingTogether

Promotion to Team Leader

Promotion to Team Leader

March - 2017

Promotion to Senior Consultant

Promotion to Senior Consultant

July - 2016

Testimonials

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Ms. Tamami Shimmen, Digital Marketing Manager

    Although my English was not perfect, Specialized Group provided me with the services I needed to be successful in getting a new job. They gave me a considered and detailed service, which I would not have received from a larger consulting company. My consultant provided feedback and insight into my potential as a candidate.

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Mr. Tomomichi Nishida, Strategic Planning and Consumer Insight Manager

    I really appreciated the support that Specialized Group provided. Their communication with the recruitment companies involved meant that the process was very smooth. From the beginning until I was successful in receiving a concrete job offer. I was really impressed that they remembered me after just one meeting. They introduced me to the job opportunity I was hoping for

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Ms. Ejay Kim, Guess

    We are very pleased with Specialized Group and would recommend them to anyone in the retail industry.

  • Delivering Results Award

    Delivering Results Award

    Yuki Akiyama

    Our second Delivering Results award went to Yuki Akiyama, Team Leader of the Consumer Goods & Retail team. This award is based on billing results over the second quarter of 2018. Yuki produced an outstanding individual performance. She was able to deliver an exceptional level of results across the entire quarter. A worthy winner, congratulations Yuki.

  • Working Together Award

    Working Together Award

    Yuki Akiyama

    Our second Working Together award went to Yuki Akiyama of the Consumer Goods & Retail team. This award recognizes contributions to company growth and culture as well as cross-selling. Yuki continually collaborates for the company good, in the spirit of excellence in working together. Congratulations Yuki.

  • Top Team Award

    Top Team Award

    Consumer Goods and Retail

    Our top team award for the third quarter of 2018 went to the Consumer Goods and Retail team. This award is based on team productivity results. The Consumer Goods and Retail team delivered an outstanding team performance to hit the top of the leaderboard in a very competitive quarter. Congratulations to the Consumer Goods and Retail team.

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Ms. Aki Takami, Fashion Merchandiser

    Compared to other consultants, Yuki was detail-driven and answered any questions I had quickly and accurately. I gained confidence in myself, as Yuki provided a lot of in-depth knowledge about the interview.

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Mr. Kentaro Matsubara, eCommerce Operations Manager

    Although there are many agents in Japan, I felt very relaxed working with Yuki Akiyama because I was offered proper support. The support she offered was important because I was worried about my English language abilities.

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Ms. Ayako Horiuchi, Public Relations Manager

    Yuki Akiyama is a very responsible consultant, she was very professional and always corresponded in a timely manner. I felt she was honest and dependable. Thank you very much.

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Mr. Shinichi Yamauchi, Sales Manager

    I would like to thank my consultant, Yuki Akiyama. She arranged the date and time of the interview and gave me appropriate advice with my English resume, and how to manage an interview in English.

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Ms. Miki Inoue, Marketing Manager

    I appreciated Yuki Akiyama's expert support. It was very helpful in negotiating with the hiring company to achieve a suitable timetable.