About us


We're Manzanita, a digital marketing company that builds software to accelerate client campaigns. Our goal is to bring marketing in Japan into the modern era. We're not content building run-of-the-mill solutions; there are enough marketing companies out there doing that already. Our approach has seen success so far, and we're now looking to scale the team and platform even further.

Company Size

10 in Tokyo

Company Culture

Mainly English speaking (every employee speaks at least 2 languages fluently). Our leadership are veteran advertising professionals who have worked on hundreds of millions in advertising business over decades, and the environment is rich in innovative, creative thinking. You will get great exposure to the Japanese marketing industry by working on a range of client projects. We are changing the world of marketing and if this sounds exciting to you, then you will fit right in.

Internship -
Data Scientist


As an intern with Manzanita you will work alongside Tokyo’s best data scientists, developers and marketers. This team seeks out challenge, and strives to find solutions before others even identify the problem. We think in innovative and creative ways that are reinventing the marketing landscape in Japan and even globally.

With professional guidance, you will learn new coding techniques to implement, optimize, and perfect client campaigns. We will not sit you in front of a screen and ask you to do data entry. You will be doing mission-critical, real-world work from your first day with us, you’re part of the team.

Job Duties
  • Analyzing client’s consumer database
  • Clustering the database using Python
  • Combining and synthesizing data across multiple platforms
  • Assist on other digital marketing related tasks
Required specialized knowledge
  • Knowledge of Python and R
  • Basics in Data Science and Big Data
Preferred skills
  • Data analysis skills
  • Mathematical and statistical capabilities
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality
  • Open to immersing yourself in Japanese work culture
  • Basic knowledge in deep learning
  • Basic knowledge of Tensorflow (or Keras)
Additional assistance
  • Help for finding housing accommodation in Tokyo
  • Resume building
  • Internal workshops
  • Cultural insights
  • Multi-disciplinary online professional learning courses
Other
  • As our internships sometimes lead to a full-time opportunity, we more often welcome students currently in their final year of studies.
  • We ask our interns a minimum commitment of 3 months.
  • Working hours are 9:30am to 6pm Mon- Fri., though it can be flexible for interns.
  • This is an unpaid internship.
  • We currently do not provide visas for our interns.

Internship -
Marketing Solutions/Creatives


As an intern with Manzanita you will work alongside Tokyo’s best data scientists, developers and marketers. This team seeks out challenge, and strives to find solutions before others even identify the problem. We think in innovative and creative ways that are reinventing the marketing landscape in Japan and even globally.

Job Duties
  • Design landing pages and web apps
  • Optimize websites and web apps in terms of UX/UI
  • Produce client assets for digital marketing campaigns
  • Assist on other digital marketing related tasks
Required Specialized Knowledge/Skills
  • Ability to create graphics and assets
  • Ability to conduct research, organize and propose findings and suggestions
  • Basic knowledge of inbound/current marketing practices, (so you can understand how we are tearing it down)
Preferred Language Ability

Japanese level: JLPT N5 or equivalent (not required, but greatly appreciated)

Preferred Skills
  • Strong graphic design skills (Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop , Affinity Creative Suite)
  • Strong web design and UX/UI skills
  • iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
  • Open to immerse yourself in Japanese work culture
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality
Additional assistance
  • Help for finding housing accommodation in Tokyo
  • Resume building
  • Internal workshops
  • Cultural insights
  • Multi-disciplinary online professional learning courses
Other
  • As our internships sometimes lead to a full-time opportunity, we more often welcome students currently in their final year of studies.
  • We ask our interns a minimum commitment of 3 months.
  • Working hours are 9:30am to 6pm Mon- Fri., though it can be flexible for interns.
  • This is an unpaid internship.
  • We currently do not provide visas for our interns.