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Specific Responsibilities

General responsibility will be to oversee entire licensing program assigned; manage and monitor licensees in support of brand business objectives and sales budgets and pro-actively identify growth opportunities and retail specific initiatives.

 

  • Assist in the development and oversee the implementation of global licensing strategy in support of revenue goals and other KPIs
  • Day to day liaison between client, internal team including international offices and licensees; obtain and communicate regular updates on retail sales, marketing/promotional and product development initiatives to ensure all opportunities are maximized.
  • Manage and guide licensees (key Global licensees and North American based) and on yearly and quarterly forecasting.
  • Prepare status reports for client as needed on state of the overall business.
  • Prepare agenda and manage regularly scheduled internal team meetings and meetings/call with client; ensure that all sales, marketing, legal and other updates have been prepared by the team and ready for presentation.
  • Monitor licensee contractual compliance (product, distribution, marketing and other rights).
  • Coordinate tradeshow activities with licensees, internal sales team and client as appropriate.
  • Work to identify and execute on synergies between licensees and brand owner. Cross pollinate pertinent information across all stakeholders and facilitate problem solving and solutions for day to day needs of licensees and client.
  • Create/adapt sales and brand presentations and sell sheets as necessary to support sales/retail initiatives.
  • Manage marketing budget; execute marketing plans and manage marketing support initiatives.
  • Maintain knowledge of brand and company revenue targets working with licensees, brand team, finance and legal departments, and licensees, analyze results and ensure that business objectives are being met.
  • Interface with creative/marketing services on licensee product development, approvals, timelines and other creative projects/initiatives.
  • Regular trend watching at retail and research on competitors to help guide licensees and educate client on market trends.
  • Attend key retail meetings with licensees.
  • Additional brand development and management support, as required.

Skills and Requirements

  • Licensing experience a must.
  • Previous role managing licensees for at least 2+ years.
  • Experience in licensing brand management in-house or at a licensing agency.
  • Fast paced environment requires a dedicated self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Strong inter-personal, communication and organizational skills required.
  • Analytical; detail oriented project management skills(including strong Excel skills).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills (PowerPoint, Adobe).
  • Ability to build compelling presentations.
  • Passion for building and maintaining relationships.

GBG US Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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