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Senior Licensing Manager - Hardlines C4694

A key licensing role within a leading entertainment company specialising in Kids' TV.


You will be responsible for ensuring the continued growth of the Hardlines licensing programme within the UK.

The COMPANY

Our client is an expanding entertainment company, which has a family arm specialising in kids' TV and digital content.


The ROLE

The Senior Licensing Manager is responsible for driving new and existing licensed and retail sales. 


Key Responsibilities -  

  • Manage licensees including regular business reviews, forecasting, and range planning & development
  • Ensure all Hardlines deals (potential or renewals) are negotiated efficiently through to deal completion, liaising with the internal team and the licensees on contract drafting and finalising terms
  • Present and implement sales, driving retail marketing initiatives for all key retailers
  • Create growth strategies for the Hardlines categories through reviewing current licensees and exploring areas to be developed
  • Build solid relationships with category buyers and licensing teams, ensuring brands are sold in at all levels and retailers needs are met
  • Work with the product development team and licensees on product line plans ensuring ranges are continually reinvented and viable within the commercial environment.

The CANDIDATE

With significant experience in the Consumer Products licensing business, you will have a  deep understanding of the Hardlines category and have existing relationships with both licensees and retailers.


You have an in-depth knowledge of brand management and strategic planning with exceptional negotiation and sales skills.


Lastly, you are a strong communicator with the ability to lead and create strong relationships.


The REWARDS

An attractive salary with a competitive bonus scheme is available to the successful candidate.


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

 

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