Licensing Manager North/Latin America

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 16, 2013
Closes
May 16, 2013
Contact
Jane Cronin
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Overview:

This position is the primary support for the North American and Latin American licensing business at Parragon. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment, be team oriented, and possess the interpersonal skills to interact with multiple licensors including Disney, Mattel , Nickelodeon, Discovery Kids , Saban, Entenmann's and TLC.

Responsibilities:
* Interface daily with licensors to support existing relationships and build new opportunities
* Work with President to ensure the publishing program delivers against financial plans for North and South America
* Work with President to develop business in North and South America, identifying new contractual opportunities
* Develop pitch proposals, including publishing programs and financial forecast for internal review and pitch to brand owners
*Negotiation of Contract extensions and renewals
* Work with President ,VP Sales and licensor retail teams to maximize retailer opportunities.
* Attend relevant trade shows
* Manage samples and distribution to licensors
* Review royalty statements to ensure accuracy before issue
* Sense check actual royalties versus MG's and initial acquisition financial plan.
* Share brand marketing materials/ updates with publishing coordinator and sales team where relevant

Qualifications:
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
5 – 7 years’ experience in brand licensing, preferably from a licensee background.
Understanding of Spanish a benefit
Travel – 5-10%
Excellent grasp of financial data and contracts
Team oriented and ability to work across internal cross functional teams and external licensor partners
Highly organized and detail oriented
Project management skills-ability to juggle multiple projects and deliver on deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High energy and high level of enthusiasm
A passion for licensing



No Phone calls please.

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