Licensing Manager North/Latin America

New York
Apr 16, 2013
May 16, 2013
Jane Cronin
Full Time

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.

* 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

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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