Licensing Associate

Recruiter
Parkside
Location
Maidenhead
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Licensing Associate to join a fantastic team based in Maidenhead/London. Our reputable client are seeking someone to manage the day to day licensing business relationships with soft line partners; identify pitches and negotiate new business opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage existing licensing deals and licensee relationships and gather specific category & retail information
* Act as category lead for assigned categories
* Attend Trade Fairs such as Brand Licensing Europe, or category specific shows
* Secure new licensing deals and negotiate renewals
* Conduct quarterly business reviews and track financial goals
* Negotiate deal terms and submit for legal drafting ensuring all relevant approvals have been gathered and all information required is present and correct
* Work closely with Retail Development, Digital, PR, Regional Franchise and Local Brand teams to develop joint business plans.
* Research identify and pitch new category opportunities and prospective clients
* Implement marketing and promotional strategies in liaison with internal & external stakeholders
* Prepare brand pitch and marketing presentations across a portfolio of brands

Key Skills Required:

* Personable, enthusiastic and confident, able to build good relationships
* Must be commercially aware
* Effective negotiation and good presentation skills
* Demonstrate awareness of current market trends
* Must have passion for product development, a creative eye
* Excellent project management skills.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer