Group Licensing and Brand Manager

Cavendish Maine
Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
11 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A market leader in their industry, our client has excellent market presence and reputation supplying major high street, independent and online retailers with a great variety of both generic and licensed gift and homeware products. With 2 businesses in their group, they pride themselves on their impressive range of licenses and are well recognised as a market leading business. The role: A newly created position through growth, they are looking for a Licensing and Brand Manager to work across the group. The role will involve general marketing ranging from product and brand marketing through to social media marketing, trade fair marketing etc. You will take responsibility for the day to day management and liaison with licence owners (e.g. Disney, Marvel, Universal Pictures and licensing houses amongst others), keeping them updated with how licensed ranges are performing, for example. You will also be involved in spotting new licensed range opportunities with a commercial focus and will actively be involved in working on developing and pitching for new license ranges, forecasting and analysing from a marketing perspective. This position would also be the marketing bridge between internal departments including sales, working closely with them to market the company’s product ranges and analyse the success of product ranges. The person: The ideal candidate will have brand management experience within the consumer goods product category. Whilst experience of working with licensed product ranges is not a necessity it will be a distinct advantage. An effective communicator you should be able to communicate both in writing and verbally with a wide range of people. Able to work on your own initiative you will be able to demonstrate high levels of organisation with strong attention to accuracy and detail. A confident and outgoing person, you will have excellent relationship building skills and be a supportive and proactive team member. Contact: Consultant: Rina Gokani Contact Number: RG/ 017457 Tel: 01275 813027 Footnote: If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application. Due to the overwhelming Application response we receive through various sources should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful. This job was originally posted as