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Senior Brand Marketing Manager

Moonbug Entertainment

London, United Kingdom 03-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids' titles in the world. Moonbug's line-up includes global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Baby Bum, Oddbods, Little Angel, My Magic Pet Morphle, Supa Strikas, GoBuster, Playtime with Twinkle, Gecko's Garage, ARPO and many more.

Moonbug's shows are currently available in 32 languages and feature on more than 150 platforms globally, including YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sky, Super RTL, BBC iPlayer, HBO Max, Tencent, Youku and Roku. The company's portfolio currently stands at 29 IPs and 100+ brand partners.

Moonbug is a subsidiary of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises.

By bringing together elite talent operating at the intersection of content, community, and commerce, it helps to position leading entertainment businesses for accelerated, sustainable growth in the current market and beyond.

Candle is run by its Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, and backed by investment capital from funds managed by Blackstone's flagship private equity business.

We have an exciting new opening for a Senior Brand Marketing Manager reporting to the Growth Brands Marketing Director. Supporting the Brand Marketing Director and General Manager (Franchise lead) contributing to the development of the short, medium and long-term global Brand vision and strategy. The SBMM and be responsible for driving affinity and growth for brands globally. Helping craft the annual brand marketing plan from conception through to execution. Results will be measured in audience and revenue growth.

The ideal candidate will have with a proven track record in Brand and developing innovative 360 brand marketing campaigns.

Further, the Senior Brand Marketing Manager will work with our research and insights partners to lead audience insights, set the direction for the optimal exposure through existing marketing and distribution channels, work with our many brand partners to build a holistic brand experience across partners and Moonbug channels as well as create and implement marketing plans and analyse the impact of our efforts.

The Senior Brand Marketing Manager will be responsible for leading and owning projects and 360 marketing campaigns from concept to launch, ensuring cross-functional alignment and leadership buy-in.

This role is a great opportunity for someone with a marketing, business or similar degree and previous experience in a brand marketing role, ideally within an entertainment and/or kids-focused business, to work in one of the most exciting kids' entertainment companies.

The ideal candidate has a passion for the digital media landscape and understands the intricacies and unique attributes of every step in the marketing funnel - prior experience with entertainment and/or family marketing is a must. Also critical to the role is a deep understanding of how marketing can drive commercial success while ensuring the long-term health of the brand.

The successful candidate must be autonomous and self-organized, while creative and self-motivated; have strong attention to detail and great communication skills. The candidate must also be proactive, and process-driven, meet committed deadlines, and be great at working collaboratively in a fast-paced, international environment.

You will be working collaboratively with the General Managers, Marketing, Creative and Comms, Licensing & Merchandising, Music, Live Events, Brand Partnership, and Gaming teams as well as research and insights partners to deliver world-class experiences and 360 marketing campaigns for our audience.

This role will sit on-site at our London office.
• In partnership with the BMD contribute towards the development of insight led annual Brand marketing strategy. Directly manage development and execution of innovative marketing campaigns in partnership with the Brand Marketing team. Ensuring successful executions that build Brand Equity, Audience Engagement and deliver ROI.
• Leading Internal and external briefings, implementation and post campaign analysis and reporting – ensuring learnings are applied across future work. Day to day management of agency partners and internal teams building strong and trusted partnerships to ensure continued innovative and effective campaigns.
• Work closely with BMD & GM to define the vision for the brand. Be the steward to protect the brand vision, mission, and values while ensuring all marketing efforts align with the brands' commercial needs. Define the brands' unique positioning and selling proposition. Building effective relationships across key Global/Intl stakeholders sharing LOB knowledge contributing to strategy, planning and execution.
• As a Senior member of the Brand Marketing team, you will proactively bring marketing opportunities to the table for discussion and lead by example, inspiring the Global Brand Marketing team with suggestions for campaigns, promotions, and provide long term solutions to problems
• As Brand Guardian, directly mange creative approvals and contribute towards the development of processes and supporting documents to ensure brand values and guidelines are adhered to by both internal and external teams. You will directly lead the creation of brand assets including trailers, sales materials, style guides, and other marketing materials.
• Directly manage campaign budget, processes and tracking. Ensuring management of vendors and timely processing in partnership with the Brand Exec.
• Develop and present brand and pitch presentations partnering with key stakeholders where necessary
• Work closely with Global Brand team to initiate, identify and create 'master' global documents such as planning documents, processes and any other brand communications to ensure one voice and avoid duplication.
• Be a key point of contact for cross functional teams. Build close relationships with the internal teams to devise integrated launch plans that inspire partners around key launches and events – inc. paid media mix (as required). Ensuring teams across the business understand our Brands, Values and are empowered to proactivity and passionately seek relevant partnerships and execute strong marketing plans on the ground
• Create, collaborate, and align with Studios, Channel Group and Content Dist. Sales on content windowing strategies to drive impact and Brand presence via connected and complementary content story-telling
• Initiate research projects working with Global Insights Group and other stakeholders as necessary. Define relevant KPI's, measure success and share key insights across international regions that help to evaluate how to maximise and grow brands in an evolving consumer landscape Globally
• Directly lead and mentor members of the Brand Marketing team to ensure the team is motivated, enthused and excited.

Requirements:
• You will have 6+ years demonstratable Brand/Marketing experience within the Entertainment/Kids & Family industry with a strong focus on Digital Marketing
• Solid understanding IP Content Development & Production processes.
• Solid understanding of the Licensing industry and tools, timings and requirements for CP success.
• Possess a strategic mindset with a track record in running high impact campaigns end-end.
• Analytical mindset with an un

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re0j12-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Moonbug Entertainment

Moonbug is a global entertainment company that creates and distributes inspiring and engaging stories to expand kids’ worlds and minds.