Full Time Job

Licensing Director


New York, NY 09-09-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

IMG Licensing is hiring a Director of Brand Licensing who will support the overall sales and business development efforts across key client accounts and licensing programs. You are an entrepreneurial, commercially-driven licensing professional with a great history of winning new business, expanding opportunities for clients, and possess versatility managing diverse licensing clients and their products spanning industry, categories, and geography.

Core Duties And Responsibilities
• Strategy / Ideation: Strategize with account leads on how to drive program growth (new & organic); ensure understanding of each respective client brand extension strategy
• Prospecting : Actively research product categories and industries to develop a list of potential products and licensee partners to pursue / secure coordinate sharing of relevant sales materials with key prospects; maintain detailed status of activity
• Pitch Preparation : Develop sales materials and presentations for external use; organize relevant / available research and participate in sales pitches / presentations where relevant
• Consumer Insights : Research and stay apprised of competitive and marketplace trends across key client and licensee categories, as well as, licensing trends overall
• Account Management : Assist in the day-to-day management of key clients and licensees including status meeting coordination and reports; maintain and present regular updates/status externally and internally; support specific requests from licensees as needed

Job Requirements
• 5 to 10 years of experience in consulting, project / client management, brand management or business development.
• Experience in brand licensing a plus especially in the following industries/categories: Food & Beverage, Automotive, Hardware, Industrial, Sports and Fashion
• Bachelor's degree required (MBA a plus)
• Strong project management skills with ability to work under pressure
• Resourceful Self-starter with a strategic and operational approach
• Must have the ability to work independently and in a team setting
• Ability to achieve results and complete assignments in a timely manner
• Highly organized with strong follow-through and time management skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Excellent oral and written communications skills – must be willing to be an active and vocal contributor to the team / business
• Proficiency in MS office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Company Profile
Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.
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