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Licensing Manager (Hardlines/Toys)

Job title: Licensing Manager (Hardlines/Toys)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Irvine
Industry: Retail
Remote: No
Salary: $100k-$110k
Reference: 461448
Contact name: Natalie Cronenbold

Job description

Licensing Manager (Hardlines/Toys)
Hybrid in Burbank

The Licensing Manager, Hardlines will work closely with the Associate Director of Licensing: Hardlines and Sr. Director of Licensing to determine and manage short-term strategic objectives and contribute to the long-term strategies of the licensing department. Will provide consultation to compose yearly forecasts for licensing revenue with existing partners.
  • Possesses understanding of licensing industry including knowledge of product categories, sales channel and retailer insight, sales lifecycles, line planning, trends and play patterns. Will be able to think analytically and creatively to provide resolutions or to consult with the direct supervisor as needed..
  • This role will actively manage contract negotiations with new partners and existing licensees (with Associate Director of Licensing: Hardlines consultation) to ensure the most favorable terms for the business.
  • Manage hardlines categories; inclusive of select toys, collectibles and inclusive of contract execution, management of existing partnerships, analyzing performance data and marketing strategy for product sell-in and sell-through.
  • Manages the execution of all licensing documents (NDAs, deal memos, merchandise license agreements, amendments, manufacturing agreements, trademark agreements, etc.) and review licensing contracts, negotiate key business terms with licensees and work closely with legal team to finalize contracts.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • 4+ years of experience in outbound consumer products licensing.
  • Strong proficiency in reviewing licensing contracts and fluency in negotiating key business terms.
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