Entertainment One

  • UK Licensing Coordinator

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2018 11:48 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Licensing
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • About Entertainment One

    Entertainment One’s Family and Brands Division is an exciting, fast growing entertainment company that specialises in the development, production, distribution and brand management of kid’s TV content. Key properties in the brand portfolio include international pre-school TV phenomenon Peppa Pig, superhero hit PJ Masks, and the magical Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, plus a development slate full of shows with strong potential and premium partners attached.

     

    Entertainment One’s Family and Brands has 100+ employees based in London, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Sao Paolo. It is part of the wider Entertainment One Group, a leading international entertainment company with film, TV and music operations across the world. The Entertainment One Group has over 1,300 employees worldwide, with offices in LA, Toronto, London, New York, Madrid, Amsterdam and Sydney.

    Position Summary

    Dual reporting to the UK Snr Licensing Director Hardlines and UK Licensing Director Softlines, this position will focus on supporting the Licensing Directors and Licensing Managers to drive the hardlines and softlines categories.

    Responsibilities

    • Supporting the Licensing Directors and Licensing Managers across all Family & Brands properties
    • Shadow Licensing Mangers to build a wider understanding of the licensing process
    • Become responsible for completing necessary supporting admin for new licensing deals e.g. deal memos, contract checking
    • Undergo regular market research and highlight opportunities to Licensing Managers/Licensing Directors to help drive the categories, working with the Licensing Managers to review new and existing partners
    • Complete regular comp shops to understand the current licensing and retail landscape and highlight any concerns, opportunities and newness to the team
    • Support with category analysis and identify key changes and facts
    • Attend licensee meetings, trade fairs and networking events where appropriate.
    • To learn and understand International roll out plans, identifying any suitable opportunities for UK team to tie into
    • Supporting Licensing Managers/Licensing Directors in identifying and contacting potential licensees, partners and retailers, researching contact names and cold-calling where appropriate
    • Preparation of targeted pitch presentations for potential licensees, partners and retailers
    • Liaison with UK marketing team and License to PR on trade PR plans ensuring relevant information is fed through when required

    Key Competencies

    • Excellent communication skills
    • A sociable personality
    • Excellent time management and organisational skills
    • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment
    • Team player
    • Pro-active approach to work
    • Sound educational background
    • Experience in a licensing or marketing role desired

    “We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons”

    “To be considered for this position you must provide evidence that you/be able to demonstrate that you have the right to work in the UK”