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Assistant Manager, Licensing, SL - Disney & Pixar

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10007148 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Aug. 04, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

From toys to apparel, books to games, Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP) brings our products, through stories and characters, to markets worldwide. With a portfolio of renowned franchises including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, 20CS, National Geographic and Star Wars, our efforts to achieve new and experiential products, designed to entertain and inspire, is industry-leading and category shaping. The Assistant Manager manages several sub-categories and the associated licensee base with the goal of meeting predetermined revenue targets and growth goals across the Disney portfolio of brands and reports to the Manager, Licensing, Softlines.

You Will:

  • Implement & evolve the strategy for the home craft business
  • Review quarterly sales forecast information from licensees to build quarterly forecast and budget
  • Analyze account (licensee, retailer, brand and property) performance and develop growth goals that are aligned with (CPGP) plans (ie compile and analyze retail sell-through information)
  • Together with Sr Manager & Manager, determine category and property strategy to identify new business and revenue opportunities
  • Champion our diversity, equity and inclusion goals through product and collaborations
  • Consumerist: Consumer obsessed, always balancing the art and the science of merchandising to find opportunities, enhance brand and delight our consumer
  • Research and understand competitive landscape. Monitor the global competitive landscape to capture opportunity
  • Manage daily relationship with licensees
  • Support organizing, pitching and selecting licensees
  • Perform all tasks of "Contract Owner" for a selection of licensees, / co-manage where relevant with LOB partner
  • Support home team in everyday responsibilities such as contract process, routing marketing approvals, sample organization, social media requests, buy boards, placement grids, preparing presentations, ad-hoc other projects
  • Build team-oriented relationships with other teams and global partners as part of day-to-day business as well as new business and cross-promotional opportunities
  • Work with Product Development team to ensure approval of products which may include: lead meetings; coordinate programs across multiple categories/consumer segments;
  • Ensure licensee products reflect Disney quality and brand/property goals.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 4+ years related experience or MBA with 1+ years experience
  • Experience with brand and property positioning, manufacturing process, retail business development function, retail distribution and the retail environment
  • Product development experience and a sense of home/fashion trends is important
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with a diverse audience including experience working with external partners and business owners to bring product and assortments to the market
     

Our Benefits: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits

About Us:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney's iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney's global consumer products operations include the world's leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world's largest children's publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

The Walt Disney Company, together with our subsidiaries and affiliates, is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating outstanding stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

You will work with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, create the best stories and be relevant in a changing world.

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Consumer Products, Inc., which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Consumer Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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