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Project Hire Associate, Softlines Licensing

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10048034 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Marvel Entertainment Date posted May 25, 2023

Job Summary:

From toys to apparel, books to games, Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP) brings our company’s products, through stories and characters, to markets worldwide.  With a portfolio of renowned brands including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, 20CS, National Geographic and Star Wars, our efforts to deliver innovative and experiential products, designed to entertain and inspire, is industry leading and category shaping. 

The Associate, Licensing role is a Project Hire of 6 month duration and reports to the Sr. Manager of Licensing for accessories and footwear across all brands (franchises).

You Will

On any given day, you might:

  • Manage day-to-day relationship with licensees for a specific segment of the business, providing information, facilitating assets, resolving issues, on-boarding new licensees reviewing/approving/facilitating approvals of submissions and promotion/advertising initiatives  
  • Performs day-to-day responsibilities to include licensee management, product approvals and Licensee communications 
  • Assists in defining and activating category and property strategy 
  • Supports the process of identifying, pitching and selecting licensees 
  • Supports manager in everyday responsibilities such as contract and amendment process, financial analyses, forecasting, strategy presentations, product line analysis and other projects for the category  
  • Works with the Product Development team to approve and maintain line lists 
  • Works with Product Development to ensure timely OPA (Online Product Approval) comments are provided and help minimize disruption of our product launches 
  • Ensures licensee product lines reflect Disney quality and brand/property objectives 
  • Ensures timely approvals of licensee's marketing elements in Disney Media Manager 
  • Supports internal initiatives generated by the Franchise Marketing and Integrated Retail teams 

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of experience
  • Strong relationship building skills, flexible and adaptable; able to collaborate, influence and persuade at all levels of an organization, both internal and external 
  • Capable of working independently and managing a variety of initiatives / opportunities simultaneously 
  • Self-starter, motivated and proactive 
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills 
  • Required computer skills (Excel, Power Point / Keynote, Word, Outlook) 

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree

Preferred Experience: Marketing or Licensing

About Marvel Entertainment:

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Marvel Entertainment.

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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