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Licensing Sales Coordinator, Lego

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 904996BR Location London, England, United Kingdom Business Disney Licensing Date posted Jan. 13, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney has an exciting new opportunity for a motivated individual to join our Consumer Products team as Licensing Sales Coordinator!

The Licensing Sales Coordinator will support the Licensing Sales Managers across our LEGO and Funko business, with execution of long term and fiscal year strategies as set by department leads. They will support the Licensing Sales Manager with NPD and forecast analysis, take the lead on product info consolidation, and coordinate seasonal marketing campaigns and key projects to support the delivery of business strategies and financial targets. The role will take on responsibility for managing select markets with support from the Licensing Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • With direction from the Licensing Sales Manager, support the implementation of the long-term strategy for specific department in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • Using key trends as well as commercial and consumer insight, support the implementation of strategies cross company and departmentally whilst being agile to capitalise on the moment and identify new opportunities and target partners
  • Support the Licensing Sales Manager with the annual operating plan and quarterly forecasting process as directed, developing supplier (licensee) objectives and strategies, working with markets, consumer demo groups, category teams, franchise, marketing, product development and finance to drive growth
  • Team project coordinator for key cross franchise seasonal campaigns; involving coordinating with franchise development and marketing teams, licensee brand teams, ensuring product images and assets are available and adhere to brand guidelines
  • Support the wider team with the creation of category briefs, pitches and retail campaign ideas, ensuring decks and materials adhere to brand guidelines
  • Support and cultivate the relationship engagement and partnership with each EMEA account, new and existing
  • Administration of contracts and support for certain accounts and appropriately inform all key stakeholders (global, EMEA and local)
  • Work closely with the creative teams on product development and the marketing teams to support the sale of the product as required by licensee/retailer
  • Communicate the International Labour Standards (ILS) process and be the conduit between the supplier and The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) ILS team as directed
  • With direction from the Licensing Sales Manager, support execution of new business development pitches and develop research projects with a focus on identifying scalable opportunities
  • Coordinate and actively contribute in market meetings

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree level education in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience within consumer products commercialisation, beneficial
  • Proven experience of building effective relationships, leading and managing change and collaboration across departments to achieve joint goals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Financial acumen
  • Ability to analyse data and make recommendations to achieve business targets
  • An ability to be agile in order to capitalise on the moment and with support, identify new opportunities and target partners
  • Resilient and nimble in an ever changing landscape
  • Computer literate including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Keynote
  • Fluent English, essential; other European languages, beneficial
  • A good eye for digital, social and brick and mortar marketing
  • Commercial and strategic approaches to problem solving and innovation
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Influencing skills with the ability to achieve buy-in at all levels


About Disney Licensing:

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that brings our Company’s stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises four main lines of business: Global Licensing, Disney Retail, Publishing and Digital Media, and Games, Apps, and Labs. The segment is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations and bring the magic of Disney into the daily lives of families and fans around the world.

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 The Walt Disney Company Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Licensing.

The Walt Disney Company Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. 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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