French speaking Licensing & Rights Associate

  • Job Reference: 807542
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2019
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent salary + generous bonus and superb benefit
  • Sector: Management & Executive, eCommerce & Social Media, Marketing, Digital & PR, Media & Entertainment
  • Language(s): French
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email: jgrimes@languagebusiness.co.uk
  • Telephone: 02085037766

Job Description

Licensing & Rights Associate, London. Our client is a world-leading brand of toys, video and home entertainments products that are recognised across the world. They are a very progressive and ambitious company that offer an excellent opportunity to develop their business in France.


LANGUAGES

French and English


LOCATION

London, United Kingdom


COMPANY

Our client is a world-leading brand of toys, video and home entertainments products that are recognised across the world. Their products are distributed and available through most of the world’s leading toy and entertainment retailers. 


THE JOB

In order to develop their business activities across France and other French speaking regions of the world, they wish to recruit a French speaking Licensing and Rights Associate. You will work as part of the global brand and licensing team and will be responsible for developing licensed products to ensure a strong presence at retail in France. Your typical job responsibilities will include:

  • Development and maintenance of new and existing licensee relationships across a variety of product categories
  • Negotiating business terms and contracts with licensees
  • Effective communication of current and planned licensed products, promotions and marketing initiatives
  • Assistance with the creation of annual budget and assistance with financial planning
  • Assistance with the development and implementation of strategic licensing plans to hit revenue targets
  • Monitor partners to ensure active deployment with consideration for marketing dates
  • Research products, brands, and companies for new business opportunities
  • Assistance with development of marketing materials, promotional events, and licensing presentations


CANDIDATE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Fluent French and English is essential
  • Proven experience in the licensing / rights field (ideally toys, hardline or softline products)
  • Knowledge of French licensed apparel/toys and retail landscapes is a preference  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to interact well with a variety of workgroups
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Excellent negotiation, deal structuring and analytical skills
  • Proven experience with revenue/profit modelling and sound business judgment

SALARY
Excellent salary + generous bonus and superb benefits


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