MANAGER, BRAND DEVELOPMENT (Maternity Cover)

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Beanstalk
Employer Beanstalk
Category Management
Salary Competitive
Type Temporary
Location UK

About Beanstalk

Beanstalk, a global brand extension agency and consultancy, extends brands through the strategic and creative development of licensed products. The company works with corporate brands, celebrities, entertainment properties, and other high-profile clients to leverage licensing as a strategic tool to enhance brand awareness, increase consumer touch-points, and generate revenue. Current Beanstalk clients include Procter & Gamble, Diageo, Microsoft Studios and Bear Grylls among others.

Duties and Responsibilities
With an emphasis on lifestyle and food & beverage brands:

  • Pro-actively identify and pitch new prospective licensees, in line with pre-agreed strategic licensing plan
  • Solicit business plans and negotiate deal terms through to contract execution, under supervision
  • Support internal quarterly budgeting and forecasting
  • Day-to-day management of UK & international licensees including Approvals
  • Support day-to-day client reporting
  • Support brand team to grow licensees’ businesses through increased retail distribution, new products and other marketing initiatives to increase royalty revenues
  • Monitor performance of licensees and compliance with license agreement terms

Skill Requirements

  • Proactive and confident sales person with strong follow up ability
  • Experience in food & beverage and/or gaming advantageous
  • Detail-orientated, with a pro-active, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Confident in creating and delivering presentations
  • Fluent English; additional languages advantageous
  •  Experience in a client-facing role
  •  Adept at handling financial data
  • Proven time management and organizational abilities
  • Ability to excel in fast-paced environment
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication skills

Computer Skills
Intermediate/advanced skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint essential

Work Experience

A minimum of two years’ experience in the licensing industry

Education

University degree required

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter along with your salary expectations to:

jobs.uk@beanstalk.com