Endemol Shine Group are looking for an experienced brand licensing manager to join its Group Brand Licensing team. \u00a0This role will be responsible for driving sales and commercial opportunities from an extensive IP portfolio in key European markets including France, Germany, Benelux and the Nordics.\u00a0 The role will cover all areas of consumer products from pitching through to deal negotiation, product sell through and reporting.\r\n\r\nThe successful candidate will report to the Head of Licensing and will be part of Group team based in London. The role will involve travel to relevant markets and in-depth knowledge of business in each territory.\r\n\r\nThis is an exciting, fast-paced role in an established team at group level, working alongside local Opcos as necessary to grow the consumer products business across multiple categories. The day-to-day role will include market research, pitch prep and client meetings.\u00a0 It will also involve the appointment and management of Agents as needed to strategically grow the business.\u00a0 \u00a0\r\n\r\nKey Responsibilities:\r\n\r\n \tDrive revenue from licensing of Group IP to a range of consumer products partners in France, Germany, Benelux, Nordics, CEE and MENA;\r\n \tManage all categories to include publishing, food and beverage, apparel, gifts and accessories, toys and games, cookware, homeware, stationary and paperware;\r\n \tIdentify Agents for any specific brands in certain markets; take pitches and negotiate representation agreements; proactive management to ensure delivery of forecasts\r\n \tAnnual budgeting and quarterly forecasting for all categories\/licensees\/agents\r\n \tNegotiation of contracts and oversight of deal process through to launch\r\n \tManage relationships with local Opcos as needed to ensure all interested parties can support product launches;\r\n \tWork as part of the Group licensing team, provide input into global deals to ensure regional needs are met and leverage global deals locally;\r\n \tDevelop and maintain relationships with licensees, retailers, agencies and Agents to deliver best possible programmes for the IP portfolio;\r\n \tDevelop a sustainable long term business that delivers on annual targets; monthly reporting and deal pipeline management;\r\n \tContribute to the creation and presentation of overall brand strategy working with the brand team; develop local social media and brand activations as needed;\r\n \tManage product approval process with licensees and Group team, always innovating to ensure best possible product is available to consumers;\r\n \tContribute to PR and marketing strategies, finding ways to amplify business in the territories;\r\n \tStay ahead of market and business trends and react accordingly to the benefit of our business\r\n\r\nPersonal Attributes, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:\r\n\r\n \tFluent French speaker\r\n \tKnowledge of the French licensing market\r\n \tExperience within Adult\/Lifestyle licensing is desirable\r\n \t3-5 year\u2019s experience in the international licensing industry\r\n \tCurrent network of strong relationships with licensees, Agents and retailers\r\n \tMulti-channel distribution experience\r\n \tMotivated and driven to deliver commercial success\r\n \tKnowledge of digital brands\r\n \tAbility to build sales decks and pitches\r\n \tTeam player, collaborative and flexible\r\n\r\nSalary & Benefits\/More Information:\r\n\r\n \tAttractive salary and benefits package\r\n \tOther benefits: Cycle to work scheme, childcare voucher scheme, subsidised gym memberships, season ticket loan, hotel discounts, eye vouchers, Westfield shopping discounts, etc.\r\n\r\nAbout the Company:\r\n\r\nEndemol Shine Group is the largest independent production company in the world with a portfolio of international hits including Big Brother, Black Mirror, Deal or No Deal, Humans, Hunted, MasterChef, Mr. Bean, The Biggest Loser, The Island, Spelling Star, Your Face Sounds Familiar and many more.\r\n\r\nEndemol Shine Group\u2019s businesses have creative operations in over 30 markets, with a diverse portfolio of over 600 revenue generating formats across scripted and non-scripted genres, alongside digital, gaming, and distribution operations. Online video is key to the company strategy with already more than a billion monthly views on YouTube and rapid expansion across other social platforms.\r\n\r\nEndemol Shine Group is an equal opportunities employer.\u00a0 We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to providing a creative and inspirational home for all people.