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Senior Licensing Category Professional

  • Full Time
  • London

Liverpool Football Club

Working with the Vice President, Licensing to develop and execute long-term growth strategies for the Global Licensing business by category.

Identifying licensing opportunities and filling market gaps across all categories considering age, segment, market and channel.

Working collaboratively with the Partnership team to proactively drive Club-wide new business where there is a licensing element.

Defining and integrating assigned licensees within wider retail and marketing plans where relevant.

Supporting assigned licensees through relationships with key buyers and decision makers across top retail accounts.

Working on the creation of targeted presentations to pitch licensing programmes or specific category areas, customized to each key market for licensees, agents and partners.

Maintaining knowledge of key seasonality and buying cycles of identified key retailers.

Regular attendance of trade shows and social industry functions where applicable – e.g. Brand Licensing Europe.

Accountable for all direct licensee`s and act as main point of contact for any queries (contracts, renewals, marketing support).

Regular liaison with the Product Development team to drive quality and champion innovation in product, sharing information and knowledge to ensure business growth.

Ensuring all products are in-line with global creative direction and product hierarchy.

Managing all licensing requests and review all new proposals. Negotiate any new proposals or renewals, presenting these deals in the fortnightly Deal Review meetings.

Maintaining current knowledge of industry trends, competitors, business opportunities, threats and dynamics for category and key licensees.

Regular travel domestically and internationally to meet licensees & agents where required.

Fiscal responsibility of pre-determined partners and new business target to include annual budget planning and quarterly revenue forecasting.

Analysing licensee performance against MG & identify any issues or areas of opportunity, define growth objectives and strategies.

To apply for this job please visit recruitment.liverpoolfc.com.

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