Looking for a job in licensing? Positions with MGA, Imperial War Museum and more are live now

Are you on the look out for a new job in the toy licensing industry? Then check out the numerous exciting opportunities currently available on Licensing.biz’s Jobs Board.

This week’s featured jobs see the Imperial War Museum searching for a new Brand Licensing Officer, Gameplan Europe on the hunt for a digital marketing manager for an international toy firm, Fenwick looking for an assistant buyer for the toy department, and MGA Entertainment build out its licensing division with a Softlines Product Approval Coordinator.

First up, the Imperial War Museum is looking for a new Brand Licensing Officer. The lucky candidate will be responsible for developing and building a commercially successful Brand Licensing offer for IWM, including actively seeking potential new licensees.

The post holder will pro-actively manage all IWM brand licensees, ensuring that product sign off and the approvals process is managed effectively. To find out more about the role, click here.

Meanwhile, recruiter Gameplan Europe is looking for a digital marketing manager to take up a position with a multinational toy manufacturer. The client is a long-established privately owned Hong Kong firm, with ambitious growth plans.

Suitable candidates will have several years of in-depth hands-on experience in planning and carrying out social media campaigns for toys or related categories through YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, as well as the company’s own blogs and websites.

Click here for more information on the role.

Next up, Fenwick is looking for an assistant buyer to cover its toys department.

As an Assistant buyer you will work with line manager to build and create a product range and balanced assortment which is inspirational, creative and reflective of target customer profile across all Fenwick stores and online within your managers product category. Support line manager in sourcing and negotiating new brands, and trading existing brands using the buying power of the whole group to drive sales and profit and deliver greater market share in their specific categories, whilst implementing local range strategies for individual stores to differentiate product and create local propositions in each local context.

Click here for more.

MGA Entertainment is on the hunt for a Softlines Product Approval Coordinator to support the UK head of licensing in working with licensees and retailers to manage and process product approvals.

The position holder will work with licensees, manage the development of soft line products ensuring product innovation, brand consistency and commercial relevance, identify new product opportunities, create trend directions, and develop first class conceptual design.

They will also ensure all new and existing licensees are trained and kept up to date on the MGA brand, property portfolio, creative assets and approval systems.

For more information on the role and to find out how to apply, click here.

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. Hutchins has worked his way up from Staff Writer to the position of Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both ToyNews and Licensing.biz, and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@biz-media.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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