Can you think creatively to identify new business opportunities? Do you experience of brand licensing or
One of the strategic ambitions of the Science Museum Group (SMG) is to increase income. The Cultural
and Commercial Partnerships team is critical in realising this aim as part of the Group’s commercial
Enterprises department. The team’s overarching purpose is to increase financial income and to raise
SMG’s profile nationally and internationally commercially leveraging our brand, content, and skills. As a
department, we are creative, proactive and thrive to create financial growth that is resilient, sustainable
and supports SMG’s powerful social mission.
To support this work, we are now looking for a Senior Partnerships Manager (Brand Licensing) on a job-
share basis (17.5 hours pw) to join the newly formed sales team at the Science Museum in London. The
main purpose of the role will be business development, client relationship management and contract
negotiations. You will focus on developing commercial clients for the team’s brand licensing activity and
promote the team’s product portfolio (including training and consultancy services) in line with clients’
Joining us, you will bring solid experience of brand licensing, client relationship management, business
development or sales and marketing. You will hold demonstrable experience of negotiating multiple
contracts simultaneously across different projects, with excellent communication and relationship-
building skills. You will be able to think creatively to identify new business opportunities and proactively
taking these ideas forward to increase income. As Senior Partnerships Manager (Brand Licensing), you
will hold a good understanding of IP ownership, rights, copyright, and compliance.
The Science Museum Group is here to Inspire Futures. As the world’s leading group of science
museums, we share our unparalleled collection spanning science, technology, engineering,
mathematics and medicine with over five million visitors each year. Joining us as an employee, you will
have the opportunity to develop your career in a world-class museum group. We know work/life balance
and wellbeing is crucial to our colleagues, so we currently offer up to 27 days annual leave in addition to
bank holidays; BUPA medical and dental care; employee assistance programme; enhanced contributory
pension; enhanced occupational sick, maternity, paternity and adoption leave and career breaks.
‘Open for All’ is one of the Science Museum Group’s five core values and sets out our important
aspiration to be a place for everyone. As a national museum group, we have an ability to reach a wide
and diverse population of audiences, colleagues and partners through our geography and scale.
We are working hard to understand our organisation better and to foster a culture that recognises and
values different backgrounds, mindsets, skills, experience, knowledge and expertise. By having greater
diversity, we believe that we will be a stronger and better organisation and ultimately will be able to
inspire more futures. We therefore welcome applications from those who bring difference.
Does this appeal to you? If so, click here to view the Vacancy Information Pack which provides you
with details of the role and the application process.
Job reference : SMG01592
Application closing date : 31/05/2021
Location : Science Museum – London
Salary : *GBP*41,000, pro rata