Licensing Manager

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Bulldog Licensing
Employer Bulldog Licensing
Category Licensing
Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location UK - London

Bulldog Licensing, a dynamic, fast growing agency, is seeking an exceptional individual to join the team as Licensing Manager.

Representing some of the top brands in the market including Shopkins, Angry Birds, Miraculous, Enid Blyton, Match Attax and Dinosaur Roar!, Bulldog is seeking a Licensing Manager to grow the business. Reporting to the Licensing Director, the Licensing Manager will be responsible for multiple key business categories. Bulldog operates a flexible structure, enabling employees to gain experience of all key consumer products categories.

The Licensing Manager will:

  • Own multiple consumer products categories and drive this business across the Bulldog portfolio of brands
  • Manage licensing deals from start to finish; identifying potential partners, pitching our brands, holding commercial negotiations, finalising deal terms, and managing licensees after deals are signed, through to handling amendments and renewals
  • Work closely with the product development team to ensure innovative, on brand ranges are brought to market
  • Be aware of changing market trends and implement for our properties
  • Host regular business updates with licensees
  • Work with licensees to maximise their own business and development of cross-promotional activity
  • Work with Licensing Director on developing brand strategies
  • Work with licensees on quarterly business forecasts and subsequent financial analysis
  • Conduct regular market research and identify new category opportunities and potential partners
  • Bring new ideas and thinking to the business

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Highly motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Able to multitask and thrive under pressure
  • Focussed with excellent attention to detail
  • A problem solver
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Have excellent interpersonal, communication and sales skills
  • A strong presenter
  • Experienced in licensing, category management and negotiations, with Licensing Manager experience preferred
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent

To get a feel for the company why not swing by our stand (F2) at BLE?

Please send your CV and a cover letter to vickyh@bulldog-licensing.com