Job Advertisement | BBC Worldwide Licensed Consumer Products Executive

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BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) is seeking a Licensed Consumer Products executive to join the team for an 11 month fixed-term Maternity Cover.


In this role, you will have the chance to work on an exciting brand portfolio that comprises a slate of world renowned titles, such as: legacy natural history brand BBC Earth as well as hugely popular pre-school brands Hey Duggee and Go Jetters. The successful candidate will also assist in the development of licensed product programs for the multi-award winning Doctor Who, plus premium titles such as Great Australian Bake Off and more.

More detail below and the full job spec and information on BBC Worldwide can be found here;

Key Duties

  • Assist the licensing team to meet agreed annual financial plan to drive and deliver growth for the department
  • Work with licensees to forecast income on a quarterly basis and retain full awareness of licensee’s sales and retail listings to maximise brand retail footprint
  • Pitch licensing opportunities to retailers and licensees using approved sales presentations
  • Negotiate and finalise license terms for deals as directed
  • Manage the contract administration including processing of deal memos and issuing of contracts. This requires liaison with local and UK legal representatives
  • Manage the processing of royalty reports including payments & reporting, coding of reports, tracking against budget and managing of financial spreadsheets
  • Work with the marketing department on delivery of marketing materials helping to resolve any issues to ensure successful product launches and on-going support
  • Maintain relationships with retailers and licensees via updates on brand activity, new properties and promotional opportunities
  • Undertake retail market visits quarterly and develop a strong knowledge of manufacturers, trends, retail processes and promotional opportunities to help inform the Licensing strategy
  • Act as licensing brand champion for specific brands, co-ordinating information sharing and planning licensing strategy for those categories
  • Update sales support materials and brand presentations for key meetings and trade shows
  • Attend and coordinate trade fairs, presentations and industry events as necessary
  • Maintain product samples and inventory

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong Brand and/or product Licensing experience
  • Media sector and/or FMCG experience
  • B2B/B2C commercial and consumer products
  • Commercial Acumen: Strong negotiation and planning skills with the ability to think strategically across multiple brands
  • Influencing and networking: A team player with good collaboration and influencing skills that can persuade at multiple levels
  • Communication and presentation: Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Style: Highly motivated and results orientated individual. Flexible, capable of working in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment
  • Strong Admin and Computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Detail focused

Applicants must have full working rights in Australia to apply.

Applications close on June 30th, 2017

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