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Associate Director, Licensing
IMG Licensing is seeking an experienced entertainment Licensing Director to manage our portfolio of clients as well as develop sales relationships with and for Fabacus – IMG Licensing’s production authentication technology platform. 

The Role:

Key responsibilities will involve the successful candidate driving new business development in traditional and non-traditional licensing categories as well as selling the Fabacus platform to new clients; generating new business from self-started prospecting efforts, leveraging own contacts and exploring new industries or markets. 


In addition, the Associate Director will activate retail and marketing initiatives for client brands and with licensees, e.g. product and lifestyle photoshoots, development of marketing materials, trade shows and launch/PR events 3rd party agencies and generating industry press.


The successful candidate will also focus on taking brands into relevant, innovative categories through thought leadership, commercial initiatives and the developing co-branded and mono-branded licenses and brand extensions.


Candidate Profile:

Applicants must have experience in entertainment licensing selling licenses and managing the licensing ecosystem – from client brand to licensees and retailers. 


Therefore, comprehensive experience of all aspects of the licensing operation process is essential as is strong sales, quantitative and analytical skills. Experience in gaming licensing is desirable.


Please Note:

  • This is a permanent position and will be based in City Road, London.
  • Working hours are 9:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday.
  • The role will require working with clients in the USA, therefore, adapting to different time zones will be required.
  • Occasional long working hours may be required to meet business deadlines.
  • Occasional domestic and international travel will be required depending on business needs.

 

About IMG Licensing
IMG Licensing supports the world’s leading brands, institutions, events and trademarks through professional licensing management. By connecting clients with properties interested in partnering as licensees, we help them monetise their intellectual property while creating new avenues for marketing and promotion. 


We assist in navigating terms and conditions, consult on creative and strategic development and manage relationships at every step of the licensing process to help build partnerships that generate revenue and consumer loyalty for all parties.


Next Step:
To apply, please click here.

IMG is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.