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Licensing Assistant Manager
Posted on 2/3/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
City of Industry, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
Sales
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
Requirements
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, & Power Point
  • Excellent written and verbal skills are a must
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail, organizational skills, and able to prioritize based on production timelines
  • College degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience with licensed merchandise and pop culture fandoms preferred
Responsibilities
  • Manages and Tracks all aspects of submissions of licensed products from concept to distribution approval through various Licensor Portals and processes
  • Ensures compliance and adherence to all contractual requirements including royalties, release dates, embargos, expiration and sell off
  • Ensure product testing and factory compliance is adhered to for all Licensors
  • Support manager in contract and amendment process, including reviewing documents, liaising with Hot Topic's legal team, and returning comments to Licensors
  • Support manager in contract negotiations with new partners including attending pitches, assessing new opportunities, creating proposals, and bringing potential partnerships to internal stakeholders to review
  • Support manager in legal process, including reviewing documents, liaising with Hot Topic's legal team, and returning comments to Licensors
  • Assist manager with all financials including requesting and sending sales reports to partners, creating forecasts, reviewing royalty reports and annual business planning/reviews for all partners
  • Review royalty reports quarterly to ensure SKUs are reported correctly and work with internal teams to redefine as necessary
  • Ensure new partners are set up in the system to receive payments
  • Assist in defining and executing the business strategy for Print On Demand business including, but not limited to, creating and managing launch calendars to maximize sales, working with internal teams to re merchandise POD offerings, and working with Licensing Manager to identify white space opportunities
  • Create and execute business strategy for Creator Program
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Hot Topic

5,001-10,000 employees