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Coordinator, Consumer Products Licensing

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10001
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    124490927
Discovery Inc

Location: New York, New York, United States, 10001
Req ID: 774

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

The Consumer Products Licensing team is part of Ad Sales and is the business segment that extends the Discovery Inc. family of Network Brands, Tent Pole Events and certain Show Properties into merchandise categories and experiences ranging from toys, apparel, accessories, home dcor, food & beverage, books and location-based entertainment. Our team works cross functionally with Ad Sales and Ad Sales Marketing to come up with ideas for products & partnership programs and works with our third-party vendors to bring them to retailers and consumers across the country. The Coordinator of Licensing position will provide both operational and project management support to the Consumer Products Licensing team.

Responsibilities

Product Development & Approvals

Manage North American product development submissions between licensor and licensees for all brands via Media Box

Review each product submission to make sure that there is a valid contract for the property, merchandise category, distribution channel and territory.

Effectively communicate creative comments to licensees, answer questions, manage licensees' expectations and project timelines, and ensure licensees adhere to DCP procedures and program requirements.

Work closely with CP category leaders to direct the licensee in the creation of initial line products, determining line extensions of original products, and in the development of products from conception to production.

Responsible for licensee onboarding to Media Box, asset distribution to partners including style guides, character art, scripts, footage, marketing materials etc., by working with creative and other divisions to collect and distribute these items.

Manage product approvals system to keep it organized, up to date and make sure approvals are responded to within contractual timelines.

Oversee product samples by ensuring licensees supply finished samples per their contractual obligations; properly route samples as required; and monitor sample requests.

Work closely with Customer Service to review & record all product complaints

Business Support

Assist in requesting, collecting and organizing line lists, sell-in & sell-thru data, retail updates, marketing & merchandising plans, gift guides, etc.

Participate in line reviews & product development meetings with licensees on a regular basis and attend when necessary

Assist in preparing sales decks and brand one-sheets for various internal and external meetings

Conduct online and brick & motor retail audits seasonally as directed and submit findings

Assist with the preparation of deal memos as requested Coordinate materials for trade shows, advertising, events, subscriptions, and line reviews

Manage and track invoicing process for the consumer products team

Create, manage and maintain all Domestic Data bases including: Licensee List, Retail Contacts List, Financial Contacts List, President & CEO Contacts List, sales leads list by category

Oversee Google Drive organization

Schedule meetings and calls with clients/licensees as directed

Coordinate sample requests, shipments, and storage

Work on special projects as directed by Vice President of Licensing including style guide coordination, tradeshow registration/schedules, decks

Requirements

Bachelor's Degree preferred
Attention to detail with great organizational skills
Professional communication skills (spoken and written)
Ability to juggle multiple projects, prioritize workload, self-start
Ability to anticipate issues and problem solve
Computer Proficient: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & MAC
Media or creative experience a plus
Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Posted: 2020-10-04 Expires: 2020-11-05

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