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Brand Director-Gifts & Homewares

Company: Not Disclosed

Availability: Filled

Job Title: Brand Director-Gifts & Homewares
Location Central London, United Kingdom
Job Type Full Time
Category Brand Licensing Directors
Telephone Number 02031784552
Salary Circa £65k
Closing Date 11-January-2016

Description

Our client is seeking an exceptional candidate to assume overall responsibility for category management and licensee product development process.

  • Develop strong business relationships with key licensees.
  • Accountability to drive licensee revenues within categories.
  • Create business plans and constantly develop and analyse new business opportunities.
  • Agree annual business plans with key licensees to include sales growth, retail distribution, range plans and marketing requirements.
  • Measurement of licensee KPI’s within business plans, with quarterly business reviews with licensees to monitor.
  • Understanding licensed partners business and creative needs without compromising their strategy and brand values.
  • Provide regular information flow to licensees of all category and brand business updates.
  • Follow-up on how licensee products within the categories are tracking towards licensee and brand objectives.
  • Working closely with cross- functional teams such as marketing, legal and accounts to ensure implementation of the brand and category strategies.
  • Provide guidelines to the sales team to prospect new targets (manufacturers, retail) for business development.