Licensing Coordinator

Job Title: Licensing Coordinator
Location London, UK
Job Type 12 Month Contract
Category Licensing Coordinator
Telephone Number +44 (0)7710 122701
Salary £24k-£28k d.o.e.
Closing Date 02-June-2017

Position Description
Our client, Capcom is looking for a talented and experienced Licensing Coordinator to maintain and assist in developing the company’s licensing and merchandising processes, which will support the growth of the company’s merchandise licensing program across EMEA.

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Key Responsibilities

  • To assist the licensing consultant, brand managers and marketing director in developing a long-term licensing policy and strategy;
  • To follow, maintain and assist in the development of current internal licensing processes;
  • To monitor the internal approval processes for new deals and products;
  • To monitor the licenses already given out, as well as the progress of the licensed products in the market;
  • To keep up to date licensing revenue and budget reports;
  • To represent the company at conventions and other events when relevant;
  • To coordinate marketing efforts during new merchandising product launches with social media and brand teams;
  • To monitor royalties and ascertain payment to the company;
  • To help build relationships with all licensees, and assist in resolving any issues;
  • To check licensees’ products to ensure quality and compliance with company rules and values along with the brand team;
  • To monitor, track and liaise as appropriate to ensure that contracts are being honoured;
  • To create and maintain a database of all existing and future licensees;
  • To communicate when relevant, with Capcom USA and Capcom Japan licensing departments;
  • To work with regional offices on various licensing related projects;
  • To collate digital assets and sample library, distribute samples;
  • To develop materials for use at trade shows, presentations and meetings when required;
  • To undertake administrative work and ad-hoc duties as required.

Core Competencies 

Integrity & Ethics

  • Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Ability to work across job levels and cultures

Customer Focus

  • Willing to meet internal and external customer expectations
  • Ability to negotiate with all parties to bring about win-win situations

Job Knowledge

  • Attention to detail and ability to track multiple projects and processes
  • Ideally 2 years’ experience within the video games or entertainment industry
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Previous licensing approvals and process management experience an advantage
  • Interest in videogames and all things entertainment an advantage

Adaptability/Flexibility

  • Able to be available to work outside of normal working hours when required

Dependability

  • Proactive and can-do approach.

Compliance

  • High attention to detail and process.

 

Job Specific Competencies:

Results focus

  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and to report back on progress.

Teamwork

  • Ability to work with others across all levels and divisions of the organisation to achieve company goals.

Communication

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Organisational Skills

  • Able to plan, prioritise and manage a challenging workload
  • Highly organised with an ability to prioritise is essential

Productivity

  • Able to track, measure and reflect achievements

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