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.


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


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


  • Proactive and can-do approach.


  • High attention to detail and process.


Job Specific Competencies:

Results focus

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


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


  • 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


  • Able to track, measure and reflect achievements


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