Licensing Project Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Title:            Licensing Project Coordinator          

Reporting to:     Sr. Product Development

Location:            Los Angeles

 

About Spin Master

 

Spin Master (TSX:TOY; www.spinmaster.com) is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®, Bakugan®, Meccano®, and 2017 Toys of the Year, Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Since 2002, Spin Master has received 82 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 21 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. To date, Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,500 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia.

 

Job Overview: 

This position will support the licensing out division approval process for new consumer products across all Global Business Units (GBUs) franchises. In coordination with the legal department, the product development team, the licensing team, and all GBUs, this role will supervise the approvals ensuring accuracy of concept and samples submissions/resubmissions.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Spin Master product approvals of new consumer products from licensees within Media Box and product development process
  • Ensuring compliance by licensee of all product submissions, showroom displays, marketing elements and maintaining all necessary records throughout the approval process
  • Working with the out licensing team and GBU designers to ensure that feedback and revisions are given to licensees; and that comments are received accordingly with licensing contracts and are within milestones outlined in the product development calendar
  • Conducting standardized reviews with Licensees to ensure all licensing requirements are met for each project
  • Communicating with internal teams on various licensing matters, such as licensing result, licensing agreement, expiration dates, etc
  • Maintain knowledge on all licensing changes and ensure changes are made in accordance with Spin Master timeline/ volume requirements
  • Reviewing and maintaining all operating records to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Drive continuous improvement by recommending changes to internal processes & procedures

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

 

  • 2-4 years’ experience in Licensing or similar
  • 4- year college degree or equivalent
  • Proven service-minded and strong client service focus, flexible and open to new ways of doing business
  • Must have a high level of discretion with prior experience handling confidential information
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Experience with Media Box (Consumer product approval system) is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Must be detail-oriented, take initiative and drive to progress
  • Ability to multitask and self-start
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to do a wide range of office facilities tasks
  • Highly organized, detail oriented
  • Ability to create long-lasting and mutually beneficial professional and client relationships
  • Strong planning and project management abilities
  • Ability to influence and manage change
  • Ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to work independently with ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage a heavy ever-changing workload
  • Analytic and problem solving skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

 

If you were interested in being a part of Spin Master, please send us your applications to jobs@spinmaster.com

All Internal applications / referrals, please contact your Talent Acquisition Coordinator @ Spin Master.

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

 

 

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