WARSAW, POLAND- Licensing Category Manager

 

Job location: Warsaw, Poland

 

Do you know that working as a category manager can be just FUN?
Do you want to work with the biggest franchise brands in the WORLD?
Do you want to grow your negotiation skills hand in hand with KIDS’ favourite characters?

 

Welcome to the fascinating world of Elc Brands – leading licensing agencies in Poland, CEE,
Russia and CIS.


If you are interested in knowing more, apply for the job as a Licensing Category Manager
at Elc Brands Poland.

 

WHO ARE WE

Elc Brands was founded in 2004 and has grown to become one of the leading agencies for
the world’s most impactful brands. We have ongoing commitment to develop and extend
the world's most recognized brands.


We add value to our partners’ business activities by applying our strategic vision to find the
perfect properties for them. Our experience in the market means that we are able to help
unlock powerful brands with in-demand products that drive real value to both parties.
We are dedicated to maximize brand longevity and foster long-term relationships with the
help of our extensive network of licensing partners.


Our Mission is to be the global leader for licensors and licensees that drives their business to
another level. We aim to provide successful solutions on modern retail and marketing in
order to achieve outstanding customer satisfaction. To achieve all this we build brand-
passionate teams and an environment that people love to work in!

 

WHO ARE YOU

We work hard but in fun environment and we believe that having all kinds of people from all
kinds of backgrounds makes Elc Brands a great place to work for. So, if you are an open-
minded, energetic entrepreneur wanting to expand your horizons and push for new frontiers
do not read this job ad anymore and simply apply now!

 

WHAT IS THE ROLE

Licensing Category Manager will be responsible for the management of major Polish
licensees throughout products categories; Hardlines, Softlines, FMCG. Working closely with
licensors and licensing partners to build strong products portfolio on multiple IPs.

 

  • Researching, identifying and developing the best in class producers/companies and product categories in which new licensing programs can be created, negotiated, sold and launched
  • Active researching, identifying and developing new partners /licensees on our market for existing licensors brands
  • Ensuring the adherence to all contractual obligations by clients through frequent on-site visits and communication
  • Developing sales and marketing plans that will help achieve category performance targets with cooperation with the marketing and retail team
  • Taking responsibility on category performance in terms of financial results, dynamics, development in cooperation with Elc Brands Polish local team
  • Maintaining a steady flow of information to clients on latest marketing and industry trends from around the world by keeping updates through research, trade show attendances and networking
  • Maintaining financial and budget reporting related to dedicated category

 

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU NEED

  • Min 2-3 years of experience in active sales/new business/ business development within Consumer Products – preferred in licensing
  • Efficiency, proactivity, effectiveness in action, ‘’make things happen’’ approach
  • Strong sales skills and negotiation skills
  • Proactive team player, thinking outside of the box, open, confident and creative personality
  • Good presentation skills
  • Experience in consumer goods, licensing or brand management is an asset
  • Proactivity, motivation and can-do attitude
  • Proficiency in English written and spoken
  • MS Office (Excel, PPT) proficiency

 

WHAT ARE OUR BENEFITS

  • Attractive salary with private medical insurance
  • Contract of employment in one of the biggest international licensing agencies representing best in class and hot worldwide brands, characters, movies and cartoons
  • Working with different projects and licensed products from various sectors for the biggest well - known brands, close cooperation with key toy partners, Hollywood studios, big brands, top players
  • Interesting and challenging job in international structures
  • Professional development
  • Young and helpful international team of professionals
  • Beautiful office at prestige location in a center of Warsaw

 

Good presentation skills, keynote/ppt and good excel required
Experience in consumer goods, licensing or brand management is an asset

 

Please send you application along with your CV to: [email protected]

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