Date Posted

May 19, 2017

Company

The Joester Loria Group

Job Location

New York, United States of America

Type of Employment

full-time

About the Company

The Joester Loria Group is a global licensing agency recognized for producing innovative, award-winning brand extension programs for a number of the world’s best known brands.

Job Description

The Joester Loria Group, a NYC based licensing agency, seeks a Creative Licensing Coordinator to manage aspects of design & creative product development and quality control of its domestic & international licensees focusing on The World of Eric Carle.

The Creative Licensing Coordinator will play a critical role in helping to manage and grow the Licensing business. The Licensing Coordinator will be responsible for:

Coordination of product development, quality assurance procedures, and marketing materials
• Coordinate product, packaging and marketing approvals across multiple categories (i.e. toys, publishing, interactive, apparel, etc) overseeing development from concept to final delivery
• Manage information flow and generation of relevant project data
• Gather information for the creation of product development schedules including key milestones, statuses and priorities in process
• Coordinate and manage product development/materials with Global sub-agents
• Create and maintain product bibles for all licensees including line lists, timelines and product photos
• Willingness to travel to Massachusetts at least once a month for brand owner meetings

Providing support and information to key licensors and licensees
• Organize and update partner information
• Support specific requests from licensees including providing brand assets
• Maintain and present regular updates and status reports
• Send licensees creative materials and refresh of new materials as available
• Gather and understand licensee goals and product details in order to communicate to licensors
• Assist with brand marketing support including on-line and social media
• Assist with development of brand decks and other licensing presentations

Generation and management of data and product development
• Consolidate, coordinate and maintain data such as product development process, stages and timelines
• Ensure product lines are on time and meeting deadlines set forth
• Attend product development meetings and write clear and concise recaps and next steps following
• Schedule product development meetings with licensees ensuring accuracy and timeliness of submissions.
• Set up seasonal line reviews and maintain stockroom of contractual samples
• Assist in development of creative materials – designer capabilities being a plus



Job Requirements

Applicant must possess the following qualities:
• Independent Worker/Thinker: Must have the ability to work independently and in a team setting
• Results Oriented: Ability to achieve results and complete assignments in a timely manner
• Initiative: Effectively responds to pressure or crisis situations and acts professionally. Uses resources well. Follows through on assignments and open issues. Must possess a “can-do” and “will-do” attitude
• Energy Level: High energy level and enthusiasm for the position. Must have the willingness to learn and improve
• Creative: A strong sense of design with ability to adapt to brand aesthetics and styles


Requirements:
• Highly organized with strong follow through and time management skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and prioritize
• Ability to anticipate issues and problem solve
• Excellent and professional communication skills (spoken and written)
• Comfortable and willing to present
• Computer Proficient: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet
• Preferably with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop capability
• Completed college degree
• Preferably 2-3 years of related experience, managing consumer product and packaging development from concept to final delivery




Salary

Commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Please email resume and salary range requirements to tblankley@tjlgroup.com

Thank you for your interest in this position!