Date Posted

July 13, 2017



Job Location

Illinois, United States of America

Type of Employment


About the Company

iCanvas is one of the largest online providers of high-quality canvas art prints, focused on making great art affordable and accessible to everyone. Every piece of art is printed and assembled on-site to ensure the highest standards of quality -- hand-crafting each with premium materials. iCanvas curates its deep selection of art by working with hundreds of trendsetting artists throughout the world and an amazing team of in-house illustrators.

Job Description

We have been growing rapidly and are seeking to widen our reach and partnerships with a variety of new Licensors. The Artist Partnership Associate will assist the team in achieving revenue targets and successfully grow the licensing program to help iCanvas secure and develop long-term relationships with most talented creative individual from all around the globe.
We are seeking a self-motivated, high energy, creative sales oriented individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills to work on licensor solicitation and recruitment

Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to the following:
• Maintain and manager licensing database and workflow via CRM in NetSuite.
• Daily management of communications with artists, while simultaneously contacting new artists.
• Responsible for licensing process workflow and recruitment from prospects outreach, sample requests, follow-ups, communication, portfolio review to proposal generation.
• Participate in art portfolio review with marketing (Weekly or Bi-Monthly review)
• Work with Licensing Director and Marketing team to develop and draft deal proposals.
• Work with the Director of Licensing to actively secure new licensing partnerships and promotional partners.
• Update and maintain, weekly, monthly, quarterly reporting of pipeline progress and other on-going projects.
• Communicate with internal department members and external partners at all level
• Provide support to Licensing department.
• Meet or exceed monthly pipeline and revenue goals.
• Develop systems and processes that will scale artist interaction with iCanvas and increase iCanvas brand awareness among artists.
• Study industry performance, marketplaces, trends, market share, and other key market analysis.
• Supports Director of Licensing on various licensing deals, initiatives and process improvements to optimize efficiency of our licensing practice and workflow.
• Attend relevant Tradeshow.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree
• 3+ years in sales and/or licensing experience.
• Solid understanding Microsoft Office Suite; use of CRM and other collaborative software systems
• Savvy & diplomatic relationship builder with a lot of charm!
• Goal- and results-driven
• Excellent time management, organizational, and communication (verbal and written) skills.
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without supervision.
• Capable of working on several projects simultaneously and maintains flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
• Strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude toward clients and coworkers
• Candidates who are self-motivated and have a strong work ethic are required.
• Ability to exercise sound business judgement
• Must possess a positive can-do attitude and think proactively.
• Multi-lingual skills a plus (Spanish/French/Russian)
• Experience in/ understating of the licensing industry is a plus



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