Date Posted

Oct. 12, 2017


Penguin Random House UK

Job Location

United Kingdom

Type of Employment


About the Company

Penguin Random House is the world's largest trade publishing house comprising publishing lists that are second to none, including hundreds of the most widely-read and best-loved authors and brands. Some of our authors include: Roald Dahl, Salman Rushdie, James Patterson, Dan Brown, John le Carré, Jamie Oliver, and Zadie Smith.

Job Description

A truly exciting opportunity has opened up for a Licensing Brand Manager in Penguin Ventures, our fast growing licensing and consumer products team that manages some of the world’s best known children’s brands including Peter Rabbit, The Snowman, Flower Fairies, Elmer, Spot and Vintage Ladybird.

Penguin Ventures was created to bring together our Licensing, Consumer Products, TV Production, Retail and Live events strategies. Whether that’s finding new audiences for old favourites or creating brand new adventures, we look to work with best-in-class partners to bring our brands alive.

We are now looking for a strategic, vibrant and creative Licensing Brand Manager to help us reach the next level.

Within this role we're looking for you to:

* Be responsible for owning the strategic direction of our properties

* Lead the development and implementation of the strategic brand plans with input from other key stakeholders including within the team

* Work with the Brand PR in developing the brand communication plans and tools including brand websites, social media channels and consumer and trade newsletters

* Be responsible for identifying and managing key brand partnerships including brand collaborations and charitable partnerships. Manage all brand marketing activity including working with promotions and digital agencies.

* Be responsible for the brand marketing budget.

Job Requirements

Experience of working in a small team would be a bonus, and strong agency management, people management and influencing skills are essential.

If you have experience working in licensing and branding for consumer products or in the media and entertainment industry, we want to hear from you.



How to Apply

Please apply with a CV and cover letter by 22nd October at our website here:

Early applications with be prioritised.