Date Posted

Oct. 12, 2018

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 full service licensing agency specializing in developing strategic brand extension programs that enhance brand awareness, consumer engagement and revenues for our clients. JLG is a global agency recognized for producing innovative, award-winning brand extension programs for a number of the world’s best known brands. Please visit our website (www.joesterloriagroup.com) for more information.

Job Description

The Creative Licensing Coordinator will play a critical role in helping to manage and grow the Licensing business. They 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. apparel, accessories, housewares, 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
• Create and maintain product bibles for all licensees including line lists, timelines and product photos

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 BE:
• Results oriented: Ability to achieve results and complete assignments in a timely manner
• Independent worker/thinker: Must have the ability to work independently and in a team setting
• Highly Motivated: willing to take initiative
• Effective at responding to pressure or crisis situations with professionalism
• Able to use resources well and follow through on assignments and open issues
• Energetic: enthusiasm for the position and the willingness to learn and improve
• Creative: An eye for design with the ability to adapt to brand aesthetics and styles
• 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, be proactive and problem solve
• Excellent and professional communication skills (spoken and written)
• Comfortable and willing to present

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE:
• Completed college degree
• 2-3 years of related work experience managing consumer product and packaging development from concept to final delivery
• Computer Proficient: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet
• Preferably with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop capability

Salary

commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Creative Licensing Coordinator position. Please email resume and salary requirements to jparfitt@tjlgroup.com.