Date Posted

Jan. 4, 2019

Company

Joester Loria Group

Job Location

New York, United States of America

Type of Employment

full-time

About the Company

he 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.
Founded in 1999 by industry experts Debra Joester and Joanne Loria, JLG works closely with our clients to leverage the power of their brands and to develop strategic licensing initiatives that result in successful consumer products and services. Leading global brands retain us to create and execute programs that deliver new consumer touch points, extend their retail footprint, and enhance consumer engagement.
Over the past 2 decades, we have successfully extended brands on a global scale, breaking new ground in emerging markets, and applying a fresh approach to licensing as a business tool. Our work spans brand extensions for the world’s best known brands, children’s literary franchises, entertainment properties and leading digital influencers.
We extended the Jeep brand in global markets including China, with collections of men’s and women’s apparel, footwear and accessories sold in over 650 dedicated shops; elevated the Corona beer experience with product designed for good times with friends; and energized Mountain Dew by developing co-branded product collaborations with athletes and musicians that heightened consumer engagement with highly coveted gear. Whether relaunching Care Bears as a multi-billion dollar success, creating the first successful licensing program for a YouTube phenomenon with Annoying Orange, or establishing the iconic works of Eric Carle as an award winning global consumer products brand, our approach and expertise delivers exceptional results for our diverse roster of clients.

Job Description

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
Applicant must posses:
• 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 and Highly Motivated: 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: An eye for design with the ability to adapt to brand aesthetics and styles

Job 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, be proactive 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

Yes

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to info@tjlgroup.com