Date Posted

Jan. 14, 2019

Company

American Collegiate

Job Location

New Jersey, United States of America

Type of Employment

full-time

About the Company

We are committed to making earth-friendly clothing
that you will love to wear. Our clothes are ethically
made, using natural, organic and recycled fabrics and
low-impact manufacturing processes to reduce use of
dyes, energy, and water. Our factories are socially
responsible, and provide a fair working environment
for all workers. We support sustainability projects
which benefit global and local communities.

Job Description

Do you love building partnerships and helping brands grow? Are you a high-achieving performer looking for an exciting growth opportunity with a young, exciting brand? We are looking to hire a Manager, Licensing and Marketing to help us launch a new collegiate apparel brand that will hit the market in Fall 2019.
This is a tremendous opportunity for an ambitious, detail-oriented person looking to learn and grow in a small company environment with big potential upside. You will serve as the key account manager on the brand’s most critical relationships with vendors, licensors, and various sales channels. You will help develop and execute strategies to drive revenue and to build the brand.
The ideal candidate has a minimum of 3-5 years of trademark licensing and marketing experience (preferably in the college and/or professional sports space), exceptional account management skills, a demonstrated history of quickly earning the confidence of key stakeholders, and meticulous attention to detail.
Responsibilities: Manage the licensing and marketing functions for a new collegiate apparel brand, working in collaboration with licensor institutions and/or licensing agencies, sales reps, and outside marketing firms.
Serve as primary liaison between internal staff and outside partners on all marketing and licensing matters including traditional brand marketing and campus marketing
Coordinate with appropriate staff to ensure timely execution of all trademark license-related responsibilities including royalty reporting, artwork approvals, sample submissions, etc.
Actively prospect and pursue new business leads including merchandise programs, licensing, and new retail opportunities.
Negotiate and execute new license agreements, manage and drive existing licensee partnerships to maximize revenue
Work with outside firms to develop and execute strategies and tactics for digital media and marketing programs in support of brand development and product sales

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Skills Required:
BA or BS degree required
Minimum 3-5 years apparel licensing, marketing, or business development experience, preferably with collegiate, pro sports, character or entertainment properties
• High energy, creative, team player with a passion for building brands and collaborating with multiple stakeholders
• Excel in building and optimizing strategic relationships
Comfortable liaising with all organization levels, including senior management
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills are essential
Understanding of basic licensing functions including royalty reporting, trademark use, etc
Experience in digital and social media a plus
Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Creative Suite

Salary

n/a

How to Apply

Apply via LIMA website (preferred) or send your resume's to sales@american-collegiate.com