Date Posted

April 5, 2019

Company

The LEGO Group

Job Location

Connecticut, United States of America

Type of Employment

full-time

About the Company

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. They have an open, positive view of the world that motivates us to continuously strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging.

The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

We consider all of our employees part of the LEGO family. Beyond competitive pay and bonus incentives, employees can enjoy free coffee and snacks, a fitness center, on-site childcare, a LEGO store with discounts on campus and the biggest event of the year: PLAY DAY! Being part of our family also means playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”

Build your career brick by brick at The LEGO Group.

Job Description

LEGO is looking for a Licensing Manger who will drive LEGO Licensed Soft Goods business and brand execution with a specific focus on Target and Walmart. The right candidate will collaborate across all internal and external stakeholders including retailers, licensees, design and license partners to deliver best in class programs. We need someone with a strategic and operational approach; someone who creates the vision and makes it happen!
Deliver excellence in licensee partner relationship management including contract negotiations, annual forecasting and business plan review, balancing commercial targets with strong product execution in line with LEGO brand values. Represent LEGO as the key interface between the licensee and the brand
Sell in and engage licensee and retail partners with LEGO’s strategic, creative and brand direction. Align feedback from the market which tailors execution to be brand right while adding value for both licensees and retailers.

Job Requirements

• Experience in developing consumer product portfolios
• Licensing business and/or fashion experience gained either from licensor, brand or retail
• Experience in value chain management: business development, selling-in, retail and marketing .
• Robust stakeholder management
• The ability to strategize and analyze with an excellent understanding of market knowledge and insights
• Engaging communication and presentation skills
• Strong commercial acumen
• Travel - approximately 5 days per month
• Flexibility to operate outside normal working hours

Salary

Negotiable dependent on experience

How to Apply

https://www.lego.com/en-us/careers/jobdescription/Licensing-Manager/56693454