Date Posted

April 10, 2018


Sesame Workshop

Job Location

New York, United States of America

Type of Employment


About the Company

Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and so much more. Sesame Workshop’s mission is to help kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder.

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking to hire an International Licensing Coordinator. The right candidate will provide administrative and project support to the International Media Business Licensing team. Primary responsibilities include supporting Asia Pacific, Europe, and Latin America.


Business Support including but not limited to:
• Process deal memos, track status of contracts, and prepare simple legal & business letters using standard templates.
• Liaise with internal and external legal departments to ensure timely execution of licensing agreements while remaining fully engaged with all stakeholders throughout the process.
• Participate in periodic conference calls with licensing agents, and follow up on outstanding legal and administrative matters raised during these calls.
• Working with the licensing team, create PowerPoint decks, one-sheets and pitch presentations for various internal and external meetings.
• Coordinate with Marketing & PR departments to develop materials for trade shows, advertising and events.
• Identify new creative projects and assets needed by International Licensing – coordinate creation of assets with Creative Services and ensure delivery within assigned deadlines.
• Assist in researching potential new partners, categories, and territories
• Stay apprised of competitive and marketplace trends.
• Provide additional administrative support as needed.
• Special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

• B.A/B.S College Degree preferred.
• Minimum 2-3 years of work experience.
• Experience working in the Licensing industry preferred, or for the right candidate, experience in a legal setting would be considered.
• Comfortable coordinating with different time zones and nationalities, as this role is part of an international business team. Able to join conference calls outside normal business hours.
• Takes direction and learns quickly under tight timelines.
• Can juggle multiple projects and prioritize tasks.
• Comfortable working independently and “owning” projects.
• Possesses a positive attitude, with a sense of humor.
• Creative, media and trend savvy.
• Excellent writing and communication skills. Pays attention to details and is extremely organized.
• Works well under pressure and in fast paced environments.
• Team player.
• Sensibility to foreign cultures and practices
• Demonstrates initiative and solves problems.
• Foreign language skills are a plus, but not necessary for the right candidate. (Spanish, Portuguese and/or Korean preferred)
• Computer Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word)

1. Initiative: Effectively responds to pressure or crisis situations and acts professionally. Uses resources well. Follows through on ideas, assignments and open issues. Demonstrates a “can-do” and “will-do” attitude.
2. Flexibility/Adaptability: Adapts and works effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals and groups. Understands and appreciates different and opposing perspectives. Adapts approach as the requirements of a situation change. “Out of the box” thinking is a plus.
3. Energy Level: High energy level and enthusiasm for the position.
4. Independent Worker/Thinker: Works independently and in a team setting, with departments inside and outside the organization.
5. Confident: Possesses and exhibits a level of confidence in themselves and her/his work. Takes direction and criticism professionally and confidently communicates their ideas.
6. Results Oriented: Achieves results and completes assignments in a timely manner.


Commensurate with experience

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