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Licensing Coordinator

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Licensing Coordinator
Contract - ASAP until 2/10/2015
40 Hours a week

Job Description:

The Licensing Coordinator is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the product approval process. This position supports the Licensing Associate with general office duties, product approval, product development, and marketing initiatives. The Licensing Coordinator helps with the organization of special projects for all brand initiatives, including retail specific and national promotions. In addition, this position will track and help facilitate special retail projects such as the PR programs as well as be the point person for additional special projects such as the Licensing Show, summits, toy fairs and road shows. Cross category timeline management will also be a critical responsibility.

Major Responsibilities

Support the Licensing Associate with administrative duties, including but not limited to: filing, organizing and storing product samples, picking up and delivering mail, calendaring meetings, product archiving and storage.
Coordinate the approval process including preparing and organizing approval meetings
Receiving and logging-in submissions for approval
Pre-viewing all submissions for marketing and creative changes before presenting to the Marketing and Creative Managers
Verifying submissions have incorporated requested changes
Following-up on all changes with licensee
Coordinate communication between licensee and licensor regarding approvals, product samples, style guides, line lists and marketing commitments
Interface between Licensing and other divisions to initiate and secure brand trademark and copyright clearance
Ensure consumer product safety testing and compliance (CPI)
Organize new licensee orientations specific to the approval process
Update category product information, including product line lists, wholesale and retail pricing, retail placement and packaging dimensions
Coordinate retail presentations, including marketing materials and samples
Coordinate and troubleshoot scheduling issues and rush requests while maintaining a sense of Mattel priorities
Maintain product archives (samples and storage)


Correspondence with Licensee

• Proactively coordinate development timelines to ensure properly timed marketing dates and product launches

• Request product samples and marketing pieces

• Update and maintain product line list for each licensee

• Follow-up to ensure line refreshes have occurred (e.g. logo updates new packaging implementation, etc.)

• Inform licensees of unique schedule (e.g. company holidays, approval blackout days, etc.)

Organize, Maintain and Coordinate Samples to Support:

• Presentation meetings

• Public Relations and Marketing Initiatives

• Sample Library

Special Projects – cross category function

• Consumer Products initiatives

- Retail road shows

- Marketing and creative summits

- Licensing shows

- Special retail initiatives


Skill/Experience Required:

• Experience in a fast paced marketing, licensing & toy industry or fashion environment

• Be extremely organized and adept at multi-tasking

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required

Exemplary commitment and demonstrated job performance
MS Office and excellent Excel skills, especially, required
General office duties

• BA preferred

Assist CP Hardlines department with

• Competitive analysis

• Store checks

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