Licensing Sales Manager, Disney Homeware
The Walt Disney Company is looking for a talented Home Licensing Sales Manager EMEA who will be responsible for key commercial, product and marketing initiatives in key homewares categories.
Your ultimate goal is to work with pace to transform brand perception within the homewares category with a specific focus on home décor and gifting so that consumers can find and buy Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars products at the right place and the right time.
In conjunction with Senior Manager, Licensing Sales, implement the long-term strategy for Home
Using key trends as well as commercial and consumer insight, develop and drive succinct strategies cross company and departmentally whilst being agile to capitalise on the moment and identify new opportunities and target partners
Manage the annual operating plan and quarterly forecasting process, developing supplier (licensee) objectives and strategies to drive growth, working with markets, consumer demo groups, category teams, franchise, marketing, product development and finance
Actively manage and cultivate the relationship engagement, partnership and joint business planning with each EMEA account, new and existing
Execute contract negotiations for certain accounts and appropriately inform all key stakeholders (global, EMEA and local)
Work collaboratively with the creative and marketing teams
The selected candidate is likely to demonstrate:
- A background in homeware buying and product development, merchandising or commercial home or fashion sales
- Substantial experience within consumer products management
- Proven experience of building effective relationships, leading and managing change and collaboration across departments to achieve financial targets and joint goals
- Financial acumen
- A good eye for digital, social and brick and mortar marketing
This position is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract basis.