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Senior Manager – Global Licensing

Location Zürich, Switzerland
Posted 04/03/2019
Closes 28/03/2019
Sector Federations & LOCs, Leisure & Health
Function Marketing & Communications, Agency, PR & Communications, Agency, PR & Marketing, Brand Communications, Brand Marketing
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary in Swiss Francs

Job Description

Your duties

  • Managing all aspects of the master license contract in regards to the implementation of the licensing & retail programme for FWC & FWWC
  • Implementing a strategy for a FIFA lifestyle range
  • Developing the FIFA historical marks licensing programme
  • Developing FIFA Museum OLP programme
  • Defining product categories and respective objectives including financial projections
  • Analysing current and potential licensees strengths and weaknesses
  • Identifying market trends and retail opportunities
  • Supporting the legal department in the draft of licenses and retail agreements
  • Ensuring agency and licensees compliance with license agreement terms and conditions
  • Ensuring timeliness of all financial obligations
  • Developing and implementing the onsite retail programme for events
  • Supervising the licensing managers monitor product and marketing materials to enforce proper use of rights and marks
  • Ensuring quick response to licensees approval
  • Preparing quarterly and annual forecasts
  • Supporting the definition of the next cycle Licensing & Retail strategy and preparation of tender documents and contracts

Our requirements
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years in the licensing industry and a good understanding of the e-commerce landscape and evolution
  • Business or Law degree
  • Solid Financial Acumen
  • Proficiency in reviewing contracts and managing contract process
  • Excellent in using MS Office; familiarity with royalty reporting administration system software and with approvals system software
  • Good understanding of product development and of distribution models
  • Proficiency in reviewing contracts and managing contract processes
  • Excellent presentation skills and account management skills
  • Strategic thinker with sound analytical and negotiation skills
  • Detailed-oriented, multi-tasker with positive “can do” attitude

You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click "apply here" and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).


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