Licensing Manager - Australia
To ensure the successful operational delivery of the ninth edition of this competition, we have set up a local FIFA subsidiary (LFS). Its aim is to improve the experience of over 1.1 billion people watching the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, by delivering innovative solutions across all operational areas.
We are currently looking to recruit THREE Licensing Managers - Australia
- Adelaide / Tarntanya
- Melbourne / Naarm
- Perth / Boorloo
The Licensing Manager, under the guidance of the Licensing & Retail Manager, will be responsible for the delivery of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Onsite Retail at their appointed city (inclusive Stadium & Fan Festival). They will manage the day-to-day relationship with the appointed retail partner(s) and will be integral in delivering operational retail excellence for the FWWC 2023.
The role will be the key point of contact for all internal functions relating to licensing and the official retail operations including FIFA Commercial Affiliates (sponsors), department reporting, and analytics as required.
- Day to day management of the appointed official FWWC23 retail partner(s) including the development and execution of key operational timelines and deliverables.
- Ensure regular communication of FWWC23 tournament information to all relevant internal and external licensing and retail stakeholders.
- Attend daily Venue Meetings during Tournament.
- Ensure FIFA Store match readiness at every Match Day for all nominated retail outlets at their venue.
- Ensure FIFA Store at Fan Festivals are operating smoothly at optimum capacity.
- Provide any necessary status, sales reporting as and when required.
Qualifications, experience, and skills
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in retail, event retail operations, licensing, retail buying or account management.
- Fluent in English, other FIFA languages (French, Spanish, German) are an asset.
- A self‐starter with excellent commercial acumen.
- A highly self‐motivated individual, good at negotiating, communication, problem-solving, and with strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to craft and deliver presentations to a high standard.
- Ability to manage multiple projects across multiple countries and multiple time zones.
- Highly organized with the ability to plan and deliver on tight deadlines, adapt to change and with a high attention to detail.
What we offer
Working at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 is more than a job; it is a calling to create a better world through the power of football. As part of the FIFA family, you will be working with highly motivated colleagues within a dynamic and diverse team. Employment is offered until August 2023.
How to apply
If you think you would be a good fit and are keen to work for an exciting and truly international organisation, we would love to hear from you. Applicants will be required to provide proof of right to work within the host countries.
Closing Date: 18 May 2023