Coordinator, Licensing- Soft Lines Job in Paramount Consumer Products

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount’s portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry’s most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions. Overview:
The Softlines Licensing team focuses on managing the licensee relationships for the full portfolio of Paramount brands. This role will support on a range of categories such as domestics, furniture, room décor, eyewear, and watches. As a coordinator, you will have a hand in many aspects of account management including product development, business reviews, competitive analysis, and presentation development! Our team leads all aspects of the lifecycle of product, starting with deal negotiations of the licensing agreement to bringing it to consumers at retail.

Responsibilities:
Assist manager with creation of targeted presentations for business updates, pitch meetings, and internal needs (e.g. property/category one sheets)
Provide competitive analysis reports
Oversee product development and ensure development is within contractual rights
Coordinate business reviews, line reviews, and product development meetings with licensees and our Global Creative Group on an ongoing basis
Assist with requesting, collecting, and organizing placement reports and visual line lists
Help to identify white space in the market and research potential new partners
Work closely with the warehouse team to manage samples and inventory
Gathering and recommending product for various internal requests – executive presentations & marketing initiatives
Act as liaison between licensing group and the various departments with which it interacts, specifically creative and marketing groups
Manage relationship with social media team – route approvals, brainstorm on product exposure, procure samples for photography etc.
Assist manager with basic legal document entry into systems
Develop strong working relationships with internal and external partners including licensees and other lines of business within Consumer Products
Help with administrative duties such as updating and maintaining licensee contract/product timeline charts

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
1-2 years of relatable experience (strong internship experience considered)

Additional Qualifications:
Strong organization and communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strategic & creative thinking
Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
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