Softlines Coordinator

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a Softlines coordinator to support the Softlines team.  The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated individual with outstanding communication abilities and interest in licensing and brand management.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Softlines Manager to build category strategy for Licensing/Direct business
  • Assist in preparation of business reviews and franchise presentations for Licensees/agencies
  • Act as day to day point of contact for select licensees
  • Develop product planning decks related to product launches, retail opportunities and sales meetings
  • Monitor quarterly royalty reports and partner payment compliance
  • Manage Licensee/Direct business forecasting and on-order reports
  • Request and manage process for miscellaneous contracts, including professional services agreements, non-disclosure agreements, content use licenses, etc.
  • Coordinate weekly conference calls and record notes/action items
  • Coordinate approvals and project management between licensee, Blizzard Entertainment, and appropriate stake holders, as necessary
  • Perform research in identified growth areas including but not limited to industries and companies
  • Communicate status updates with team on a weekly basis
  • Communicate with internal departments and external parties at all levels
  • Maintain multiple project and delivery deadlines
  • Serve as backup for executive assistants, as needed
  • Handle other duties and special projects, as assigned

Requirements

  • Passion for playing computer games
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for MMORPGs
  • Interest in licensing/product-management
  • Ability to work and thrive in a globally oriented environment
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with various internal organizations (such as creative development, marketing, legal, royalty accounting, and international Blizzard teams)
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and meet deadlines consistently
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Intelligence, confidence, discretion, humility, and intellectual curiosity
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

Pluses

  • Experience in the game industry
  • International business experience

To apply please submit a PDF of your resume.

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