ViacomCBS Streaming

Coordinator, Toy Licensing

1 week agoNew York, NY

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 Toy licensing team makes sure that their specific product categories are properly carried out and have strong presence across the market! The team is responsible for signing partners to manufacture products based on our content and then help our partners manage to get them to retailers and ultimately into consumer's hands!

This coordinator will have the opportunity to participate in the product development process from start to finish as well as support our toy marketing plans and bringing our products to market.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide internal and external coordination, which supports and advances the annual business plan and strategies developed by the manager within a broad range of toy categories.
  • Provide support, information and materials to licensees in order to improve all licensees' development of new products.
  • Coordinate the internal review and expedition of product development in a smooth efficient manner.
  • Analyze and prepare reports on the above categories and new ones through research from trade journals, industry trend reviews and/or other available resources.
  • Handle all product development by key partners designated by manager
  • Coordinate the internal review and expedition of all product development in a smooth, efficient manner.
  • Manage flow of creative materials to licensees
  • Maintain and promote communication between departments
  • Maintain and update several databases with inter-department access, run key functions within contract and product approval systems, and handle day-to-day business needs from cross-functional partners.
  • Team organization and administrative tasks
  • Complete category and property strategies as defined by leadership.
  • Handle day to day relationship with licensees.
  • Provide management support in the contract and amendment process.
  • Provide support to team by assisting with meeting scheduling, meeting recaps, sample organization, and creating presentations.
  • Maintain knowledge of current industry trends and competitive landscape.
  • Organize preliminary partner product development line lists
  • Liaison with creative team and partner through product development and approval process.
  • Handle 3rd Party approvals working with account managers.
  • Assist licensees with securing assets and property information.
  • Maintain line lists and retail placement grids.
  • Lead key aspects within product submission system.
  • Prepare product presentations for retail development team and internal staff meetings.
  • Support quarterly sales forecast process by obtaining and reviewing quarterly sales forecast information from licensees.
  • Compile and analyze industry sales data and retail sell-through to identify short- and long-term revenue opportunities.
Basic Qualifications
  • 1 +year of related experience (Strong internship experience considered)
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
Additional Qualifications
  • Proficient in Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Good understanding of Paramount's brand position
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to present in front of an internal and external audience
  • Detail and deadline oriented, with great time management skills
  • Flexible, self-starter, able to work well under pressure
  • Strong and strategic problem-solving skills
Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: CBS-31926

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