The Walt Disney Company Coordinator, Licensing, Hardlines, DMCE in Glendale, California

Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company that extends the Disney brand to merchandise ranging from apparel, toys, home décor and books to interactive games, food and beverages, stationery, electronics and animation art.

The Coordinator provides support in managing a category of products and a portfolio of licensees in order to meet or exceed predetermined revenue targets and growth objectives.

Responsibilities : Finance and Business Planning:

  • Manages correspondence and timelines and collection of forecast information

  • Assists in analysis for quarterly forecast reviews as needed

Brand and Content Management:

  • In conjunction with / support of the Franchise team:

  • Ensure timely approvals of licensee’s marketing elements in OPA

  • Provide any licensee /product information in support of marketing and brand presentations and sales meetings

Category Management:

  • Research and respond to licensee requests

  • Provide support in the contract and amendment process

  • Provide research and analysis as needed (licensee specific, market, trends etc.)

  • Manage day-to-day relationship for designated licensees

Presentations:

  • Develop Keynote decks for both internal and external presentations as needed

  • Translate analysis into presentation ready formats

Product Development:

  • Work with the Product Development team approve and maintain line lists

  • Liaise with Product Development team to ensure timely approval of products which may include: lead meetings; coordinates programs across all categories; reviews line lists; responds to product development team in the case of OPA submission changes; executes merchandising plans; public relations and advertising coordination.

  • Prepare product presentations included but not limited to internal line reviews

  • Ensure licensee product lines reflect Disney quality and brand/property objectives

  • Coordinate approvals across segments and franchise teams for multi-property products

Retail, Sales and Marketing:

  • Provide all needed product and licensee information to the sales and marketing team to support retail road shows and presentations

Basic Qualifications :

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Highly detail-oriented

  • Self-starter, motivated and proactive

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid presentation skills

  • Exceptional computer skills (Keynote, Excel, Power Point, Word)

  • Friendly, people oriented team player

  • Able to handle multiple tasks and assignments

  • Passion for Disney and familiarity with Classic properties a plus

  • Affinity for and knowledge of the gaming industry and Disney gaming IP (Kingdom Hearts, Tsum Tsum, etc) highly desired

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's degree + 1 year experience in Toys, Gaming, or Entertainment

Job ID: 549398BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media