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Licensing manager – AAA Games – South, UK

Location: Horsham, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23471 Posted: 9 months ago

Job Title: Licensing Manager

Job Location: Horsham, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive inc benefits

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My client is one of the oldest and largest UK game developers who focus on creating quality player experiences. They are looking for an experienced Licencing Manager to join the team supporting and predominantly focused on securing compelling licensed content to create an exciting new video game experience.

Reporting to the Executive Producer, the Licencing Manager will have responsibility for the day to day management of key licensor and agent relationships for the game currently in development. This role will require working with the legal team, to ensure the deal approval processes, contract and royalties management systems, as well as the tracking of annual licensing budget expenditure are all executed smoothly throughout the project

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in collaboration with other members of the managerial team, most notably the Creative Director, the Art Director and the Head of Marketing & PR.
  • You will be responsible for developing the strategy and vision for their licensing relationships across all areas of the game, marketing assets, materials and live events.
  • As a part of the licence acquisition process, you will feed into the game development Budget Planning and forecasting.
  • You will be directly responsible for then actively reaching out to, and securing, mutually beneficial relationships with a significant number of well-known Brands and recognisable content.
  • Working closely with Head of Marketing & PR, you will work to develop strong and sustainable relationships with global and regional IP holders.
  • You will also be required to attend trade fairs and other regional meetings with existing and prospective licensing partners.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Solid business acumen.
  • Extensive licensing experience in games or similar industries.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to work with willingness to take on extra but relevant responsibilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise with minimal supervision

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Languages such as Russian, French, German and Spanish would be an advantage.
  • An existing portfolio of contacts.
  • A passion and interest in the FPS.
  • Familiar with emerging trends in multiple forms of entertainment.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214427!

Tagged as: AAA, Business Development, PR

Tags: AAA , Business Development , PR Categories: Commercial , Sales

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