Sr Manager Category Licensing Wed Mar 11 00:00:00 CDT 2020 Paris, Pari 639252100 31401 Corporate 9 Temp <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">The Consumer Products division of &nbsp;this local Hasbro entity provides services for the licensing business of Hasbro International Inc. (HII). We are currently recruiting for this position, based in the local office in this market.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">The Consumer Products division of this local&nbsp;Hasbro&nbsp;entity provides services for the licensing business of&nbsp;Hasbro&nbsp;International Inc. (HII). We are currently recruiting for this exciting position, based in <strong>Paris</strong>.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span style="color:#000000"><strong><em><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; font-size:10.5pt; padding:0cm"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Please note that this will be a Maternity </span></span></em></strong><strong><em><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; font-size:10.5pt; padding:0cm"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span>Cover</span></span></span></em></strong><strong><em><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; font-size:10.5pt; padding:0cm"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"> Contract position with an expected start date </span></span></em></strong><strong><em><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; font-size:10.5pt; padding:0cm"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span>in</span></span></span></em></strong><strong><em><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; font-size:10.5pt; padding:0cm"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"> April 2020 and an end date in October 2020.</span></span></em></strong></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">The main purpose of the role is to&nbsp;<strong><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; padding:0cm">lead the French Consumer Products (CP) </span></strong><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; padding:0cm">te</span>am, with full Profit &amp; Loss responsibility for total CP revenues across the market, directly maximise the business across selected categories and drive brand growth in cooperation with the Toy &amp; Game French team based in Le Bourget du Lac, Savoie.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><strong><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; font-size:10.5pt; padding:0cm"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">You will be responsible for:</span></span></span></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Developing and managing licensing and retail relationships with customers and licensing partners that will produce compelling consumer products programs.</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Making&nbsp;Hasbro&nbsp;Consumer Products best in class by leveraging the strength of&nbsp;Hasbro&#39;s franchise brands across all categories.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><strong><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; font-size:10.5pt; padding:0cm"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">You will also be responsible for developing the CP Category strategy for France as follows:</span></span></strong></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Responsible for full P&amp;L at Country level</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Responsible for 1 direct report, a Retail Development Manager </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Direct Management of softlines &amp; hardlines categories</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Work closely with the Publishing and Promotion teams to bring new local opportunities</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Be present as a lead member of the French business representing CP to the country GM.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Identify key partners / &quot;best in class&quot; to ensure&nbsp;Hasbro&nbsp;brands are delivered to the consumer through compelling product</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Prioritize licensing &amp; retail partnerships in line with&nbsp;Hasbro&nbsp;brand strategies to maximize revenue opportunities</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Lead &amp; fine tune forecasting accuracy within +/- 5% across the French CP business</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Make Branded Play happen by working closely with local CP teams, the Retail Manager, as well as the local Sr. Management (Sales &amp; Marketing) of&nbsp;Hasbro&nbsp;Core business</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Create a point of difference for&nbsp;Hasbro&nbsp;Brands amongst a competitive licensing landscape within French market</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span><br /> <span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline">&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></span><br /> <span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">&nbsp;<strong><span style="border-image:none; border:1pt windowtext; padding:0cm">Skills, Knowledge &amp; Experience required to excel in this role:</span></strong></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span><br /> <span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline">&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Significant and proven experience&nbsp;in the Licensing industry</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Strong existing network of best in class licensees and key buyers at relevant accounts</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Proven track record of success in previous roles, evidence of clear leadership qualities</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Fluent English and French language</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Able to demonstrate Commercial &amp; Strategic Thinking</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Experienced in full ownership of account plans, budget and forecasting.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Excellent negotiation, presentation &amp; communication skills</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Be a self-motivated team player</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Ability to work within a matrix organization, ensuring key deliverables and targets are achieved</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Able to challenge and bring new ideas and thinking to the business</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Can demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking and personality</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Have an affinity to our brands and bring fresh innovation</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm and passion</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span><span style="vertical-align:baseline"><span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Be hands on, with a &ldquo;yes we can&rdquo; mentality</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World&#39;s Best Play and Entertainment Experiences. From toys, games and consumer products to television, movies, digital gaming, live action, music, and virtual reality experiences, Hasbro connects to global audiences by bringing to life great innovations, stories and brands across established and inventive platforms. Hasbro&rsquo;s iconic brands include NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE, POWER RANGERS, PEPPA PIG and PJ MASKS as well as premier partner brands. Through its global entertainment studio eOne, Hasbro is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 13 on the 2019 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine and has been named one of the World&rsquo;s Most Ethical Companies&reg; by Ethisphere Institute for the past eight years. Learn more at <a href="http://www.hasbro.com/"><span style="color:#0563c1">www.hasbro.com</span></a>, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro) and Instagram (@Hasbro). </span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">&copy; 2020 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved</span></span></span></span></p>

Sr Manager Category Licensing

The Consumer Products division of  this local Hasbro entity provides services for the licensing business of Hasbro International Inc. (HII). We are currently recruiting for this position, based in the local office in this market.

 

The Consumer Products division of this local Hasbro entity provides services for the licensing business of Hasbro International Inc. (HII). We are currently recruiting for this exciting position, based in Paris.

Please note that this will be a Maternity Cover Contract position with an expected start date in April 2020 and an end date in October 2020.

The main purpose of the role is to lead the French Consumer Products (CP) team, with full Profit & Loss responsibility for total CP revenues across the market, directly maximise the business across selected categories and drive brand growth in cooperation with the Toy & Game French team based in Le Bourget du Lac, Savoie.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing and managing licensing and retail relationships with customers and licensing partners that will produce compelling consumer products programs.
  • Making Hasbro Consumer Products best in class by leveraging the strength of Hasbro's franchise brands across all categories.

 

You will also be responsible for developing the CP Category strategy for France as follows:

  • Responsible for full P&L at Country level
  • Responsible for 1 direct report, a Retail Development Manager
  • Direct Management of softlines & hardlines categories
  • Work closely with the Publishing and Promotion teams to bring new local opportunities
  • Be present as a lead member of the French business representing CP to the country GM.
  • Identify key partners / "best in class" to ensure Hasbro brands are delivered to the consumer through compelling product
  • Prioritize licensing & retail partnerships in line with Hasbro brand strategies to maximize revenue opportunities
  • Lead & fine tune forecasting accuracy within +/- 5% across the French CP business
  • Make Branded Play happen by working closely with local CP teams, the Retail Manager, as well as the local Sr. Management (Sales & Marketing) of Hasbro Core business
  • Create a point of difference for Hasbro Brands amongst a competitive licensing landscape within French market
     
     Skills, Knowledge & Experience required to excel in this role:
     
  • Significant and proven experience in the Licensing industry
  • Strong existing network of best in class licensees and key buyers at relevant accounts
  • Proven track record of success in previous roles, evidence of clear leadership qualities
  • Fluent English and French language
  • Able to demonstrate Commercial & Strategic Thinking
  • Experienced in full ownership of account plans, budget and forecasting.
  • Excellent negotiation, presentation & communication skills
  • Be a self-motivated team player
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization, ensuring key deliverables and targets are achieved
  • Able to challenge and bring new ideas and thinking to the business
  • Can demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking and personality
  • Have an affinity to our brands and bring fresh innovation
  • Demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm and passion
  • Be hands on, with a “yes we can” mentality

 

 

Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play and Entertainment Experiences. From toys, games and consumer products to television, movies, digital gaming, live action, music, and virtual reality experiences, Hasbro connects to global audiences by bringing to life great innovations, stories and brands across established and inventive platforms. Hasbro’s iconic brands include NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE, POWER RANGERS, PEPPA PIG and PJ MASKS as well as premier partner brands. Through its global entertainment studio eOne, Hasbro is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 13 on the 2019 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past eight years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro) and Instagram (@Hasbro). © 2020 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved


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Date: Mar 11, 2020