Director, North America Publishing Mon Feb 03 00:00:00 CST 2020 Pawtucket, RI 627448800 24621 Global Operations & New Business 1 Employee <p>At Hasbro, we are looking for people who are passionate about impacting the future of play and entertainment. We seek individuals who are committed, curious, creative, and who are eager to keep imagination alive on teams that play together and create together. Our values –  community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion – help cultivate inspiring, diverse workplaces where teams are built on positivity as much as productivity, and where individuals can do work they love with people they enjoy on brands they believe in, all for a company driven by greater purpose.</p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">Hasbro Consumer Products is actively seeking a Director, North America Publishing. The Director will identify and engage potential new partners, develop and manage existing business relationships, and assist in creatively developing new product ideas in our dynamic and evolving North America market. This position will be located in either Hasbro&rsquo;s Pawtucket, RI office or in New York, NY. The role reports to the Vice President, Global Publishing whom is based in Rhode Island.</span></span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>A Day in the Life of a Director of North America&nbsp;Publishing at Hasbro&hellip; </strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">As Director, you will be part of a global team committed to delivering compelling and entertaining stories through various publishing media, including books, comics, audio, and digital.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">The successful candidate will optimize Hasbro&rsquo;s publishing business in the territory by developing assigned accounts and prospecting &amp; opening new licensees.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">With Global Publishing Team input, you will help to set strategy and vision for the category in our largest market. </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">Your ability to foster positive relationships with our publishing partners will ensure adherence to our commitment to quality storytelling and IP development, as well as other contractual obligations.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">You will collaborate with internal teams (Creative Services, Brand teams, Franchise Marketing, etc.) and external groups (publishers) to secure and disseminate creative assets for product and marketing needs of publishing partners. </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">In cooperation with publishers and Hasbro Finance you will strive to ensure timely delivery of financial documents and royalty payments. </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">A passion for storytelling and the book business will motivate you to keep up with emerging trends and technologies, and your innate sense of adventure will have you traveling to key accounts and trade shows both within the territory and on occasion internationally.</span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">What you&#39;ll bring...</span></span></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">Bachelors degree in English, Marketing, or Media/Communications; MBA a plus</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">Minimum of 8 - 10 years in publishing</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">Subsidiary/foreign rights background or familiarity a strong plus.</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">Experience working with creative staff</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">Retail knowledge helpful, i.e. buying methods of mass, trade bookstores, grocery, drug, and specialty retailers.</span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">Skills Required:</span></span></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">Excellent written and verbal communication skills</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">A strong eye for detail and organization</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">Strong presentation and negotiation skills</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt">Creative and&nbsp;strategic thinker, with an enthusiasm for high quality storytelling</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">Ability to influence and facilitate agreement between internal and external business partners, including creative staff, brand and legal teams, studios, and publishers.</span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.</p>

Director, North America Publishing

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Date: Feb 3, 2020