Sr. Licensing Associate

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
20 Nov 2021
Closes
15 Feb 2022
Ref
R0010209
Function
Operations
JOB SUMMARY

Work closely with the Licensing team, licensees, and cross-functional partners to support the management of the licensed categories including financial tracking and reporting, distribution, merchandising, product development & design process, creative services, and Tory Burch retail channel sales.

Ensure consistent execution of brand strategy across all licensed categories to present a seamless brand experience to the consumer.

JOB DESCRIPTION

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Sales/Reporting/Marketing:
  • Monitor sales and royalties; track financial performance, compile related reports
  • Collect and analyze monthly/quarterly sales reports and data, prepare business updates and findings to inform future strategy.
  • Proactive ownership and maintenance of detailed domestic and international door matrices and distribution records.
  • Preparation of licensee sales info and key takeaways for meetings.


Product Development Support:
  • Support the Licensing team with planning & developing product strategy tomaximizesales plans across all channels of business. Help to oversee product and creative development for licensed categories.
  • Evaluate reported data and perform competitive industry analysis for product opportunities.
  • Coordinate all creative and PD meetings and follow up on outstanding points.
  • Document all creative development - sketches, line sheets, product images, boards, approvals, within shared network folders
  • Attend and assist in documenting design meetings, following up on immediate needs.
  • Maintain licensing department sample inventory; facilitate and track sample use across all teams.


Cross-Functional Team Follow-up:
  • Day-to-day collaboration with licensees PD/design and internal cross-functional departments to ensure execution of projects and initiatives. Documentation of project status and follow-up of next steps.
  • Maintain libraries for Marketing collateral: In-store visuals, Trade advertising, Fixturing, Acct approvals, Premiums, Showrooms
  • Support product knowledge with DTC, creative services, and customer service. Be able to answer category-related questions.
  • Help coordinate with Tory Burch global retail team on product feedback, strategy, opportunities, and buys - follow up to ensure implementation of top-line strategies.
  • Facilitate all sample requests for marketing, PR, showroom, and other needs with help from assistant


Project Oversight:
  • Manage creative/product development calendar with key dates, activities, and deadlines.
  • Oversee timely product style data creation and maintenance into various systems with help of assistant
  • Maintain design/PD/creative department records and library.
  • Ensure adherence to corporate brand standards and keep library.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and help with meeting preparation as required.


EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA degree
  • 4-6 years experience - experience in Licensing, Merchandising, or Brand Management a plus
  • Excellent product sensibility and market awareness
  • Strong sales analysis and reporting skills a must
  • Self-starter and team player -a strong sense of urgency and initiative
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt in a fast, complex environment
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Excel, and intuitive PowerPoint, Word, Adobe skills


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com .

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