Licensing Operations Specialist

Recruiter
Gap Inc.
Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
16 Jun 2022
Closes
10 Sep 2022
Ref
R27118
Function
Operations
Level
Manager
About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

The Licensing Operations Specialist role is responsible for supporting the day to day operations of the Gap Inc licensing program within the Strategic Alliances organization. Seeking an enthusiastic teammate with a proven record of implementing processes and driving operational improvement. Ability to partner with cross-functional teams across Gap Inc. and manage and external agency partners for day to day business needs. A person who takes initiative and drives results. This is an opportunity to join an asset light, new division within Gap Inc. and be a part of building out the fast-growing licensing program.

What You'll Do

  • Support the commercial operations and business strategy for Gap and Banana Republic licensing and manage critical operations documents for launch timelines and commercial terms
  • Own process and tools creation for the ramp up of the licensing program including the workflow and build out of the smart calendar tool, reports for product selling information and category opportunities, and documentation for legal and distribution strategies
  • Support the Walmart x Gap Home partnership through project management, cross brand and cross agency partnership, operational improvement, and tool support
  • Drive internal communications to key brand stakeholders inclusive of distribution strategy, legal, trademark, renewals, financials and compliance approvals
  • Maintain Gap and Banana Republic marketing and branding guidelines, acting as the liasion between brand marketing teams and licensing partners to support on approvals of all marketing materials, placements and packaging
  • Partner with global sustainability on vendor compliance, and trademark and legal teams on contracts to track and monitor all licensed product categories


Who You Are

  • A proactive problem solver looking to implement new processes and drive efficiency of operations
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills, ability to interface with cross-functional and external partners
  • Sales and analytics experience
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects at once
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • A highly organized self starter


Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row. US Candidates - Non NYCPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.US Candidates - NYCBeginning December 27, 2021 the City of New York requires all employees in the City who work on site to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability, a sincerely held religious belief or other legally protected basis (including status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses).

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