Director, Licensing - CBS Consumer Products

Ref#: 32588
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company’s extensive library of titles, SHOWTIME and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise.


Develop and execute licensing strategies and plans (target industries, categories, products and licensees) for multiple categories and multiple properties on the CBS Consumer Products team.

Job Responsibilities:

Maximize royalty revenue for group in global toy, collectible and attractions/live events categories.

Conceive of, pitch and negotiate deals and deal structures.

Research categories, stay abreast of trends, source new ideas and identify opportunities.

Attend relevant trade shows.

Act as principle in licensee partnership management in toys, games and collectibles category as well as oversee the live event/attractions business for CBS brands.

Strategize with licensees for category growth including new channels of distribution.

Organize with Legal & Contracts Administration, Operations and Finance team as well as Marketing within Consumer Products department.

Spearhead forecasting and budgeting for licensee revenue.

Develop best practices and implement processes.


Skills and requirements:


7 - 10 years Licensing or related experience.

Ability to travel.

Strong written and presentation skills.

Self-motivated team player.

Strong strategic thinking, negotiation and financial skills.

Relevant experience in Licensing industry and retail marketplace.

Specific category familiarity in attraction/live events and global toy deals a plus.

Ability to work in a small team organization.

Powerpoint & Excel skills helpful.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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