Job Opening: Director of Global Licensing at Bluestar Alliance

To apply for the position please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

January 3, 2020

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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Bluestar Alliance, LLC is one of the world’s leading brand management company. The company are owners of mega brands Hurley, Bebe, Brookstone, Tahari & Designer Fashion brand group Catherine Malandrino, Nanette Lepore, English Laundry, Kensie, Joan Vass and Limited Too products. Bluestar Alliance's brands sell in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distributions including select department stores and specialty stores, company branded retail stores and e‐commerce channels. Available products span across many categories including action sports, apparel, footwear, accessories, electronics and home.

POSITION:

Director of Global Licensing will be responsible for the origination, execution, and management of new licensing partnerships.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Facilitate the brand extensions across all relevant categories. The role will take ownership of new relationships with licensees including identify partners, pitch/secure, negotiate deals, ongoing management of the partner relationship, product development and financial

forecasting. In addition, the position will source licensed collaboration opportunities and create compelling brand partnerships.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/EDUCATION:

  • 5+ years of experience in building and owning the end-to-end licensing function
    • Track record of success in executing licenses that drive value and support brand vision
      • Knowledge of fashion industry with a strong knowledge of the licensing landscape (licensors, licensees, agents and retailers)
        • Contacts and network across the licensing landscape
          • Strong communication skills, written and verbal, ability to prepare and deliver sales pitches and presentations
            • Relationship builder with a can do attitude, strong sense of urgency and ability to work independently
              • Excellent computer skills a must, especially Excel
                • Strong organizational skills, can manage multiple projects/accounts, deadline oriented

                  PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

                  • Global experience working directly with large global brand teams
                    • Product development experience within apparel, accessory, footwear and other lifestyle categories

                      To apply for the position please email your resume and cover letter to 

                      [email protected]

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