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Manager, Lic, SL, Disney & Pixar

Company: Parks, Experiences and Products
Location: Skokie
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company that extends the Disney brand to merchandise ranging from apparel, toys, home d--cor and books to interactive games, food and beverages, stationery, electronics and animation art. You will manage a group of product categories and licensees with the goal of meeting predetermined revenue targets and growth goals. Responsibilities :

  • Develop and implement the strategy for Softlines categories including Disney Baby Apparel and Accessories for newborn and infant sizes (0-24 months)
  • Fiscal responsibility for assigned categories to include annual budget planning and quarterly revenue forecasting.
  • Develop strategies and business plans by retailer, brand and property for multiple franchises.
  • Strategize and develop new business opportunities. Analyze account performance and develop growth goals that are aligned with Disney Consumer Products plans
  • Work with Disney Baby Franchise team to support Social Media activations and platforms.
  • Manage licensee portfolio / co-manage where relevant with LOB partner (contract negotiation, data management, approvals, submissions, and promotion / advertising) and daily relationship with licensees.
  • Be the ambassador for the category. Research and understand competitive landscape. Analyze market trends, consumer trends, retailer and industry need.
  • Build team-oriented relationships with other CPGP franchise teams to develop opportunities of coordination with other categories, lines of business and departments and cross-promotional opportunities.
  • Support Director and Sr Manager in everyday responsibilities such as contract and amendment process, financial analysis, preparing presentations and other projects.
  • Partner with Product Development team to improve and bring to market compelling new product for categories managed reflecting Disney quality and brand/property goals.
  • Partner with sales in assortment / retail planning / sales pitches where relevant.
  • Develop product strategies, merchandising and marketing plans to ensure that sales are maximized and marketing goals are met. Basic Qualifications :
    • Experience with brand positioning, retail business development function, retail distribution and the retail environment
    • Knowledge of financial tracking systems
    • Handle several tasks simultaneously
    • Team player Preferred Qualifications :
      • 5 yrs. of directly related experience. Required Education :
        • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience The Team : The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney's iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney's global consumer products operations include the world's leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world's largest children's publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.The Walt Disney Company, together with our subsidiaries and affiliates, is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating outstanding stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.You will work with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, create the best stories and be relevant in a changing world. Additional Information : Our Benefits: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at This position is based in Orlando, FL

Keywords: Parks, Experiences and Products, Skokie , Manager, Lic, SL, Disney & Pixar, Executive , Skokie, Illinois

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