Job Position:
Licensing Approvals Coordinator
Full-time/ Permanent

Role Overview:

To coordinate the approval of artwork and product submissions for a variety of consumer goods categories liaising with clients in the UK and International.
Working closely with the Licensing Managers and our network of Licensees, the Licensing Approvals Coordinator will ensure all licensed products adheres to brand guidelines and product quality in accordance with our expectations.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

- Coordinate approvals process with Licensees from strike off to final product ensuring that all product is in line with the category plans set out by Licensing Managers.
- Ensures that all aspects of licensees’ product (product and packaging) is in line with brand and category expectations
- Support licensing managers with planning and conduct product/ creative/ style guide / approvals procedure kick off meetings with new and existing licensees.
- Provide pro-active guidance and support to ensure new and existing Licensees understand and comply with the full CBG Licensing approval process.
- Provide proactive news and information updates via email to Licensees
- Review all submissions received from Licensees within 5 working days of receipt.
- Coordinate all briefs and liaise with the Artists, Designers and Repro to fulfil Licensing Managers and Licensees requests for artwork amends/bespoke artwork/separations etc, to fulfil individual requirements.
- Prepare visual range documents and supporting relevant paperwork/artwork for licensee meetings.
- Provide feedback to Licensees by phone and e-mail (using given feedback systems) to enable swift product development of concepts and confirmed products.
- Organise Gold Seal photographs and provide Marketing and Commercial Licensing Team with contact samples.
- Ensure all production samples are clearly displayed in the relevant CBG locations.
- Maintain and manage the storage areas/archive section within the Warehouse through effective rotation.
- Provide proactive reviews of approvals process with recommendations on new processes to save time and money to CBG and to the Licensees

Skills, knowledge, experience:

- Good understanding of the licensing industry
- Strong organizational skills
- Good understanding of artwork files and formats.
- High level of attention to detail is essential
- Good knowledge of licensing approvals systems would be preferable
- Experienced in working independently and as a team, can adapt to the different customer and product requirements
- Experienced in working to strict deadlines for approval

How to apply:
If you are interested in applying for this exciting role please send your CV and covering letter, detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application closing date: Friday 31st August

Carte Blanche is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.