1. Develop, execute and manage strategies a.for the expansion of Yale's domestic licensing program. b.for the expansion of ancillary revenue channels. c.to support Yale's domestic licensees. 2. Review and purge all unproductive domestic licensees as needed. 3. Present the Yale brand at all key domestic licensing events to new prospective licensees. 4. Oversee all domestic contract management, including the timely receipt of royalties. 5. Work with Director to update the Yale brand marketing strategy (external and internal) including print, social media and show presentations. 6. Manage and develop direct report(s). 7. Oversee all day-to-day office functions. 8. Perform additional requirements as assigned.
Preferred Education: Preference for a degree in marketing or business management. Minimum 10 years of licensing and brand management experience. Collegiate or apparel brand management experience. Experience working directly with Intellectual Property attorneys.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Preference for a degree in marketing or business management. Minimum 10 years of licensing and brand management experience. Collegiate or apparel brand management experience. Experience working directly with Intellectual Property attorneys.
Posting Position Title: Assistant Director of Licensing and Business Dev
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to have a relentless drive to succeed, win business and close deals. Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills. Strong computer proficiency and working knowledge of MS Office.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Assistant Director of Licensing and Business Dev
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong financial and strategic planning skills. Proven track record in securing and managing licensing deals in a variety of product categories.
Required Skill/ability 4: Good understanding of both soft and hard lines product development processes. Extensive trade show ability. Ability to travel domestically as needed. Ability to have collaborative management style.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong working knowledge of the retail landscape and trends at all relevant levels and channels. Current with social media, e-commerce and digital marketing trends. Excellent verbal communication, written communication and presentation skills.
Bachelor's in marketing, business management or related focus and minimum of 6-8 years' work experience in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 54114BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.