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Account Manager, Licensing and Consumer Products

Account Manager, Licensing and Consumer Products

ID 
2017-1777
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NC-Charlotte
Posted Date 
9/1/2017
Category 
Licensing
Company 
NASCAR

More information about this job

Company Overview

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, TwitterInstagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

Job Description

NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Account Manager, Licensing and Consumer Products based in our Charlotte, NC office.

 

The Account Manager, Licensing and Consumer Products manages licensee accounts and serves as category manager for hard lines and collectible accounts, supporting the Fanatics online and trackside relationship in that space.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Product development and launch: work with licensees on how the mark should look on product; work with quality control and licensee to facilitate product, package, and artwork approvals
  • Product approvals: review submissions to ensure they are using the correct marks and that they are within their territory and meeting other contract terms; distribute to necessary parties for review and approval
  • Account activation (retail and other channels): work with retail group to include licensee in retail promotions; assist in development of promotions and other marketing assets to grow the partner's business
  • Retail promotions: determine which promotions are a fit for the licensees; collaborate with the retailers and licensee to work out promotion details
  • Hall of Fame: Manage Lids relationship; manage licensees for NHOF; act as liaison between inductees and licensees to create products for inductions, including managing approvals, contracts, accounting and other administrative tasks
  • ISC Licensing: Manage ISC Licensing relationship; manage licensees for ISC; act as liaison between ISC and licensees to create products for track events, including managing approvals, contracts, accounting, new business, analysis and other administrative tasks
  • Work with Fanatics to ensure product mix is correct for fan base on on-line Superstore and the Fanatics Trackside Superstore relative to assigned classifications, including ISC
  • Manage entire licensee renewal process
  • Calculate, forecast and administer royalties relative to the assigned account base
  • Analyze account base at the classification level to identify opportunities
  • Perform retail analysis on the sales performance of licensed product, including margin and sell-through analysis.
  • Manage business development in securing replacements for category voids; use existing relationship to help grow licensee base; manage the replacement of any licensees within any category; secure industry "buy-in"
  • Assist department leadership in producing reports, building various presentations, and coordinating day-to-day logistics of the business
  • Process credential / ticket requests
  • Coordinate meetings between partners
  • Coordinate events for teams / licensees
  • Race day events: Coordinate drivers wearing licensed products pre- and post-race; coordinate with licensees regarding dinners, parties, etc. hosted by the company
  • Travel: 10%, including weekends.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and five years licensing or retail experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Computer Skills

  • Proficient on Company-provided hardware and software. Strong skills on PowerPoint and Excel, including formula development

 

Apply Now:

 

Learn more about this role and our team by applying at www.careers.nascar.com for consideration.

We are a company unlike any other. At NASCAR, you will find a community of diverse individuals respectful of our history, with an eye towards the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.

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