General Manager, Loungefly

Funko Chatsworth , CA 91311

Posted 3 weeks ago

Loungefly Overview

Loungefly, a division of Funko, is a small team of people who work like crazy to design and sell unique yet affordable bags, accessories, and apparel. Well known for their skull print totes and wallets, Loungefly has grown to include a wide selection of licensed accessories including Disney, Hello Kitty, Star Wars, Marvel and more!

Loungefly has become a premiere contemporary accessory company constantly striving to be cutting edge and creative. Based in Burbank, CA, Loungefly is available in Disney Parks, specialty stores and boutiques nation-wide.

Funko is searching for a self-motivated and results-driven General Manager to direct and manage Loungefly's business activities and to develop and implement business strategies and programs. As the General Manager for Loungefly, you will be responsible for managing and allocating budget resources, managing operational costs, coordinating business operations, engaging with licensors, identifying business opportunities, and monitoring financial activities.

The successful candidate for this role will possess excellent communication skills, superior knowledge of general business functions, exceptional budgeting and finance skills, and strong leadership qualities. The General Manager will account for all business activities, support staff development, enhance efficiency, drive sales and improve revenue, maintain relationships with clients, enhance the organization's image, and meet overall growth objectives. This leadership role will oversee all activities within Loungefly's in-house teams, including Sales, Product Development, Creative and Operations.

What You'll Do

  • Oversee daily operations of the Loungefly business

  • In collaboration with Licensing, Sales, Creative and Product Development, manage the creation and implementation of a business strategy, structure, operating plan and financial model designed to grow the business

  • Coordinate the development of key performance goals for in-house functions and direct reports

  • Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue Funko and Loungefly's targeted goals and objectives

  • Ensure overall delivery and quality of the Loungefly's offerings to customers

  • Engage in key or targeted customer activities

  • Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure, and talent

  • Communicate strategy and results to Loungefly's employees

  • Report key results to corporate officers

  • Engage with Funko's corporate officers in broader organizational strategic planning

  • Evaluate the business and identify opportunities for consolidating functions into the Funko enterprise to gain leverage and efficiencies

  • Lead planning and manage execution of consolidation initiatives in efficient manner as required to meet business commitments

What You'll Bring

  • 10 15 years' experience managing an accessory or apparel focused business or relevant experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Sales, Marketing or related field

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain financial plans

  • Understanding of compliance requirements for a public company

  • Foundational knowledge of different business functions

  • Strategic thinking, collaboration and strong analytical skills

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