Manager, Global Licensing Operations

Kontoor Brands, Inc. Greensboro , NC 27395

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Global Manager Licensing Operations

Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB) is a global lifestyle apparel company with a portfolio of some of the world's most iconic consumer brands: Wrangler and Lee. We design, manufacture and distribute superior high-quality products that look good, fit right, and are crafted with sensitivity to our planet to give people around the world the freedom and confidence to express themselves.

With a presence in more than 60 countries and a heritage spanning a combined 200 years, our global community of more than 14,000 employees fosters a culture of integrity, collaboration, performance and entrepreneurial spirit. We are looking for inclusive, humble, creative and forward-looking employees with a passion for creating innovative apparel products, accessories, and solutions that are both meaningful and purposeful for consumers and employees.

Job Title: Global Manager Licensing Operations

To fully manage, administrate and be the key interface between Licensing, Legal, and Accounting/Finance. This position will be responsible for ensuring consistency and accuracy in our global business practices, contract system, and data capture. The Global Operations Manager will also be responsible for organizing and presenting analytics based on that data capture on a regular basis for review and opportunity analysis

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Mediabox Coordinator responsible primarily for:

  • Reporting: manage and update new accounts, sku's, licensees to ensure data integrity

  • Data Asset Management: ensure that licensees have the most current branding, marketing materials, trademark, and brand guidelines

  • Product Approvals: approve and manage product approval uploads from licensees, coordinate flow of SKU approvals

  • Contract Management

  • Works with Legal and Licensing Directors manage the overall contract process with partners to have consistent and up to date language in all contracts globally. Responsible for working with Licensing Directors to develop, process, and trafficking of contracts between Legal and Licensing partners
  • Develops, analyzes, and distributes monthly and quarterly reports from licensee information through Mediabox: tracking progress toward internal goals as well as marketplace product trends in category sales and retail distribution.

  • Ensures that current and correct revenue info is available and that royalties are being calculated correctly

  • Ensures integrity of all Licensee data, contracts, reporting, and artwork submissions to contractual obligations

  • Communicates regularly with Accounting to ensure royalty payments are received

Skills for Success:

  • Organization and follow through skills, Attention to detail

  • Analytical/logical thinker

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Wholesale/Retail math skills

  • Excellent MS Excel/Power point

Experience/Education:

  • Contract Management
  • Licensing work with Legal
  • Data Analytics

  • Apparel and/or Consumer Products Licensing Background

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:none
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