PMC: SVP Licensing & Business Development
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Penske Media Corp., the parent to brands that includes Rolling Stone, Robb Report, Variety, WWD, SHE Media, and many others, is hiring a SVP Licensing & Business Development with a focus on domestic opportunities. The SVP Licensing & Business Development will work across internal stakeholder groups (including sales, marketing, editorial, product, and finance) to build support and consensus for new business initiatives and licensing opportunities. The SVP will be the day-to-day contact for commercial matters related to specific PMC partners and will attend industry events to represent PMC and build relationships with potential partners and create awareness of PMC's brands. This position can be based in either our West LA headquarters or our midtown Manhattan location.
Responsibilities will include:
Lead brand/product licensing to create extension offerings with best in class partners.
Areas of focus: entertainment, apparel, consumer packaged goods, hospitality, food & beverage, awards/accolades programs and more
Rights & permissions licensing in cooperation with PMC's US-based agency
Content licensing to strategic partners to cover PMC's text, image, video, etc. content areas.
Managing strategic partnerships with a concentration in producing revenue across PMCs major platforms; Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft, Verizon and more
Deal-making across PMC portfolio of brands, prospecting opportunities & partnerships
Work closely with Brand, Legal, and Finance teams to negotiate partnerships from Term Sheets through Fully Executed Agreements.
10-15+ years' experience in a licensing or business development role
Deep understanding and comfort with industry revenue models across advertising, branded content, ecommerce, subscription, syndication, live and virtual events and SaaS products.
Established network of contacts at potential partners
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
Able to work independently and deliver projects on time
Comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment with major offices in NYC and LA
Excellent presentation and writing skills
Travel 10-20% of the year
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today's fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit www.pmc.com.
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