Senior Manager, Dockers Business Development and Licensing

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference. Since 1853, we’ve been passionate about innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values. We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to progress, authenticity and collaboration. The Senior Manager for Dockers Business Development and Licensing is a key member of the Dockers team that will work across internal and external business partners (licensees) to drive initiatives, leverage commercial strategies and collaboratively work on financial planning and reporting. About the Job• Reporting to the Director of Dockers LSA and Licensing • Cultivate and sustain essential strategic partnerships- direct and engage partners in priorities and actions through collaboration • Align partners on Commercial Account Strategies to guide head to toe/lifestyle messaging • Guide integration between important partners and LSA commercial teams. This includes: Regional Final Line Assortment Meetings, Final Line Assortment Meetings, Key Account Sell in, Market Week, Partner meetings. • Develop Market Mapping strategies to segment to grow Dockers brand across all partners • Manage continuous evaluation of portfolio and long-range category strategic planning • Manage Standard Operating Procedures across all Licensee Partners • Help develop SBP and AFP strategies and financials across categories in partnership with business development operations team • In partnership with the business development operations team develop and review quarterly forecast • Understand and implement contractual deliverables (approved accounts, sales quality guidelines, trademark usage) • Manage the partners (licensee) quarterly business reviews with business development operations team • Manage the wholesale, and brand environment marketing engagement with partners (licensees). Manage asset GTM process and requests. • Manage supplier model logistics support. • Travel up to 10% (partner meetings, market visits or internal meetings) About You• Minimum of 7 years relevant experience; understanding of licensing business model and contracts a plus • Understanding of finance and accounting practices • Interpersonal and communication skills at all levels within and external to us • Very strong problem solving and analytic skills • Strong project management capabilities and can effectively operate in a collaborative team environment We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot: • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save. • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations • Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­ LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time