WildBrain

Account Manager, Nordics

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/9/2022 7:07 PM)
ID
2022-5340
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
SE-Stockholm
Category
Sales
Location : Location
SE-Stockholm
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
CPLG
Job Post Information* : External Company URL
www.cplg.com

Overview

Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

 

WildBrain CPLG is a world-leading entertainment, sport and brand licensing agency with 20 offices worldwide. Since 1972 we have been providing our partners with dedicated licensing and marketing professionals and fully integrated retail, creative & product development, legal and accounting services.

 

CPLG offers the advantages of a multinational organization with expertise in local markets, licenses and retail. We work with international brands in one or all areas of Europe, as well as major local properties nationally.

 

About the role

 

We are now looking for an Account Manager to join Nordic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the acquisition of new customers and maintaining existing relationships. They will develop and strategically grow the royalty income for CPLG’s key representation across agreed product categories.

 

The Account Manager will report into the Commercial Director Nordics, and work closely with colleagues across different CPLG offices. You will report out of the Stockholm office in Sundbyberg. Employees work in a hybrid model balancing collaboration in our office and remote work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Exceeding annual sales target across agreed properties
  • Identify, negotiate and secure suitable licensees, in accordance with agreed strategies and Licensor guidelines
  • Extend licensee partners by seeking new companies
  • Work closely with key licensees to ensure strong retail distribution and support Retail and Sales Manager to identify and secure cross-promotional retail activities
  • Visits to fairs, exhibitions, conferences at home and abroad as appropriate
  • Collection of relevant market information, identifying market opportunities
  • Providing information to assist in marketing and sales plans
  • Supervising contract realisation
  • Assisting with annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting
  • Feedback on the progress and outcome of the commercial efforts
  • Collects and captures relevant customer data
  • Collection of relevant market information, identifying market opportunities

 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success as a sales professional in a related industry
  • Enthusiastic, independent, multi-tasker and stress-resistant person.
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Hands-on approach with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills, with a history of networking effectively and building strong relationships
  • Knowledge of licensing is an advantage
  • Good verbal and written skills in English and additional Nordic languages preferred
  • Pioneering spirit and can communicate at all levels
  • Good knowledge of MS Office including Excel and PowerPoint
  • As travel is required, there is a need to independently access transportation

 

What We Offer 

Working at WildBrain CPLG is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive benefits and we invest in our people and their future. Some of the perks we have are private insurance, income protection, gym subsidies, bonus time off, employee share programmes and flexible working.  

 

Our commitment 

Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain CPLG. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.  

 

We demonstrate our commitment to this by striving to provide a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key! WildBrain CPLG accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required. 

 

About WildBrain – a parent company of WildBrain CPLG 

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers. 

 

WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more! 

 

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