Associate Account Manager

    Associate Account Manager 

     

    About IMC Licensing

    IMC Licensing is a brand licensing agency that helps brand owners and manufacturers turn the world’s best brands into great new consumer products. Passionate and curious about branded products, we offer fresh thinking and creativity that is widely renowned in the industry. 

    IMC is looking for an Associate Account Manager with a client services or marketing background.  This position will report to IMC’s Vice President of Client Services and will be responsible for the following:

    • Coordinate the product development and approval process (including developing an understanding of the needs of the manufacturer (licensee), brand owner (licensor) and retail, and serving as a liaison between licensor and licensee)
    • Thoroughly proof each submission (i.e. product, packaging, sales sheets, POS, etc.) making sure that it is free from error before submitting for client review 
    • Manage and maintain licensee files and track work in IMC’s database
    • Lead status calls between licensee and IMC
    • Develop deep brand knowledge to carry a brand’s essence, visual identity and quality standards through all aspects of product development
    • Special creative project management (style guides, brand standards, licensee summits, portfolio compilations, etc.)
    • Collaborate with other IMC licensing professionals, including updates on product development and submission issues, visual asset review and making recommendations for improvement of materials and procedures
    • Manage day-to-day needs of executed licensing programs and consult with/engage other IMC licensing professionals as needed to ensure programs are maximized
    • Maintain knowledge of current industry, category and licensing trends, specifically as it relates to product development and quality assurance issues
    • Research the licensing industry and potential brand extension categories for our clients
    • Design/create PowerPoint presentations, product concept mock-ups and sales decks
    • Compile marketing materials (including copying, binding, mailing)
    • Assist with administrative tasks

    Key competencies for an Associate Account Manager

    • Project Management – multiple complex projects, initiatives, and audiences
    • Communication – oral and written to multiple audiences including sophisticated brand owners
    • Detail Orientation – extreme attention to detail and willingness to satisfy client’s expectations for perfection
    • Relationship Management and Service Orientation – ability to empathize with the needs of IMC, its clients and licensees to insure all are being fulfilled in an appropriate manner. Ability to achieve great results through others.
    • Energy & Ambition – a drive to succeed in your work and with IMC Licensing
    • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher + 1-3 years of experience in account management or marketing role

    Compensation:           Commensurate with experience

    Location/Schedule:    IMC is a remote-friendly company and looking to find the best candidate for this position.  While based in Louisville, KY, we understand many qualified candidates are located beyond our city limits and we are open to a remote-working location.  Dependent on applicant qualifications, this position can be full time OR part time.

     

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