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Licensing Associate

 

Date Posted

June 1, 2018

Company

Girl Scouts of the USA

Job Location
New York, United States

Type of Employment

full-time

About the Company

More about Girl Scouts of the USA:

Take the Lead Like a G.I.R.L!

When she’s a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™.

When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, but there’s so much more to it!

Girl Scouts are big thinkers, groundbreakers, and role models. Every day, Girl Scouts unleash the power of G.I.R.L. to make amazing things happen.

• We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
• Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
• Girl Scouts has always emphasized the importance of being civically engaged.
• We’re introducing Girl Scouts of every age to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to help them see how they can actually improve the world!
• Girl Scouts offers to high school girls the Girl Scout Gold Award which represents the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn—and it’s only available to Girl Scouts.
Job Description
The Licensing Associate will coordinate all operational functions within the licensing department and with internal and external stakeholders. The Licensing Associate requires minimal supervision, possesses both a thorough understanding of department objectives and the appropriate level of judgment to make decisions that are consistent with department objectives.

You Are:
Someone who works well independently and is a problem solver who can complete tasks on time with minimal supervision.
An excellent communicator with superior multi-purpose communication skills (verbal, written, multi-media) with a foundation strong grammar skills, comprehension skills, ability to capture and summarize information and critical thinking skills.
Someone with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a busy work environment, adapting to unanticipated deadlines and shifting priorities, while maintaining accuracy in work product by checking/cross-checking own work.

You Will
Coordinate and traffic product development approvals including logging/uploading submissions to GSUSA project management applications (SharePoint). Complete approval forms; organize and maintain approvals records and product samples; coordinate with licensing agency.
Assist in product development approval process by reviewing submissions against GSUSA’s brand guidelines, editorial style guide and prior submissions; fact-checking/researching; seeking feedback from other GSUSA departments; communicating consolidated feedback to licensing agent.
In coordination with general counsel’s office and finance department, track licensee contract compliance (e.g., submission of insurance certificates, third-party manufacturer agreements); create invoices for royalties due in NetSuite system; assist finance with royalty processing and maintain contract files. Complete contract routing forms, traffic and track contracts through signature process.
Supply information and materials to licensing agency.
Screen and respond to contacts from potential licensees, help distinguish which are viable sales leads and communicate to licensing agency.
Support communications with other GSUSA departments, staff and Girl Scout councils via multiple GSUSA channels (e.g., intranet, webinars, e-newsletters).
Coordinate and provide scheduling and logistics management for on- and off-site meetings, events and conferences, and department travel.
Execute special projects and perform other administrative tasks as required.

Job Requirements

• A bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work/educational experience
• Nonprofit experience highly preferred
• At least 4-6 years previous experience working with boards, governing bodies or senior executives
• Excellent verbal, written communication, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills.
• Highly proficient computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.
• Ability to listen, analyze, think clearly and creatively, work well with people individually and in a group with a high level of customer service.
• Willing to prepare for and attend board committee meetings, ask questions, take responsibility and follow through on a given assignment. This also applies to board events and National Council Session (Convention).
• Excellent proofreading and editing skills.
• Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve.

Salary

50,000.00

How to Apply

Click this link to apply – https://careers-girlscouts.icims.com/jobs/1223/girl-scout-merchandising—licensing-associate/job

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