Manager, Fashion

Division

Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Position Type

Full Time

Interests

Licensing

Location

United States - California - Burbank

Posted Date

Dec. 01, 2020

Req Number

179968BR

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Business Unit Overview

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Looney Tunes and Harry Potter.

The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

To be successful at WBCP, you must have a willingness to model our values and behaviors, champion diversity and inclusion, leverage data and insights to maximize the legacy of our deep brands and franchises while maintaining a commitment to fostering best-in-class talent.

Opportunity Overview

The Job

Warner Bros. Consumer Products Inc. seeks a Manager, Fashion for the Fashion department.

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Looney Tunes and Harry Potter.

The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

To be successful at WBCP, you must have a willingness to model our values and behaviors, champion diversity and inclusion, leverage data and insights to maximize the legacy of our deep brands and franchises while maintaining a commitment to fostering best-in-class talent.

The Daily
  • Assists in developing and executing of long and medium term category strategies (1- 2 years out)
  • Owns annual sub-category initiatives, revenue plan and execution
  • Plans and monitors quarterly forecast and annual budget
  • Directly manages licensees to establish product assortment and retail distribution plans
  • Partners with Franchise, Creative and Retail to drive Franchise initiatives
  • Identifies, evaluates and executes long-term new business initiatives
  • Interfaces frequently with senior management providing business updates, internal and external formal presentations and participate in strategy discussions
  • Identifies and applies competitive and industry key learnings and trends

The Essentials
  • 5 plus years of experience in Licensing industry with background in Fashion preferred
  • BA/BS degree in business or related field required
  • Strong licensing acumen and relationship skills
  • Proven ability to execute strategic and operational plan
  • Solid negotiating skills with ability to participate in complex retail and licensee agreements
  • Proven financial responsibility and accountability for category – revenue and expenses
  • Strong business development skills
  • Strong collaboration and partnership skills
  • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate effectively cross-functionally and with senior management
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational/leadership and planning skills required
  • Strong and varied computer software knowledge required (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to create and deliver pitch/presentations
  • Knowledge of retail landscape: key retailers, set dates, buying cycles, sell-in process, etc.
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.