Girl Scouts of the USA

  • Girl Scout Merchandising - Licensing Associate

    Job Locations US-NY-New York - National Office
    Posted Date 6 months ago(5/16/2018 8:34 PM)
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  • About Us

    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. 



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    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 of 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.

    You Need

    • 2 – 4 years of licensing experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, business administration or related area, or equivalent relevant experience.
    • Expertise and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
    • Ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Girl Scouts’ organizational structure and procedures established by GSUSA. Interest in and willingness to learn about Girl Scouts’ history, mission and program model. 
    • Ability and desire to take on increasing responsibility to learn and develop in position as part of a progressive career track.
    • A “can-do” attitude and willingness to engage in “hands-on” activities in order to ensure projects completed within assigned deadlines.



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    Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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