Mondelez International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.
Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.
In Marketing, you'll be the ones who first capture our consumers' imaginations, giving them a tantalizing taste of our brands. You'll work to help our brands stay relevant to consumers by developing and activating brand plans that capture their imagination, passion and loyalty.
Role is responsible for licensing for all US Mondelēz brands including outbound licensing opportunities for food and merchandise, while also providing partnership and consultation with brands on identification and deal development for inbound licensing. Licensing is the key interface in country between other cross functional teams to ensure effective business delivery. The Manager of Licensing is responsible for monitoring the monthly/quarterly financials within the approved P&L budget as agreed with the brand teams.
Develop licensing strategies/plans for Mondelez Sr. Leadership approval with support of Brand Equity for food and merchandise
Manage all Licensing budgets, and negotiate changes in budget
Analyze potential licensing categories & solicit new opportunities
Negotiate licensing contract renewals, amendments and any updates with the support of the brand and legal teams
Ensure all licensed products & marketing materials (e.g. packaging, FSI, ads, etc) are consistent with the brand equity & approved by internal legal review board and the brand.
Manage royalty reports and prepare quarterly summary of internal database systems, provide updates for each brand, and confirm royalty reports are consistent with agreement terms, with the support of finance.
Manage Financial Audits
On a quarterly basis get projections for the next 4 quarters
Confirm quality audits are completed every 24 months, with the support of the quality team.
Manage and build relationships/programs with licensees.
Develop and advance outbound retail licensing strategies/plans and solicit approved opportunities.
Manage product development for outbound license
Support and manage relationship for inbound retail licensing opportunities
Partner with Brand teams to evaluate and provide strategic recommendations for inbound licensing opportunities to support programs.
Advance global licensing center of excellence
Ensure Mondelez stays current on licensing best practices/policies.
Bachelor's Degree 5 years experience in marketing, licensing, and/or brand management
Proactive self-starter who can work independently
Deliver quick results with minimal supervision
Knowledge of brand strategy and communications planning & application across consumer touch points
Knowledge of licensing trends & activation tactics
Knowledge in consumer / shopper insights and trends
External and internal partnership management
Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.
Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.
Mondelēz International was born in 2012, but you can trace the products we make today back to the 18th century. Join nearly 100,000 employees across the world and you’ll see how we combine the energy, hunger and agility of a new company with the heritage and resources of a large organization.
Mondelēz International is renowned for its delicious snacks. We’re #1 globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy and #2 in gum. Hardly surprising – our legendary brands names such as Oreo, Cadbury, Nabisco, Tang, Trident, Halls, Milka, LU and belVita simply roll off the tongue.