• Director, Fashion Collaborations - Nickelodeon

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Brand
    Nickelodeon
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    iCIMS ID
    2019-12672
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    The Fashion Collaborations Director is a key member of the Viacom & Nickelodeon Consumer Products Soft Lines team and is responsible for working with collaborations partners to create unique products and programs based on our IP, and providing expertise and a point of view on trends, culture and fashion. This position is responsible for all aspects of Viacom & Nickelodeon Consumer Products collaborations which includes but is not limited to: working with VP to establish a strategy, prospecting fashion collaboration partners, negotiating and managing licensing deals from inception to execution, overseeing the product development process, and working collaboratively with internal teams and external partners to market and promote collaborations programs while enriching the consumer experience.

     

    Responsibilities 

     

    • In accordance with the overall strategy, determine collaborations partners based on trends in culture, fashion, retail, what’s cool and “the next big thing” in order to elevate our IP
    • Identifying organic partners, preparing presentations, securing partners, and crafting the story and narrative throughout the lifecycle of the collaboration – from idea inception to launch
    • Negotiate licensing deals with collaborations partners. Manage entire contract process.
    • Work with internal teams (Marketing, Creative, Franchise, Legal, Finance, Press, Media etc.) to be sure the collaborations are trend right, align with key corporate initiatives and, maximize impact and elevate the overall brand equity
    • Keep team apprised of trends in fashion and culture
    • Immerse the team in the lives of the consumer to understand their needs and wants
    • Stay current on competitive collaborations in the marketplace

    Basic Qualifications

    • 10+ years’ experience in fashion, consumer products, creative agency, marketing, retail or related field
    • Bachelor’s degree

    Additional Qualifications

    • Creative team player with high energy and a passion for product, entertainment, trends, fashion, culture, and marketing
    • Clear strategic vision combined with actions that are defined and executed with urgency
    • Outside the box thinker who always has the Viacom/Nickelodeon brand and our consumer top of mind
    • An analytical mind; able to provide insightful conclusions and recommendations based on trend data and market research
    • Solutions-oriented self-starter
    • Social media and technology savvy
    • Relationship builder
    • Excellent creative writing and grammatical skills
    • Strong experience with PowerPoint, Excel, etc. Photoshop/Illustrator, if possible
    • Exceptional inter-personal skills
    • Excellent planning and project management competencies
    • Organizational skills and deadline management
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills including meeting facilitation and presentations
    • Ability to effectively elevate strategic concerns to senior management in a timely and accurate manner
    • Ability to develop strong working relationships with management and external resources. Strong knowledge of cross team collaboration
    • Sound judgment and ability to provide information toward the determination of process and strategy
    • Ability to exercise high degree of professionalism
    • Demonstrated leadership in fostering continuous learning, empowerment, involvement, and opportunities
    • Establish an independent view, effectively collaborate in decision-making, and motivate others and self, especially during difficult situations
    • Work collaboratively and cross-functionally
    • Manage and navigate through complex processes

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