Brand Licensing Key Account Manager
1 Year Fixed Term Contract
£26,000 - £28,000
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB
We are looking to recruit a Brand Licensing Key Account Manager to join our successful Licensing team. As Brand Licensing Key Account Manager, you will oversee a number of existing licensees and retailers across a range of product categories while also be assisting the Brand Licensing Manager to acquire new partners.
For more than 210 years the Royal Horticultural Society has been the force behind the nation’s gardening. Our charitable purpose is to inspire passion and excellence in the science, art and practice for horticulture. Our vision is to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. As a charity, the RHS aims to inspire a wide range of audiences by demonstrating the wonders of gardening through all that we do including gardens and shows, in our publications and online, and through our work in the community.
The Licensing Programme sits within the RHS’s retail division and works with an array of manufacturing partners and retailers creating exciting and innovative products that consumers love and trust. These products range from gardening structures, tools and sundries to beautiful gifts and homewares.
The programme is established and hugely successful, generating a significant annual revenue stream for the Society.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate they are:
- Highly organised
- Have great account management skills
- Can identify and secure new business
- Can work well under pressure, multi task and deliver to tight deadlines
The candidate should have previously worked within and have a thorough understanding of the Brand Licensing Industry or, a retail, sales and marketing account management role. Experience of managing others would be beneficial.
This role will include some travel and overnight stays.
The RHS provides a number of great benefits for employees including:
• Free access to all RHS Gardens, Shows and Libraries
• Employee discounts including airport parking, hotels, retail and gym membership
• 25 days holiday (increasing 28 and 30 with service) and option to buy/sell
• Monthly Garden Magazine and access to Horticultural advice
• Sponsorship for External Studies
It has never been more exciting time to join the Royal Horticultural Society. We are making a landmark £160 million investment in the future of horticulture over the next 10 years. This will allow us to bring the joy of gardening to millions more people and make some of the most significant and exciting changes in the history. Join us and be part of the history.
To apply please visit our website and apply online.
Apply via our website by 28th February 2020.
Safeguarding –The RHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all personnel to share this commitment.
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