Manager, Trademark Licensing
Executive Vice President Admin
$44,300 - $73,700
Auburn University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Manager of Trademark Licensing. The successful candidate will work in coordination with the Director of Trademark Management & Licensing. Manages the daily operations of the University's trademark management and licensing program. Essential functions include, but are are not limited to: manages daily communications with Auburn University's licensing agent, active licensees, potential licensees, campus constituents, and others regarding programs and processes; reviews licensee renewals/licensing requests to determine (among other specifications) uniqueness of product, distribution capabilities, program relevance, potential contribution/commitment to the program; communicates issues with all parties; monitors receipt of samples, artwork, and proposals while working with license to create product concepts; performs retail market surveys, attends tradeshows, and executes game day enforcement/review of counterfeit products and licensee compliance; coordinates and communicates with campus constituents, alumni, and others regarding trademark licensing policies and product acquisition options. Full supervisory responsibility for other employees is a major responsibility and includes training, evaluating, and making or recommending pay, promotion or other employment decisions.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or a related field and five years' relevant job experience in a trademark licensing office or licensing agency; OR experience working directly with a collegiate trademark licensing office while in a collegiate retail environment, collegiate media rights, collegiate athletics marketing, or collegiate products manufacturing. Experience in trademark licensing, including the protection, promotion, and/or control of trademarks and knowledge of laws and regulations related to trademarking and licensing is required.
Desired qualifications include strong interpersonal skills, ability to deliver effective presentations to various groups, strong written communication skills, and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
Job Class Code
Administrative Grade 34 and above
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Auburn University - 17 months ago
Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public university located in Auburn, Alabama, United States. With more than 25,000 students and 1,200...