Kellogg Senior Director, Global Licensing in CHICAGO DOWNTOWN, Illinois

Kellogg’s Deploy for Growth Strategy states an ambitious goal for organic growth and continued margin expansion, with winning through occasion and building world class brands as an integral underpinning. A key element of this strategy is the development of a new global licensing strategy and full business plan. The Sr. Director of Global Licensing at Kellogg’s will be a key architect for this new strategy and incremental revenue stream for Kellogg Company.

HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • A Greenfield Opportunity - Kellogg’s is expanding its licensing program. Lead with us, and develop a full strategy & go to market plan for global licensing extending beyond merchandise such as food whilst ensuring strategy is consistent with brand equities and brand safety, driving profitable revenues along with deep consumer experiences, and engagements. Lead a small Kellogg’s licensing team and prepare to grow the team in years to come.

  • Partner with our G lobal Brands - As the Sr. Director of Licensing, you will coordinate the strategy with key critical stakeholders and Kellogg’s brand marketing to develop a full go to market plan. Create a center of excellence for global licensing, supporting the application of standardized processes / tools, as well as knowledge sharing and best practice applications. Understanding of risk management, audit and testing as well as the brand team approvals and the importance of the brand equities.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • BA/BS/BBA degree in Marketing or related field

  • Extensive related experience in Licensing, in a Leadership commercial role

  • Proven experience in business casing & management of P&L

  • Experience starting a brand or company’s Licensing Program and developing the success of the program

  • Experience working at a Food company in a Licensing role

  • Experience partnering with Brand Marketing Teams to strategically enhance, protect and expand brands

  • Excellent communication, relationship building, negotiation and leadership skills

Bonus Points:

  • Advanced Degree (Masters)

  • Global Licensing program development experience is strongly preferred

WHAT’S NEXT

It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

  • Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

  • Kellogg Stories and News at http://newsroom.kelloggcompany.com/

THE FINER PRINT

Travel at or above 30% is expected for this role. This role may be based in Chicago, IL, Battle Creek, MI BC, Chicago Mart, Regional HQ (Dublin, Geneva, Querétaro, Singapore) or Remote

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-VerifyParticipationPoster_ES.pdf .

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Senior Director, Global Licensing

Location: USA-IL-Chicago Downtown

Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: MAR002085

Job Function: Marketing

Job Type: Executive

Closing Date: Apr 22, 2019, 12:59:00 AM

Relocation Assistance: Yes