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Job Description

The Consumer Products Manager oversees key elements of the global Licensing business, managing a growing licensed partner portfolio across Ubisoft brands to generate revenues that achieve our financial plan. This individual will drive and execute the global licensing strategy, across multiple categories, video game franchises and business models (including but not limited to esports, Ubisoft Film & TV initiatives, and emerging technologies). They will be adept at representing and selling Ubisoft franchises and managing product planning, execution and marketing development across categories with licensing partners. Additionally, they will be skilled at communicating and collaborating across cultures in their efforts to help grow the Ubisoft Consumer Products business.


  • Business Development:

    • Manage and grow key partnerships with new and current licensing partners

      • Identify the best new partners and actively pitch Ubisoft brands across categories

      • Lead all contract negotiations, in conjunction with Agency partners as appropriate, across both regional and global deals, delivering the best possible results for Ubisoft; manage contract execution with Legal team and Agencies

      • Foster and grow relationships with licensees over the long term, driving future financial growth for Ubisoft and our partners

      • Manage relationships with agency partners to ensure their understanding of Ubisoft’s strategy and business objectives

      • Collaborate with and/or assist licensees with retail pitches

    • Establish and maintain relationships with key retailers

      • Pitch Ubisoft brands and initiatives to secure DTR and cross-category programs at retail

      • Collaborate with Ubisoft Account Teams and associates in cross-functional departments for assistance and partnership on retail program pitches and opportunities

    • Partner with internal teams to drive and grow the licensing business

      • Collaborate with Senior Creative Director and team to elevate licensee execution throughout product development process

      • Foster strong relationship with Legal team for efficient execution of contract process

      • Partner with Finance team to monitor licensee accounts, ensuring and monitoring progress in achieving financial targets

      • Establish strong relationships with Brand teams, Partnership team and Transmedia team to create exciting and engaging licensing opportunities, programs and collaborations for Ubisoft brands

  • Product Development:

    • Work with licensees to develop their line-plan each season

      • Monitor and manage licensee product development process and approvals in conjunction with CP Creative Team

  • Strategy:

    • Partner with VP to develop and execute a comprehensive Licensing strategy across new video game launches, catalog titles, esports, and Ubisoft Film & TV initiatives

    • Maintain knowledge of current and developing industry trends, awareness of competitors, and new business opportunities

  • Financial:

    • Assist with monitoring quarterly forecast by licensee to ensure we’re tracking to financial targets; work with licensees to monitor progress

  • Marketing:

    • Collaborate with Strategic Partnerships and Brand Development Marketing Team, Brand Teams and PR to support licensees with marketing

      • Collaborate with and assist licensees in development of marketing plans for major marketing tentpoles by brand

    • Drive management of Brand Licensing Europe Trade Show

      • Work on Booth development with Marketing, Events and Creative Team

      • Manage invoice payments in conjunction with budget


To succeed in this role, you will need :

  • Previous experience in Licensing and Product

  • Business development focused

  • High level expertise in negotiation and deal construction

  • Exceptional analytical abilities

  • Ability to communicate well, in small or large groups

  • Experience managing licensees in line planning, sales strategy, marketing

  • Knowledge of retail and e-commerce within the Licensing space

  • Relationship management with licensees, agencies and retail partners

  • Responsible, organized and exceptional team player

  • Strong ability to collaborate accross the organization

Additional Information

1-year fixed-term contract

Ubisoft offers the same job opportunities to all, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age. Ubisoft ensures the development of an inclusive work environment which mirrors the diversity of our players’ community.