Thursday, February 18, 2016

Nickelodeon UK Consumer Products Internship Opportunity

Ever wondered how SpongeBob SquarePants ends up on your PJ's or why Paw Patrol were the bestselling toys for Christmas 2015? If so, Nickelodeon's Consumer Products Internship will give you the opportunity to answer these questions and much more!

In your new role in Nickelodeon's Consumer Products Internship, you will assist the CP team with managing the creative approval process, while understanding how Nickelodeon's competitors work and what Nick needs to do to stay ahead in the world of children's toys!

You don't necessarily need a degree but you do need passion, enthusiasm and be able to show Nickelodeon that you've been really proactive in gaining experience and life skills for your dream job. This could be extra-curricular activities, work experience, volunteering, blogging, internships or training courses - Nickelodeon wants to see you are serious about your future career. Applications for our internships are fiercely competitive, so Nickelodeon looks forward to seeing how you stand out from the crowd and showing them what you can do!

Job Key Responsibilities

Based at Viacom International Media Networks' Hawley Crescent offices in North London and duel reporting into the Senior Director, Hardlines & Business Development and Director UK Softlines & European DTR, this role's primary responsibilities include:

* Creative approval process management:

- Manage the creative approval process for key partners, liaising with internal stakeholders to gain necessary approvals on DTR, retail and consumer marketing materials

- Manage the creative approval process for 3rd party represented brands – liaising with both licensees and brand owner to bring best in class product to market

* Sales information management:

- Manage the distribution of up to date sales information to key partners/potential partners

* Product Management:

- Collate, form and manage the licensee product image & sample database

* Distribution and mailing lists:

- Update & manage these on an ongoing basis

* Competitor analysis:

- Provide comprehensive key competitior analysis on a regular basis for key categories and potential new categories for exploitation through store checks and online research

* Ad hoc department administrative support:

- Supporting the team on key partner presentation events and award submissions as well as adhoc retail marketing projects

* Manage the calendar and creation of assets for:

- Air sizzles for DVD and publishing

- Adverts in the SpongeBob, Dora and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles magazines and manage the creative for these advertisements

- Social media

* Weekly highlights for internal comms:

* Assisting retail marketing team in the sourcing of prizes from licensees

Job Role Skills

* Knowledge and/or interest in sales & marketing and how this fits into the Consumer Products arena

* Thorough in their work with excellent attention to detail

* Excellent organisational skills

* Strong skills in MS Office applications, particularly in PowerPoint and Outlook but also having a knowledge of Word and Excel

* Confident personality with the ability to fit into a sociable, fun and high performing team

* Overall enthusiasm for the world of kids TV, awareness of our main Consumer Products brands and a desire to learn within a highly commercial department.

If this is you, then apply now at Viacom Talent! Please note that this is a full time internship. Good luck to everyone who applies! Closing date: Monday 29th February 2016.

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