United States, San Francisco
fulltime

Head of Consumer Products

Supercell’s games have been downloaded billions of times and are actively enjoyed by hundreds of millions of monthly players around the world. To aid in our company mission of having our games played by as many people as possible and remembered forever, we want to build durable, global franchises that can stand toe-to-toe with the most widely and deeply beloved franchises in the world.

Our Entertainment & Partnerships (E&P) team is building a long-term entertainment capability to both attract new fans and deepen the love of existing ones, through content and licensing partnerships. To that end, the E&P team is seeking a highly entrepreneurial and strategic “do-er” who can build a licensing program from the ground up.

Responsibilities

  • OVERALL: build a robust long-term capability around Licensed Consumer Products
  • STRATEGY: own and evangelize a global Licensing strategy to serve our huge global fanbase, and help drive cultural relevance
  • BUSINESS OWNER: full P&L responsibility; wholly own and build our N. America licensing program (other regions to follow)
  • PARTNERS: directly manage our licensing agent and any other related partnerships
  • REGIONAL COORDINATION: collaborate with our regional partner licensing teams in Asia to ensure strategic alignment
  • LOGISTICS: help fill product needs for fan events and activations around the globe
  • CONTENT GUIDANCE: help provide a toyetic POV in the creative process for linear content (animation, etc) to maximize franchise impact
  • BRAND COLLABORATIONS: own and execute mutually-beneficial collabs with premium brands and designers

Requirements

  • At least 10 years of experience with Licensed CP
  • Experience building a CP program around a character-driven IP
  • Experience developing a licensing strategy and executing across multiple categories
  • Experience with a Global licensing program
  • Experience managing a Licensing agent, including all financials
  • Direct P&L responsibility
  • Category forecasting experience
  • Robust industry network with a broad circle of contacts
  • Entrepreneurial; comfortable operating with minimal direction
  • Adaptable and versatile
  • Creative negotiation skills
  • Excellent relationship manager

About Supercell
We are a game company based in Helsinki, Finland, with offices in San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai. Since our launch in 2010, we've released five games globally – Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars.
To make five games, we've killed dozens along the way. That's because we're obsessed with quality. Our goal is to make the best games – games that are played by millions, enjoyed for years and remembered forever. To achieve this goal, we create the best possible teams and give them the freedom and independence that are core to our success. Read More

You might love it here...
If you love to think, talk, play and make games, Supercell is the place for you. We're made up of proactive, independent teams with the freedom to do what they think is best for their players, our games and the company at large. We know that it takes more than just independence to make great games, so we also take very good care of our people – providing them with the compensation, work environment and resources they need to succeed. Read More

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