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Senior Content Manager (Brand Licensing)

The Science Museum
London, UK

Application closing date : 07/06/2021
Location: Science Museum – London
Salary: £41,000 pa



Do you have a commercial approach with experience in brand licensing of consumer products?

One of the strategic ambitions of the Science Museum Group (SMG) is to increase income. The Cultural and Commercial Partnerships team is critical in realising this aim as part of the Group’s commercial Enterprises department. The team’s overarching purpose is to increase financial income and to raise SMG’s profile nationally and internationally commercially leveraging our brand, content, and skills. As a department, we are creative, proactive and thrive to create financial growth that is resilient, sustainable and supports SMG’s powerful social mission.

To support us in this work, we are now looking for a Senior Content Manager (Brand Licensing) to join the Science Museum in London on a full-time basis. In this role, you will be part of a newly formed content team, line managing the Image Licencing and Content Manager, Image Library Administrator and Graphic Designer. You will be creating new business opportunities for brand partnerships and supervising all creative, development and compliance of business collateral for all activities of the team. This role’s main purpose is to work closely with internal stakeholders and gain a deeper understanding and knowledge of SMGs collections and assets to be able to generate opportunities for feeding new content to CCP’s partnerships teams as well as Picture Library’s top performing clients. This is a new dedicated content role that needs to work closely and collaboratively with the sales team to ensure new opportunities have been sense – checked for their marketability enabling the Partnerships Managers to secure new business.

Joining us, you will bring solid experience in brand licensing of consumer products, or brands for retail sales. You will hold excellent understanding of IP and copyright principles and processes, with experience of instigating and supporting new product development. You will have strong commercial understanding with diplomacy, negotiation and influencing skills at all levels. You will be a strong communicator and relationship builder, able to work collaboratively with other departments in a multi-site environment to deliver projects.

The Science Museum Group is here to Inspire Futures. As the world’s leading group of science museums, we share our unparalleled collection spanning science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine with over five million visitors each year. Joining us as an employee, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a world-class museum group.  We know work/life balance and wellbeing is crucial to our colleagues, so we currently offer up to 27 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays; BUPA medical and dental care; employee assistance programme; enhanced contributory pension; enhanced occupational sick, maternity, paternity and adoption leave and career breaks.

‘Open for All’ is one of the Science Museum Group’s five core values and sets out our important aspiration to be a place for everyone. As a national museum group, we have an ability to reach a wide and diverse population of audiences, colleagues and partners through our geography and scale.

We are working hard to understand our organisation better and to foster a culture that recognises and values different backgrounds, mindsets, skills, experience, knowledge and expertise. By having greater diversity, we believe that we will be a stronger and better organisation and ultimately will be able to inspire more futures. We therefore welcome applications from those who bring difference.

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Application closing date: 07/06/2021