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Current Vacancies

Digital Product Manager
Head of UK Licensing and Merchandising
Licensing Co-Ordinator
Promotions and Experiential Co-Ordinator
Senior Marketing Manager UK


Digital Product Manager

We are looking for a full-time experienced Digital Product Manager to join Acamar’s Content & Audiences division. Reporting to Director of Digital Product, this hands-on role is both creative and technical and will play a key role in the expansion and development of Bing’s digital footprint.

Working closely with the Director of Digital Product, the Digital Product Manager will contribute to the development of Acamar’s first-party digital products roadmap as well as manage and supervise their technical development and production. They will also be a key product stakeholder for digital products run by our partners (e.g. the Bing e-commerce website).

In particular, the Digital Product Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance, international roll out and ongoing development of all Acamar’s digital properties: Bing apps, BingBunny.com, Acamar’s corporate website, and future digital propositions (e.g. Alexa/Google Voice products).

With an initial focus on managing the newly launched ‘Bing: Watch, Play, Learn app’, the Digital Product Manager will execute its product roadmap and own its production and release schedule – working alongside both our digital agency and in-house team to further develop and enhance the proposition in 2020.

You will be experienced in scoping out and executing production processes for digital products, and comfortable in managing the day-to-day priorities of in-house technical developers and/or technical development partners.

Working with our internal editorial, strategic and commercial teams , and external agencies as necessary, you will act as a key stakeholder in the development of ideas for new digital products and their creative implementation – for example, interactive learning games, e-books, audio stories, voice apps and other internet technologies.

Finally, the you should be highly numerate and equipped to analyse digital performance data from multiple sources – ensuring that key metrics and insights are reported back to the business on a regular basis.

Essential Experience:

As the digital product go-to person, you will need to:

Experience of React and iOS/Android platforms preferable.

Knowledge and understanding of youth markets, child development or educational markets would be a bonus.

Specifics:

Essential Skills

Beyond being a technical expert, you will demonstrate

Whilst prior experience of working in children’s content is not essential, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a respect and empathy for the needs of a pre-school digital audience.

Most importantly, the most qualified candidate will be strongly aligned with Acamar core values, which include: Collaboration, creativity, curiosity, courage, diversity, kindness, leadership and integrity.

This is a full-time role, based in Camden, London

If you are interested and would love to join Team Bing, then please submit your CV and a covering letter to hr@acamarfilms.com

Head of UK Licensing and Merchandising

We are looking for a stand-out candidate to join our licensing team as Head of UK, as we engage with ambitious goals that take us far beyond our heartland of television and further into the world of Consumer Products and Retail. These are just some of the areas you will be working with as you seek to deliver opportunities principally in the Consumer Products and Licensed categories in the UK.

In this newly created role, you will be identifying and negotiating with key potential licensing partners and forging strong retail relationships as we develop a broad portfolio of varied new products and experiences based on our Bing IP.  You will also be required to nurture and develop existing licensing partnerships.

You will be working as a key member of our Licensing and Merchandising team, based in Camden, London, as well as coordinating closely with our UK based licensees and retailers. You will seek out and secure the best licensing partners to help us deliver our long-term goals. Prepared to regularly travel nationally and to be the face of Acamar Films at relevant industry shows, you will also work closely with the Production, Product Development, Design, Marketing, Finance and Legal teams to ensure we deliver the best deals.

You will be a commercially minded strategic thinker and passionate about bringing children and family brands to consumer across multiple touchpoints. Most importantly we are looking for an individual who wants to work in an ever-evolving creative and collaborative environment and possess the tenacity to make things happen.

Key Responsibilities  

Financial

Business Development

Strategic

Retail & Category management

Marketing and Brand Management

Creative and PD Management 

People Management

Person Specification

This role will report to the Executive Director of Sales

The role is full time, and office based (Camden, London.) Regular UK and some international travel, will be required.

Licensing Co-ordinator

Acamar Films is looking for a Licensing Coordinator to join their growing team. The role plays an important part in the expanding licensing and consumer products programme for Bing.  The role works closely with members of the global licensing team and with internal departments including finance, legal, marketing, content and audiences, production and design.

You will be responsible for day-to-day tasks and provide key support to the team in developing relationships with licensees, European and international agents and retailers as the consumer products programme expands beyond the UK into a global business, with new markets delivering best-in-class products that delight consumers worldwide.

We are looking for a proactive and highly focused, adaptable team player with excellent interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills.  Enthusiasm and a passion for consumer products are essential along with the ability to manage and prioritise a varied and demanding workload.

This role provides a full range of administrative duties but is an excellent opportunity to progress your career in licensing as the company expands.

Responsibilities

General Administration

Specific support in key business areas:

Financial sales support

Licensee & agent management support

Retail support

The candidate will be highly focused, adaptable and will have excellent interpersonal and administration skills, strong problem-solving abilities and first-class liaison skills.

A passion for consumer products, the ability to manage and prioritise a varied and demanding workload and excellent attention to detail is important.

Your stakeholders, both internally and externally, will be numerous and the ability to carefully build and maintain these relationships is essential.

Skills & Experience

Desirable Skills and Experience

If you are interested and would love to join Team Bing, then please submit your CV and a covering letter to hr@acamarfilms.com.

This role is full time and based in Camden, London.

 

 

Promotions and Experiential Coordinator

The Department

The Acamar Films Rights Management division spearheads the licensing for BING; developing global plans that balance both creative integrity and the ability to create sustainable revenues for the company and our partners.

Main purpose of the job

To support the Director of Promotions and Partnerships in all aspects of the Experiential (theme parks and attractions, Family Entertainment Centres, live shows, exhibits, etc.) and Promotions business. This will involve supporting projects, supporting the budgeting process and assisting with new business development. This role works closely with internal departments across the business to keep projects moving forward including Legal, Finance, Production, Rights Management, Creative, Design, Product Development, Marketing, Content & Audiences.

Key Responsibilities

Person Specification

Desirable

If you are interested and would love to join Team Bing, please submit your CV and a covering letter to hr@acamarfilms.com. Applications received via any other email address will not be considered.

 

 

Senior Marketing Manager UK

Acamar Films is looking for an experienced Senior Marketing Manager to join their growing team. Reporting into the Head of Marketing, the role sits at the heart of the company to support the development and growth of the Emmy Award-winning and BAFTA nominated pre-school property, Bing.

The Senior Marketing Manager will act as a guardian for the Bing IP and will lead both consumer and trade marketing & PR in the UK. The role works closely with internal teams including licensing, content distribution, digital/social, product development, partnership & experiential, production and design, as well as licensees, retailers and external agencies to drive awareness and increase revenues.

You will be a commercially minded strategic thinker with executional expertise and be passionate about bringing children and family brands to consumers across multiple touchpoints.

We are looking for someone personable who is a strong communicator; both a team player with lots of enthusiasm and someone who can work autonomously. Most importantly we are looking for an individual who wants to work in an ever-evolving creative and collaborative environment and possesses the tenacity to make things happen in a complex start-up environment.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop and manage the rollout of the UK Bing IP strategy, collaborating with all relevant internal and external stakeholders
• Responsible for planning, delivering and executing annual consumer PR & marketing plans to increase Bing awareness and create consumer appetite. Liaison with social/content team to align on strategy and tactics, ensure message consistency and amplification
• Work closely with key licensing partners to identify opportunities to increase Bing awareness, affinity and revenues
• Management of retail programmes and retail marketing activations including e-commerce. Build robust relationships with retail buyers and marketing teams. Produce a UK retail calendar capturing retailer-led promotional and marketing campaigns to inform retail strategy. Expand Bing’s presence at retail in line with strategy and drive sell-through. Support L&M team with pitching process
• Manage communications to trade partners, licensees and retailers including newsletters, workshops and licensee days
• Instigate and execute cross-promotional opportunities between partners to maximise sell-through, gain listings and expand reach
• Appoint and manage marketing & PR agencies as required
• Work closely with content partners to create promotional opportunities
• Closely monitor Bing IP health, competitive landscape, trends and market information in the UK and report findings to the wider business. Analyse Bing IP/ trend tracker and present findings to internal teams.
• Build relationships with key live events and attractions licensees, identify opportunities to enhance Bing’s presence throughout the year
• Manage existing marketing partnerships, identify new opportunities and execute
• Management of trade PR & events in the UK including press releases/editorial and relevant awards (identification of relevant awards, submission, attendance and sponsorship) and advertising buys
• Work closely with the design team, briefing in creative for internal and external purposes
• Track UK budget spend, reporting updates to the Head of Marketing and Marketing Director
• Provide guidance and direction to more junior staff when required

Essential Skills and Experience

• CIM Qualification or equivalent marketing degree or commensurate experience
• Solid experience in the entertainment industry across content and licensing
• Demonstrable experience of working within a business targeting children and families
• Solid experience in both Trade and Consumer marketing & PR
• Knowledge and experience of working with retail – traditional and e-commerce, including scoping and creating promotional overlays and in-store activity
• Event management experience
• Demonstrable understanding of the issues relating to the buying and selling of entertainment intellectual property rights
• Proven experience of agency management skills and creative accountability
• Ability to gain and interpret feedback from the sales force and develop and share commercial insights in order to create marketing and communications activity
• Hands-on experience of writing selling and marketing copy
• Excellent Powerpoint or Keynote skills
• Experience of budget planning and tracking costs effectively
• Intellectual rigour and creative flair
• Commercial awareness
• Excellent communicator and relationship builder, natural diplomat
• Ability to be flexible in creative approach when role requires and to use own initiative
• Cultural sensitivity
• The enthusiasm and drive to push forward ideas and champion Acamar Films and Bing
• Proven ability to organise and manage a heavy workload and juggle priorities effectively
• Most importantly, the most qualified candidate will be strongly aligned with Acamar core values, which include: Collaboration, creativity, curiosity, courage, diversity, kindness, leadership and integrity.

Desired Skills and Experience

• Experience working on a pre-school brand
• Experience of working in a high-growth team or startup
• A thorough and detailed knowledge of Bing, its ethos and content of each of the 104 episodes

Reporting Lines
The role reports to the Head of Marketing

The role is full time, and office based (Camden, London.) Some UK based travel may be required.

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