If you are interested in a once-in-a-lifetime job in the sports industry, this is your chance. We are looking for someone to lead and strengthen the team in charge of organizing the biggest women’s sporting event in the world: the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™.

To ensure the successful operational delivery of the ninth edition of this competition, we have set up a Local FIFA Subsidiary (LFS). Its aim is to improve the experience of over 1.1 billion people watching the FIFA Women’s World Cup, by delivering innovative solutions across all operational areas.

We are currently looking to recruit our

Licensing & Retail Coordinator – AUS

Kick start your career in Licensing. We are looking to recruit a Licensing & Retail Coordinator, someone to support and strengthen the team in charge of organising the biggest women’s sporting event in the world: the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™.

Job responsibilities

The Licensing Coordinator, under the guidance of the Licensing & Retail Manager, will be an integral member of the FIFA Women’s World Cup FIFA’s licensing and retail team and will support the Licensing & Retail Manager to deliver the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Official Retail program.

The role will provide administrative and operational support for licensing and retail functions responsible for any reporting or functional document requirements for the tournament.

The role will support the Licensing & Retail Manager in day-to-day management of the appointed retail partner(s) and official FWWC23 licensees, integral in delivering operational retail excellence for the FWWC 2023. The Licensing Coordinator will manage all internal requests for gifting and promotional product requirements.

Job duties

  • With support from the Licensing & Retail Manager, manage the product development and approval process for all direct-to-consumer product rights granted to the official event retail partner using FIFA’s approvals management system
  • Manage the contract administrative process for all local FWWC23 appointed licensees
  • Key point of administrative contact for the licensing and retail team across all brand compliance licensing related matters for Australia and New Zealand
  • Support the licensing and brand teams on delivery of assets to the key licensing and retail stakeholders including but not limited to FIFA’s appointed licensing agent, local licensees and retail partners
  • Key point of contact for internal product requests, both bespoke functional area product requests and sourcing via appointed licensees
  • Support FIFA Zurich and FIFA Australia New Zealand needs to create presentations and sales materials as required
  • Collaborate with local brand and marketing teams supporting all key initiatives with relevant official licensed product synergies
  • Participate in meetings and perform required market research
  • Manage contractual production sample requirements and overall inventory management
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal Commercial Revenues Department and other FIFA departments as required
  • Support the Licensing and Retail team across various administrative tasks including scheduling calls, booking meetings, arranging events and workshops, procurement and invoice requests, travel and other general duties as required
  • Travel may be required

Qualifications & experience

To be successful in this role you will have previous work experience in licensing, retail or account management, with a high attention to detail, strong communication (written and oral), organisational and time management skills. The position requires excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to work independently with demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, the ability to evaluate a situation, respond quickly to changing requirements, execute and escalate accordingly.

Closing date: 18th September 2022

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