At NASCAR, you will find a community of passionate individuals who care about our sport and are united in seeing it grow.
NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Manager, Licensing and Consumer Products based in Charlotte, NC.
The Manager, Licensing and Consumer Products manages the day-to-day activities of the NASCAR and NASCAR Team Properties (NTP) categories of trackside merchandising, inline fan gear apparel and headwear, apparel accessories, and segments of the Walmart DTR program- and other classifications (inside and outside of NTP). The Manager also oversees trackside line development processes for NASCAR-owned tracks, as well as additional programs and relationships, as assigned.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Manage licensing functions, including product development, approvals, renewals, royalty gathering, forecasting and reporting for assigned categories
Create, identify and pursue business opportunities in assigned categories
Oversee legal, forecasting and accounting tasks related to licensing efforts
Work with venue partner (currently Legends) on day-to-day merchandise line development of NASCAR and Track branded merchandise lines at NASCAR-owned facilities
Work with online partner (currently Fanatics) to ensure product placement and growth
Work with various track-based partners (currently Legends, SMI, E2, Cruisin') to ensure product placement and growth
Secure partner credentials
Entertain clients at events
Percent of travel required: 15%
Required skills / experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in licensing, account management, merchandising, retail development, sports licensing/brand management.
Proficient on Company-provided hardware and software.
Advanced Proficiency in Power Point and Excel preferred
A strong working knowledge of apparel line development and production, retail mathematics (Cost, Retail, Gross Margin, Sell-Through, etc.)
We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!
NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.