Brand Partnerships

Job description

Makeship.com is a crowd-funding platform for content creators to launch limited edition merchandise to their fans.

We've also launched products in partnership with companies like Blizzard Entertainment and Glowstick Entertainment.
We want to do more of that! That's why we are looking for an expert within the entertainment industry who has experience negotiating and closing licensing agreements with brands, agencies, or IP owners, in order to secure rights to popular characters from video games, movies, TV, etc.
If you think you're the right person for the job, apply and join one of Canada's fastest growing start-up companies!

Why this role?

  1. Own the full sales cycle. Unlike other sales roles, you get to own the whole sales process from prospecting to closing 6-figure clients.

  2. Work directly with the largest content creators in the world. You are the first contact point between our platform and the people making content on Instagram, Youtube, Tiktok and other platforms.
  3. Work in a growing market. The influencer industry is rapidly expanding with new creators exploding on a weekly basis.
  4. Join us at an epic time. We're a profitable company and we've worked with 40 creators in 2019. We are planning to work with over 200 in 2020 (already 100 creators signed). This is the time to experience exponential personal and career growth.

Job requirements

So, what will you do at Makeship as a Brand Partnerships Dev?

  • Identify strategic partners within the entertainment industry, with the goal of developing and running merchandise campaigns
  • Secure licensing agreements to create and sell merchandise based on popular characters, individuals, personalities etc., which may be protected as Intellectual Property
  • Building long-term relationships with brands, content creators, management agencies, talent agencies and licensing agencies
  • Learn and follow Makeship’s sales processes and identify areas for improvement
  • Evaluate and follow-up on our existing pipeline of opportunities
  • Take ownership of your sales cycle, from initial outreach to close
  • Work with a team of designers who will send renders and samples of products to negotiate contracts with clients

This might be for you if...

  • You have at least 2-4 years of experience developing partnerships and securing licensing deals with high profile individuals, brands or agencies within the entertainment industry
  • An interest in the content creation space (you love social media personalities!)
  • Entrepreneurial - you take ownership over your work and view it as more than a job
  • Extraordinary listening, communication, and organizational skills
  • Excellent speaker and presenter

FAQ

  • What benefits can I expect?
    • Extended medical benefits
    • Any equipment that you need.
    • Remote work.
    • Access to tons of resources and support to help you in your role and growth as an individual (team audible account, books etc.