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The Toy World recruitment roundup

Published on: September 12th, 2019

If you are looking for a job in the toy industry, or wanting to fill a vacancy within your organisation, then read more here.

Current top jobs:

Disney has an opportunity for two experienced Commercial Managers to join its Licensing business working on Disney’s high profile and successful global partnership with Lego.

The two roles will be based in London and will each focus on separate assigned EMEA markets.
Lego is a global partner for Disney with a licence that spans most of its iconic IPs. This role is integral to the ongoing management of its Lego business in EMEA, and will require close liaison with internal stakeholders such as its US counterparts, its regional franchise and marketing teams, local Disney retail teams, as well as regional and local teams of Lego.

The Licensing Sales Manager will be taking its franchise strategies and incorporate these into the joint business planning with Lego, providing a focused approach on key priorities and growth opportunities. The Licensing Sales Manager is accountable for forecasting and performance of Lego Disney business across franchises/markets.

For more information click here.

Clementoni is looking for a National Account Manger to help support the growth of the UK business.

Clementoni is a leading European toy manufacturer, which has seen growth of over 50% in the last few years. Clementoni has pursued continuous product innovation that has resulted in a wide and varied range of educational toys and games. It currently manufactures products in a number of different categories including Infant Toys, Scientific Toys, Puzzles and Craft.

Clementoni’s UK office has grown considerably over the last two years and it is now looking to grow its team to maintain the growth it is seeing. Clementoni is present in the majority of retail chains in the UK & Ireland and also fully supports the Independent Toy Market. This is an exciting time to join the Clementoni team as it plans for further UK growth in the coming years. The ideal candidate should have a background in toys and some sales experience.

More information can be found here.

Funko is currently advertising a number of roles across its marketing department, plus other opportunities.

Funko is a purveyor of pop culture, making and selling licence-focused collectibles. Founded in Everett, USA, Funko EMEA is ever expanding with its UK offices in Hammersmith, West London and Maldon, Essex. The company holds hundreds of licences for franchises ranging from Marvel to Harry Potter, giving it the rights to create tens of thousands of characters – making Funko’s one of the largest portfolios in the pop culture and collectibles industry.

Funko’s success means that it’s now on a recruitment drive, with talented additions particularly sought for its marketing department. The roles on offer include Marketing Manager France, Public Relations Manager, Brand Marketing Manager and Customer Marketing Manager, EMEA. These roles present an opportunity to join a rapidly expanding business, which is on track for continued strong growth.

To find out more about the roles on offer, or to apply, click here.

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