The latest Toy World recruitment round-up

Published on: 20th January 2021

Toy World brings you a round-up of our recruitment section for anyone currently seeking a new opportunity.

The very latest roles advertised are detailed below.

Hasbro is seeking a category licensing manager, with a focus on Hardlines (eg: Toys, Games, Arts & Crafts, FMCG, Party/Stationery) to join its UK Consumer Products team within the EMEA region.

Responsible for the business development of brand and category strategic plans to ensure the continued growth and expansion of the UK Consumer Products programme, the role will include category strategy, licensee management and category specific retail sales and marketing.

The successful candidate will lead the negotiation of contracts and possess outstanding stakeholder management skills, acting as an ambassador of relationships across the licensee base, able to deliver on the execution of plans via competitive knowledge, positive relationships and best-in-class product execution.

The role will require leadership and management of the category segment across the vast portfolio of Hasbro brands including Peppa Pig, Nerf, Playdoh, My Little Pony, Monopoly and many more. Proactive collaboration and co-ordination with other segments of the business will also be required for an integrated and cohesive approach.

To find out more and to apply, click here.

Simba Smoby UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Simba Dickie Group, is a growing top 20 toy manufacturer in the UK (NPD) with a sales and marketing office in Marlow. With a strong portfolio of brands covering most toy categories with huge opportunities still to explore, the company is seeking an eCommerce manager. Simba Smoby UK says that its mission is to fulfil the potential of the group’s brands and products in the UK, and is looking to expand its sales team and take the company’s Amazon and eCommerce business to the next level.

The ideal candidate will grow Simba Smoby UK’s eCommerce business sustainably and profitably, and be expected to develop the online channel, working across all functions of the business to ensure optimisation of sales revenue.

To find out more or to apply, click here.

With new range introductions including Magicube Full Color, Magicube Shapes, Supercolor Panels and a completely updated Mechanics range made from 100% recycled plastics, Geomag is looking for a sales agent – East of England, to support the fast-growing business with the company’s independent customers.

The company is on the lookout for a well-established agent who has good relationships in the region. The Geomagworld range is a trusted and exciting product to work with and would make a great bolt-on agency to an agent’s existing portfolio.

To find out more and to apply, click here.

Houghton McKenzie is seeking candidates for a territory sales manager role for a leading toy company client. The vacancy is to cover the South East region, predominantly London and the surrounding areas, managing an existing portfolio of retail accounts, many of which are Toymaster members, plus several key retail accounts in the area.

Candidates should be proven and proactive salespeople with an energetic and enthusiastic attitude, ideally from toys or related categories; however, candidates from other categories with a good level of sales experience and a proven track record in building strong relationships with retail accounts may be considered.

To find out more and to apply, click here.

Recruitment options

Further roles are advertised on the Toy World website and daily newsflash, where job seekers are advised to check the recruitment section regularly for the latest vacancies.

Companies looking for staff can place ads tailored to individual specifications online within 24 hours and enjoy daily exposure on Toy World’s popular email newsflash, plus front-page visibility on our website for the duration of the ad placement. Print ads are also available.

To discuss your requirements, get in touch with Mark Austin


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