Licensing /Senior Licensing Executive (Japanese speaking)

Industry: Entertainment / Media

Specialism: Corporate Planning / Business Development - Business Development

Central,Singapore SGD 3,000 - 4,000 (Negotiable)

About Company

Our client is a Japanese entertainment company producer of collectible card games and trading cards, publisher of mobile apps and games, promotional items and many other venues, which was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Tokyo

Job Description

- To acquire IP (intellectual property) rights from external companies to collaborate with our trading card games
- Ensure that license acquisition is in line with the development and production of our trading card games
- Source and identify new business opportunities from companies whose IP will fit into our games
- Negotiate and execute new/renewable license agreements to comply with contractual requirements for product titles and maximize revenue opportunities
- Negotiate royalty and minimum guarantees with companies for their IP
- Create and manage licensing business documents, process and records in both Japanese and English, including, but not limited to, licensing agreements / contracts administration, rights management, product release calendars, tracking of payment and royalties, facilitating of additional copyright licenses as necessary

Job Requirements

- Candidate must possess at least Diploma/Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in any field
- At least 2 years of work experience in a relevant field
- Minimum JLPT N1, or possess experience with use of Japanese in business settings preferred in order to liaise with Japanese speaking associates
- Sensitive to cultural and linguistic nuances
- Excellent at schedule management and multi-tasking
- Adept at working both independently and in a team
- Effective decision-making skills, strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
- Meticulous and attentive to detail
- Has basic knowledge of games and/or anime
- Open to work on some weekends/public holidays for Company events
- Open to travel overseas for business trips when required