Hasbro - Assoc Manager Inventor Relations

by The Bloom Report | 2022-03-28

Do you have what it takes to identify world-class toy ideas? Can you spot raw creative talent when you see it? Do you thrive in building authentic business relationships? Are you passionate about play and its value? If this resonates with you … we need to talk!

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We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual who can join our team as a Global Inventor Relations Associate Manager for toys located in the Pawtucket RI area.

As one of the largest Play & Entertainment companies in the world, we're looking for someone who will lead internal and external relations across multiple toy categories and deliver a consistent 'best in class' pipeline of ideas that feeds the business's strategic needs, fueling our game categories and brands.

In this position, you will lead global discovery, manage relationships, and convert ideas into licensed contracts. You will support licensing negotiations, grow existing innovation networks, and be a part of a team who creates the industry’s next generation of toys and games. As a change agent you will find and create obvious and not so obvious play opportunities for an amazing portfolio of new and existing brands. You will consistently find ways to add speed, agility, and efficiencies within our organization.


A day in the life:

Support Hasbro global strategy for Inventor Relations and drive this strategy's execution.

Manage important existing inventor relationships as well as identify and help grow new networks aligned with evolving the business.
Establish Hasbro as the number one destination for toy and game experiences and manage data, analytics and insights to deliver a highly innovative toy concept pipeline.
Partner with all consumer products Design & Marketing Leads, striving to understand their immediate & future needs.
Advocate for new toy innovation and monitor the progress of inventor concepts through the development process, providing swift and practical feedback to external inventors.
Creatively negotiate terms for new licenses and partnerships.
In partnership with Hasbro's legal department, innovate new business models and business terms with emerging partners and resources
Manage travel schedule, maximize meeting time while traveling, and maintain virtual connections globally.

What you'll bring:

3+ years of experience in Product Invention, Product Development, and /or Product Engineering, or equivalent experience.
2+ years experience working directly with the toy and game inventor community preferred.
Experience in building global relationships and partnerships
A strong knowledge of toy creation across multiple consumer categories and a sincere passion for the toy and games business, its history, and its future!
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
A high level of organization and ability to navigate internal systems to document and communicate effectively and efficiently.
An inspiring and enthusiastic way of presenting and fostering interest in a product.
Passion and an interest in some travel and lots of networking
Degree in Business, Engineering, Design, or equivalent product development/marketing experience.

Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

Date: Mar 26, 2022

Location: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, US

Company: Hasbro

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At Hasbro we’re changing the face of play and entertainment. We’re looking for people who want to explore, experiment and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.

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