Senior Manager, Toys


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038 New York, NY, US, 10036

General Business
Los Angeles





The Senior Manger, Toys has an opportunity to work across the entire Paramount portfolio with some of the most iconic properties in entertainment including but not limited to Nickelodeon brands like SpongeBob, PAW Patrol, Dora, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yellow Stone, Star Trek and many others!

We are looking for someone who will be in charge of managing specific toy categories with the goal of meeting or exceeding predetermined revenue targets and growth objectives and ensure successful launch of products. The Senior Manager will drive collaboration with cross-functional collaborators to ensure successful development and implementation of toy category business initiatives.

Come join our team!



  • Work together with the Director of Toys to formulate category strategies to meet and exceed our long-term brand plans and financial goals.
  • Identify, develop, and implement new business initiatives in the assigned categories.
  • Analyze, pitch, and negotiate new business deals and seek opportunities for growth across new product categories and retailers.
  • Drive all quarterly forecasts and business reviews with licensees. Monitor sales results to ensure revenues meet budgetary goals.
  • Serve as primary driver to provide support, information, and materials for licensees to improve development of new products and continued retail expansion of existing products.
  • Collaborate with Consumer Product business leaders, Franchise, Press, Global Creative Group, Finance, Operations, International Market Leads, Standards, and Legal to drive the category business strategies across all Paramount franchises.
  • Collaborate with Retail Development teams to track performance, address issues and launch strategies. , Ensure licensees are up to date on all major retail initiatives and are actively pitching products for all key seasons throughout the year.
  • Lead daily communication with Global Creative Group to coordinate all product development goals, including product approvals and any rush requests.
  • Manage day to day relationship with licensees including contract management.
  • Maintain knowledge of current industry trends and competitive landscape to share with wider organization and adapt key toy strategies where needed.
  • Maintain weekly updates with internal and external collaborators to track performance, address issues and launch strategies.
  • Liaison with creative team and partner through product development and approval process.
  • Ensure licensees deliver product line suitable for core category & brand values.
  • Liaise with retail teams to ensure the line delivers against key partner requirements.
  • Prepare product presentations for retail development team and internal staff meetings.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years working in licensing/marketing/Consumer Product role
  • Robust understanding of Paramount’s brand position and retail environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Line Management Experience


Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of the e-commerce landscape preferred
  • Goal setter to strives to meet department objectives and develops operational plans and processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and organization
  • Leads or contributes to complex projects and develops efficient solutions
  • Flexible and able to adapt to diverse projects and competing priorities



Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.




Hiring Salary Range: $100,000.00 - 120,000.00. The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles