Pokémon Searching for Market Development Manager, New Media Sales

Date December 3, 2014

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Market Development Manager, Media Sales (New Media)

Pokémon is a cultural icon and seeking to continue to grow its brand through the licensing of content, especially for new media platforms. This expert will be based in the Bellevue, WA office of The Pokémon Company International (TPCi).

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level & display your abilities to research, develop, negotiate and implement new business deals – this is the opportunity for you!

To succeed in this role, you will need to be an outstanding verbal and written communicator, collaborative, analytical with prior experience researching, developing and pitching new business opportunities in the evolving world of new media channels and platforms. Experience in other areas of content or product licensing would be a plus!

The core capabilities we are seeking include the ability to:

  • Research and analyze new or evolving markets for TPCi leveraging strong quantitative analytical skills.
  • Identify, define, and analyze consumer trends across major markets and/or platforms.
  • Create compelling, persuasive presentation materials to communicate key learnings and recommendations to senior level executives.
  • Manage deals from negotiation through to contract execution while fostering a collaborative relationships with International TCG Sales , Media Production, Marketing, Legal, and Brand Managementto ensure successful execution of strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the whole team in the development and execution of key global growth initiatives – particularly as they relate to new media platforms, new business opportunities and geographic expansion.

Our ideal candidate will have 5 years of experience in entertainment, new media and/or licensing as well as an MBA or the equivalent combination of experience with a degree in business.  This position will require intermittent domestic and/or international travel.

Please contact:  Chris Englin, Big Wave Recruiting, chris@bigwave.com

Interstate Distributor Co., Seeking Director of Compensation in Tacoma, Washington

Date September 24, 2014

idcInterstate Distributor Co. is seeking a world class leader who is passionate about designing innovative compensation programs that lead to improved employee outcomes. This leader will work across the enterprise, but especially with the CEO and CFO, in designing industry leading pay programs that help make Interstate the employer of choice for our Driving Associates.

Trucking is very competitive and this role will require someone who takes winning seriously but is even more passionate about our Drivers and their role in making this the Best Trucking Company in America. Above all we take our foundational principles very seriously: Safety First, Service Always, and Operational Excellence. If these things are important to you too and you have the skills described below, let’s talk. Read the rest of this entry »

Zillow Searching for a Benefits Manager

Date September 24, 2014

ZillowZillow’s Benefits Manager is responsible for the planning, management, and administration of our benefit programs including health and wellness; life and disability insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts, COBRA, FMLA, Ergonomics and other offerings. The role also acts as our case manager in overseeing leave guidance and administration. This is a key role in our HR team and we are seeking someone with a passion for employee benefits, and health and wellness.

Key Responsibilities

Benefits Policy Design and Implementation

Design, implement, and maintain unique and competitive benefits packages.
Continually look for new and innovative opportunities for us to promote health and wellness to our employees through technology and gamification offerings.
Manage the annual renewal of benefits and ensure that the renewals process is communicated effectively. Includes facilitation of annual benefits pricing and design effort or periodic plan reviews in partnership with our broker and carriers.
Provide and administer annual budget and forecasts for all benefit plans. Manage all benefit vendors ensuring adherence to service level agreements and resolution of any issues. Compile, review and audit monthly benefits invoices. Read the rest of this entry »

D.A. Davidson creates new role for Compensation Specialist/SHRBP in Seattle

Date September 24, 2014

d a davidsonThis is a senior HR business partner position with the Human Capital Department at D A Davidson providing advisory and client relationship management coverage to divisional clients. This role would also manage several key compensation processes and initiatives for the firm. As part of the Human Capital team, this role will allow for the individual to provide both talent management and analytic support for clients, in addition to creating and executing on various human capital priorities broadly for the firm. Key elements of the role include the full spectrum of talent management processes (new hire integration, performance management, promotions, manager effectiveness, compensation, employee relations, and organizational reviews and other annual processes). The role will report directly to the Director of Human Capital. Read the rest of this entry »