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Job: Intellectual Property & Brand Licensing Officer – National Portrait Gallery

Intellectual Property & Brand Licensing Officer
Full-time, 40 hours per week
£31,000 per annum
Site and Home based, initially 2 days onsite per week

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or are currently contributing to British history and culture; the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world. With around 2 million visitors each year prior to temporary closure for the Inspiring People project and a strong national and international presence through touring exhibitions and special projects, the Gallery is one of the country’s most important and popular galleries.

The Gallery generates an important part of its own running costs from a variety of commercial activities and has developed a high profile Rights & Images function, which comprises brand and image licensing and Intellectual Property (“IP”) expertise.

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our Rights & Images team as Intellectual Property & Brand Licensing Officer. Reporting to the Picture Library Manager, the post holder is responsible for the management of IP information throughout the Gallery, offering IP advice, training and support to colleagues, and working with the external brand licensing agent, leads and develops the Gallery’s Brand licensing programme to maximise revenue for the Gallery.

The successful candidate will be a highly organised, creative individual with demonstrable experience and success in an IP/copyright or licensing role, ideally within the cultural and heritage sector.

This is an excellent opportunity for a commercially minded self-starter to work for one of the country’s most important and popular galleries, assisting in the generation of vital income.

Why work at National Portrait Gallery?

The National Portrait Gallery offers a variety of exciting opportunities to learn, develop and grow in your career. We recognise the value each individual brings to the organisation to achieve our ambitious plans and are dedicated to developing and rewarding our staff.

We offer all our employees a competitive benefits package including:

•   Membership of the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (PCSPS)
•   Generous annual leave allowance
•   Interest free season ticket and bicycle loans
•   Rental deposit scheme
•   Membership of the Civil Service Sports & Leisure club
•   Access to independent, low cost healthcare schemes
•   Employee assistance programme 
•   Free entry to many UK museums, galleries and exhibitions
•   Staff discounts on purchases in online shop
•   Professional & personal development opportunities

To apply and view the full job description, please follow this link .

Closing date for returned applications is 9:00am on 6 March 2023

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