Licensing Executive

Manchester, Salary:Negotiable

About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

Social Chain Media creates reactive social-first content for millions of our followers every day, using the latest technology to drive strategy and the right minds to inspire creativity.

As a Licensing Executive, you will be working across our portfolio of brands such as Student Problems, Love Food, GameByte, and much more. You will be responsible for securing the best user-generated content across the web enhancing our content offering. In addition, you will be assisting in building/maintaining relationships with creators relevant to our brands and license their content for use across our portfolio.

Your success will come from being a team player, utilising your strong communication skills and initiative to enhance the team capability in identifying and securing new and exciting content for our audiences.

Candidate Requirements

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Following the licensing process through Trello boards 
  • Tracking licensed content and keeping a record of this in spreadsheets and files 
  • Regular admin
  • Developing relationships with creators in the space to acquire a license to use their content 
  • Work on new ways to acquire content; building the submissions process. 
  • Serve your assigned brand with 360 service including:
    • Content sourcing
    • Content acquisitions 
    • Rev-share negotiations
    • infringement takedowns

Additional Info


  • Strong organisational skills.
  • The ability to follow existing processes 
  • Project management skills. It’s important that you be able to prioritise your workload.
  • Excellent communication skills allowing you to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.