Brand Licensing & Partnerships – Sales


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Position: Director of Sales – B2B Brand Partnerships

Are you a sales hunter? Looking to move to a new industry where partnership deals are the thrill? We want to talk to you.

Established, highly dynamic strategic brand licensing partnerships group of The Valen Group is seeking a sales hunter. We are looking for a strong relationship maker to connect represented client brands with partners who can develop amazing new products. We seek out the right people who have a strong cultural alignment to ours. We set clear expectation and deadlines, do what we say and find a way to make it happen. You do not need to have Brand Licensing or Partnership experience, we will train you in our process.

Valen Group Strategic Brand Licensing group has an excellent opportunity for a motivated salesperson. You must be hard-working and have a strong desire to succeed to meet our expectations. Demonstrated success in selling B2B services with experience selling Fortune 500 or large organizations. Ability to navigate complex organization to find the decision-maker, build trust and overcome adversity to change. Selling to consumer products marketers is a plus. We are looking for exceptional hunting skills and someone who wants to grow and be rewarded for their results.


  • At least 2 years’ experience with demonstrated B2B sales success
  • Open to coaching and being the best sales technician you can be
  • Comfortable with using/trying new technology


You should have a tremendous desire to earn over your current income. You must have prior annual earnings (salary and commission/bonus) of at least $40,000 to $50,000 and have a tremendous desire to earn up to $75,000-$100,000+ a year. We have a professional, creative environment that is suited to those who like to be involved on the cutting edge of sales and marketing methods. We use online systems to coordinate and collaborate, such as a CRM and MS Teams Platform. In this era of content driven sales and marketing, social media and visual design experience to support practice building activities with the market is a desired plus. We are customer driven, excellent communicators and work well together as a team. If you have been held back from making rain and want control of your own destiny in an entrepreneurial environment, this position is for you.

Successful team members

  • Have a bias for action
  • Are goal-oriented and results-driven
  • Focus on the client-experience
  • Crave excellence in their work
  • Can work within a big company client structure and thrive within an entrepreneurial culture
  • Communicate openly, honestly and constructively
  • Good writing skills (argument and grammar) and oral communicator
  • Embrace technology critical to business management and sales (i.e. CRM, LinkedIn, video web conferencing)

Position Summary

This position is responsible for revenue generating activities and client management for the firm including sales, sales materials development, relationship management and identifying/negotiating long-term brand licensing partnerships. This is a high impact, highly visible position with growth potential because of delivering licensees to clients.

Valen Group Brand Licensing provides a base salary with compensation heavily weighted toward delivering new clients and believes in the investment in and development of its people.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • 1-3 years experience in B2B sales with demonstrable success
  • Achievement oriented to drive leads and tenacity to close deals
  • Organized, focused and self-starter, strong work ethic
  • Experience developing and presenting compelling presentations
  • Business negotiation skills
  • College Degree is required, MBA is a plus

About Valen Group Strategic Brand Licensing

The Valen Group is ranked a Top 25 Global Licensing Agency according to License! Global and are committed to growth. We have successfully operated for over 20 years. We worked with some of the worlds’ most iconic and interesting corporate brands such as Red Robin, Tree Top, Rust-Oleum, Fazoli’s, IHOP, Martha Stewart, On The Border and Biltmore Estate.

The Valen Group offers employees a competitive compensation, 401K, profit-sharing, health plan and training to its employees and believes in the investment in and development of its people. The Valen Group conducts employment and education verification, background checks, reference checks and other prudent hiring practices to validate candidate information.

If you want to realize your potential and fulfill your ambition while making a difference for clients, The Valen Group is the firm for you.

Qualified candidates will need a completed file for us to move forward with submission of a resume and cover letter submission.

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