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Pink Poppy - Sales Agents Wanted (Children's Fashion Accessories and Gift Industry)

Pink Poppy (an Australian Company in the Children's Fashion Accessories and Gift Industry) is looking for the right people to grow their business in NSW around the North and South regions.

Established in 1987, this Australian owned company has been bringing to the Australian and International Marketplace a broad range of children's fashion and gift product, sold through Department, Apparel, Gift and Toy Stores, along with Pharmacies and News agencies.

Pink Poppy are seeking real sales drivers who have experience in dealing with a variety of independent store owners. The roles will see opportunities to leverage these accounts for a long-term win-win relationship. Hungry for business, the right candidate will make the most of every opportunity and seek ways to maximize results.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the sales and overall management of your Territory. Your key duties will include sales to existing customers and business development. You must have the ability to work autonomously and, country travel of one week per month is required.

To be successful in this role you will need to be energetic, results orientated, possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), fully understand the sales and customer service process, and enjoy being part of a dynamic team. A proven sales record in FMCG, fashion, grocery, pharmacy, apparel, toy or gift channels will be considered an advantage.

If you have the above skills and experience, the Team at Pink Poppy would love to hear from you. Please email your resume to benphung@yipose.com.au
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-05-20

Hasbro - Brand Manager - Nerf

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https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3859439847/?refId=L6UOTBU%2FQLOdtjyLq19FKQ%3D%3D&trackingId=L6UOTBU%2FQLOdtjyLq19FKQ%3D%3D

About the job
At Hasbro, our mission is to entertain and connect generations of fans through the wonder of storytelling and exhilaration of play. We’re looking for adventurous and curious people who want to explore, experiment, and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative, and highly committed individuals for 100 years and we believe the best is yet to come.

Are you ready to have a blast? The NERF Global Marketing team has an opening for the next outstanding global brand marketer! You will play an active role in crafting insightful product strategies and creative go to market stories for one of the most recognizable and multi-generational toy brands in the world. Ideally you are a strategic & entrepreneurial leader with an ambitious spirit and curious mind. Creativity, ingenuity and financial acuity will help you build foundational insights on how to grow the business; and a strategic approach will help us gain alignment on new key initiatives as we build our portfolio of partners. We are looking for a leader to bring insights on what’s new and cool for our multifaceted consumer with the ability to translate those opportunities into new revenues streams for the business. Being a consumer of media and a fan of pop culture is a requirement.

A day in the life of a Brand Manager of Global Brand Development & Marketing:

As a digital-first problem solver, innovative consumer marketer, and brand developer you will help lead the global product development and marketing processes, line planning activities, and brand strategy for the new product categories within the Nerf Portfolio. In this role, you will:

Demonstrate strategic and creative thought leadership and apply consumer and social insights to drive product innovations. You are an internal influencer who can put thoughts into action
Partner with cross-functional teams (design & development, packaging, engineering, demand planning, costing) to complete key brand initiatives, including finding innovative ways create incremental growth opportunities.
Assist in the creation of consumer facing assets for advertising and marketing messaging.
Provide timely and consistent communication of brand activity and key information to internal business partners.
Partner with regional marketing teams to understand business needs, retailer trends & challenges, share methodologies, identify growth opportunities, and provide guidance on local plans.
Lead the development of the Nerf go-to-market product strategy and supporting marketing materials.
Ownership and navigation of all internal systems and processes to ensure product lines are set up for success with a focus on accuracy and timeliness.

What you’ll bring:

Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience supporting a fully integrated marketing program, or equivalent
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising or related field, or equivalent
MBA preferred
Proven ability to leverage insight into strategy & innovation
Ability to collaborate cross-functionally
Strong project management abilities
Digital first mindset
Business and financial acumen including analytical skills

Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements, and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year-round, Paid Vacation Time and holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving and Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-05-12

IMC Toys Seeking VP of Sales, US & Canada

IMC Toys is seeking a VP of Sales to join their team and help grow their presence in the US. IMC Toys US is a subsidiary of IMC Toys Spain. https://imctoys.com/en-us/careers

The team is small and dynamic, made of self-starters that truly enjoy the start-up nature of the company. Each day is something new as the foundation is built in the US market, setting the company up for future growth. Under the direction of the Chief Commercial Officer (Spain-based), the VP of Sales builds and executes the growth strategy for all US and Canada accounts. The role is home-based with a requirement of regular travel to accounts with occasional travel to the global headquarters in Barcelona. This is a great opportunity to join the IMC Team in an exciting and dynamic role while we continue our growth in the US Market!

Responsibilities

• Expand upon business plans and strategy (short and long-term) for the territory and how it fits within the North American market
while aligning with global business objectives

• Manage P&L for accounts and improve profitability across the subsidiary

• Spearhead the joint business planning process alongside merchants and planners, strengthening business relationships and
propelling sales with a strategic vision

• Orchestrate go-to-market strategies for product launches and influence the product development cycle with targeted
recommendations based on industry performance and trends

• Oversee communications between retailer and internal teams

• Drive US and Canada forecasting activities to shape the budget and inform demand planning and production processes, while also
developing demand planning strategies in collaboration with international teams to accurately forecast and manage inventory
procurement, ensuring operational accuracy and financial efficiency

• Demonstrate strong people leadership skills while mentoring sales team and setting them up for success with strategic direction and
support as needed

• In addition to direct reports, lead and influence other teams within the organization to maximize performance

• Champion initiatives between cross-functional teams including local and international to ensure strong positioning for our brands

• Deliver profitable and sustainable growth across all channels

• Monitor retailers’ promotional spends to ensure cost of business goals stay within range

• Display very strong problem-solving skills while inspiring others to be solution-oriented

• With assistance from Business Manager, report on the business to HQ while giving insights to help global strategies



Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance or related field

• Minimum of 10-15 years of experience working for CPG companies with toy experience required

• Proven track record of building long term strategic plans

• Self-starter that is highly motivated and understands the US Retail landscape

• Multiple-channel sales management experience preferred

• Understand retail financial metrics and comfortable with negotiating vendor terms

• Excellent organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Strong analytical skills

• Willing to travel up to 40%
https://imctoys.com/en-us/careers
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-04-25

Mattel - Lead Product Designer - Vehicle Design

The Opportunity:

Mattel is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Lead Product Designer to join its Vehicle product design team. The group is focused on creating new product opportunities for the Vehicle division; by understanding the consumer, trends and innovation that are then translated into successful product. This involves creating and communicating toy concepts in 2D and/or 3D models to design and marketing management. The ideal candidate will possess proven product design experience showing ability to work on challenging and fun Vehicle products as well as ideating new concepts.

What Your Impact Will Be:

Actively generate new opportunities to enhance the brand.
Execute on Product, Graphic, and Character Designs.
Design and develop playsets, feature vehicles, and diecast vehicles
Builds consensus between members throughout the design process.
Partner with Development Design, Engineering, Packaging and Cost Engineering to insure product integrity and marketing objectives.
Daily communication with Asia partners.
Present and communicate their concepts to the internal design/marketing management and external licensor.
Manage design and development with other disciplines within the company including model makers, sculptors, as well as frequent approvals and interactions with licensors.

Qualifications

What We’re Looking For:

Experience in play patterns, hot toy trends and quick prototyping.
Must be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and 2D computer programs.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Adobe Creative Suite proficiency.
Knowledge of material and manufacturing process.
Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
Ability to project manage and problem solve.
Ideal candidate will exhibit interest and knowledge of the current toy trends.
Portfolio demonstrating strong design excellence.
Personal attributes required:

Artistic and passionate about 'Play'.
Self-motivated, efficient, proactive and organized.
Professional maturity and the ability to assimilate constructive criticism.
Embraces a hybrid workplace, works well both virtually as well as in person.
Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Product Design, Toy Design or related field
7+ years professional Toy Design experience
Must include link to online portfolio

The annual base salary range for this position is between $94,400.00 and $133,000.00.
**This range is indicative of projected hiring range, however annual base salary will be determined based on a candidate’s work location, skills and experience.


Additional Information

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Mattel we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

How We Work:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower generations to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
We execute: We are a performance-driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best-in-class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.
Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy and family entertainment company and owner of one of the most iconic brand portfolios in the world. We engage consumers and fans through our franchise brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO, Masters of the Universe, Matchbox, Monster High, MEGA and Polly Pocket, as well as other popular properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include toys, content, consumer products, digital and live experiences. Our products are sold in more than 195 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies.

Mattel is recognized as a Great Place to Work™ and as one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2022.

Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/ and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers.
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-04-11

Mattel - Staff Product Designer - Action Figures

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Mattel is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Staff Product Designer to join its Action Figures design team. The group is focused on creating new product opportunities for the Action Figures division; by understanding the consumer, trends and innovation that are then translated into successful product. This involves creating and communicating toy concepts in 2D and/or 3D models to design and marketing management. The ideal candidate will possess proven product design experience showing ability to work on challenging and fun products as well as ideating new concepts.

What Your Impact Will Be:

Actively generate new opportunities to enhance the brand.
Execute on Product, Graphic, and Character Designs.
Design and develop playsets and action figures
Builds consensus between members throughout the design process.
Partner with Development Design, Engineering, Packaging and Cost Engineering to ensure product integrity and marketing objectives.
Daily communication with Asia partners.
Present and communicate their concepts to the internal design/marketing management and external licensor.
Manage design and development with other disciplines within the company including model makers, sculptors, as well as frequent approvals and interactions with licensors.

Qualifications

What We’re Looking For:

Experience in play patterns, hot toy trends and quick prototyping.
Must be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and 2D computer programs.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Adobe Creative Suite proficiency.
Knowledge of material and manufacturing process.
Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
Ability to project manage and problem solve.
Ideal candidate will exhibit interest and knowledge of the current toy trends.
Portfolio demonstrating strong design excellence.
Artistic and passionate about 'Play'.
Self-motivated, efficient, proactive and organized.
Professional maturity and the ability to assimilate constructive criticism.
Embraces a hybrid workplace, works well both virtually as well as in person.
Bachelor’s degree in Product Design, Toy Design or related field
7+ years professional Toy Design experience
Must include link to online portfolio
Demonstrated a growth mindset by staying curious and continuously learning, embracing challenges, and improving themselves.

Click here https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=d08f558a8b111c92&fbclid=IwAR0__nmT3cSuTOWpK_HALtudYqs5CUcFav8zUIobv3IPytHltTJXhzynwmE_aem_AebM1z_CbAdDSe6z0QgxeMlk6oDXGzV6_HszbOK7lqT7QPWkWgSCKNp7hnRpbnSRRMpffxDn_VOAXhdqAGrLOdpt
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-04-09

Spin Master - Create never ​​​​​​​ending fun in an ever growing sandbox.

Explore Your Future with Spin Master! Full-Time and Student Positions available. Search by job type and location to find the perfect fit for you. https://www.spinmastercareers.com/global/be
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-04-03

Round-up, from Intern to Senior Designer

This Week at Coroflot Some plum positions at SharkNinja, Infantino and more!

https://www.core77.com/posts/131677/Industrial-Design-Job-Round-up-from-Intern-to-Senior-Designer-%E2%80%94-This-Week-at-Coroflot
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-04-02

THE OP EVENTS & MARKETING COORDINATOR

Full-time Marketing Services Team Manager position available with Carlsbad, CA-based board game company.

Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000

Reports to: Marketing Services Manager

Status: Full-time

Location: Carlsbad office - Hybrid schedule

APPLY HERE https://usaopoly.isolvedhire.com/iframe/1132310.html

Summary: The Events & Marketing Coordinator works closely with internal teams to coordinate events (conventions, sales and trade shows, special events, and other events) and marketing needs. This position coordinates all aspects of event planning including logistics, booth inventory and materials, rentals, shipping, staff and volunteer scheduling, event-related sales materials, event promos, and vendor relationships.

Interaction: Interface with key department personnel: Marketing, Product Brand Management, Sales, Operations, and Customer Support. Work with outside parties including licensors, advertisers, sponsors, media, agencies, and consultants.


Priority Ranking:

Coordinate events & tradeshows - At the direction Marketing Services Manager, follow through with event-related logistics and execution.
Marketing team support - Act as a general coordinator for the marketing team for shipping, communications, and other responsibilities as determined by manager.

Responsibilities:

Events

Coordinate annual events, timelines, and plans
Execute on event budgets based on parameters set by the Marketing Services Manager and Director of Marketing
Monitor and reconcile invoices and individual event budgets
Provide event recap including photos, sales, and feedback (where appropriate)
Coordinate and facilitate event-related contract negotiations
Negotiate rates and secure group hotel blocks and meeting spaces
Manage on-site executions including staff schedules, booth set-up/dismantle, rentals, labor, inventory, special events, and raffles
Coordinate with sales team to determine product needed for various events
Coordinate shipping and drayage to and from all events
Coordinate staffing and volunteer lists and schedules for each show
Submit creative requests for all event collateral, signage, etc.
Work with graphic designers and editors on event marketing materials
Create event timelines and checklists to manage workflow
Manage relationships with outside vendors and partners, including production companies, decorators, unions, and exhibition companies
Maintain event files and document all events for future reference
Marketing Coordination

Assisting the marketing team with planning, brainstorming, presentations, file organization, meeting note-taking, and other support tasks
Shipping of product from warehouse to various media and influencer contacts

Time Distribution:

40% - Event planning & management
30% - Marketing team support
10% - Meetings
10% - Reporting and presentations
10% - Travel & on-site events management

Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in tradeshow & events planning
Ability to travel for events, including weekends
Experience with tabletop games and/or entertainment industry
Comfortable with technology, knowledge of Airtable a plus
Required Skills:

Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong collaboration skills to resolve issues through patience, empathy, and positivity
Strong problem-solving abilities
Team player who is also able to lead with a professional demeanor
Ability to perform under minimal supervision
Effective multitasker with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
Preferred Job/Industry Experience:

Knowledge of collectible, toy, or board game industry preferred.
Knowledge of pop culture (film, TV, comic book, graphic novel, anime, video game, tabletop game, literature, toys, collectibles) required.

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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-03-20

Khole Monroe Taylor ideas

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SJ Kids: If you could create a new toy, describe it.
My toy would be a robot dog that talks, does your homework and gives you ice cream.

Talia Medlin, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be a toy dog that talks. If you are sad, you can talk to the dog. Then the dog could cheer you up.


Vianey Bravo Enriquez, Grade 4, Keizer

It would be the color light blue. It would have two blushes on the side of its face. He would be 8” tall. It would be a bunny and have buck teeth. His name would be Toy Bonnie.


Eric Gibson, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could make a toy, I would make a box that you can pull anything out of it. Here are a few things that would be in it. There would be a cat or a dog or a bird, but I would not pull two things out at the same time.


Brayden McBride, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a toy, it would be a new airplane that is a remote control so you can drive the airplane.

Brooke Muir, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy it would be a remote control car that goes really fast. It will go 4 mph without turbo. Oh yeah, it will have turbo!

Ethan Herring, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be a machine that can make all the games in the world for Xbox One. And it could make controllers.

Carter Hatfield, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy I would create a unicorn horse toy that could fly. It can fly because it is a unicorn horse. And if you want to know how it can fly, it is because it has a motor.


Jasmine Hill, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be a robot butterfly. You could control it like a robot but it would look and fly like a butterfly. It would come in all colors also some you could paint to pick your own colors.

Jetta Mowrey, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a toy it would be a wolf and on command it would howl and walk and do tricks.

Peyton Tupper, Grade 4, Keizer

If I were to create a new toy I would make a toy baby. He would travel by rolling around on three wheels. It would swing its elbows around and say, “Mama.” It would scare away all the girls. All the boys would buy them and I would be a millionaire. It would be made of wood and plastic.

Logan Bowlby, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy it would be a robot making Minchin. You will put blocks and memory chips in it to go and if you put wheels in it, it will go on wheels.

Troy Turner, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could make a toy, it would be a mini ATV but with tracks. It could go on water and land. It would be radio controlled with strong underwater fans on the back for water speed. It would have super traction and go really fast. It would be able to climb steep cliffs and be big enough to fit a mouse in the seat. It would be strong enough to push a 12-foot boat on a trailer.

River Shepherd, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be an airplane that if you moved your hand it would make it stay up.

Ethan Hurtado Shore, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be a talking bear. It would be a pink bear with a red bow.

Perla Diaz, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy it would be a remote control airplane that writes words in the sky but in the clouds! Or I would make a mini car that kids could drive on the real road!

Jenisa Canchola, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it will be a giant Godzilla that will destroy the whole entire world and the Godzilla is 2 feet tall. You can build the world and then Godzilla steps on the world.

Agustin Chavez, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy I would create an indestructible robot toy that would never break and can talk. It would be gray and have a lot of tools and will be really strong. It will even do my homework! It would walk like a real human. It would have really good joints and will fly.

Isaiah McBride, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be a polar bear that is really skinny like a pencil. It would be skinny because it will also be a black marker.

Lluvia Vargas, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be a tank. It would be dark green.

Griffin Dunn, Grade 4, Keizer

If I were to create a new toy, it would be a watch that you would put on a dog or a baby that would make it talk.

Gabe Linville, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a toy, I would make a stof bragger.

Alicia Buhrman, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be a really fast roller coaster. I would name it the Blast Faster because it would be the fastest roller coaster in the world. It would come with a thousand tracks and you could design it however you want.

Destiny Rodriguez, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would talk to me, play with me and tell me when to do my homework and tell time.

Carlos Gracida Hernandez, Grade 4, Keizer

If I could create a new toy, it would be called The Toy Shelf. It would be a huge shelf with all the Littlest Pet Shops in the world. They would also all be organized.

Cheyenne Marshall, Grade 4, Keizer

I would create a robot shark that you can control inside so you could go exploring underwater

Mario Martinez, Grade 6, Stephens

I would create a big box with lots of games, toys, and movies in it so when I don’t have time to play with my brother, he can play in the toys. Also I would make the toy colorful and inviting.

Karalina Matskevich, Grade 6, Stephens

I would make a robotic bear that acts like a normal bear.

Caleb Grasec, Grade 6, Stephens

I will invent a Barbie (a pretty one) and then give it life so it could be a girl’s best friend.

Jennifer Garibay, Grade 6, Stephens

If I could create a new toy, I would create a life-sized robotic unicorn I would fly. The unicorn can even sing and dance to the music you play.

Madison Haines, Grade 6, Stephens

If I could create a new toy, it would be a kitten that does the things that actual kittens do (eat, sleep, do their business, meow, etc.). It would come in many different colors depending on what the child’s favorite color is (including crazy colors like green, purple, pink or even red). It would become children’s favorite toy in no time!

Isabel Mejia, Grade 6, Stephens

Another toy I would create is “the help bot” which goes around helping people.

Cyntia Cardozo, Grade 6, Stephens

If I could create a toy it would be an action figure that could shoot lasers from his eyes.

Antonio Meza Rojas, Grade 6, Stephens

If I could make a toy it would be for moms. It would be a backpack and it would have magnets on it and a purse, where the two would link together or beep when the two are close or are near each other.

Cynthia Lor, Grade 6, Stephens

If I could build a new toy it would be a cooking toy. When you cook a fake piece of food it comes to life. It would be called “cook real.”

Crystal Montero, Grade 6, Stephens

If I could create a new toy I would make a toy that makes more toys. I would name it “the toy maker” and all the toys the toy maker made would help you with your chores and homework. And instead of batteries, the toy maker would run on potatoes.

Ruben Escabor, Grade 6, Stephens

If I could invent a new toy, it would be any animal you prefer that helps you when you’re hurt. For example, if you get a cut and need a band-aid, just open your stuffed animal’s stomach and band-aids and more will be there for you.

Elaine Pham, Grade 6, Stephens

The new toy I would invent would be an animal distractor. It would distract your dog or cat if it bugs you. It would hold out a ball of yarn or play chase with your pet. Be careful. It may try to tickle you!

MeiLi Olson, Grade 3, Chapman Hill

I would make a toy robot that cleans my room. As it cleans my room I could read to it or it could read to me.

Maeve Morris, Grade 3, Chapman Hill

I would make a toy helicopter that would fly around my room. It would drop Skittles into my mouth every hour that I was reading.

Gavin Endler, Grade 3, Chapman Hill

The toy would be a pen that you draw with. Then your drawing becomes real.

Haley Sanders, Grade 5, Cummings

A bike that charges your phone when you pedal it.

Chelsea Ramirez, Grade 5, Cummings

A toy robot that can do your homework and clean your room and only your fingerprints makes it work.

Isaiah Myers, Grade 5, Cummings

A toy watch that you speak into and it gives you what you ask for.

Logan Bain, Grade 5, Cummings

It would be a walking, talking phone.

Caleb Wiggins, Grade 4, Englewood

For the toy thing I will make a bunny that poops out chocolate. It will be called the Cool Bunny.

Emma Etheridge, Grade 5, Englewood

I would make a swimming, flying, driving remote-control car that has super long range and can go all over the world.

Gavin Gipson King, Grade 2, Englewood

If I could invent a toy it would be called Together in one Toy. You have two people in the toy together your choice. You can ask it a question about the two people and it will give you an answer. In conclusion I would love to invent that toy.

Kaleena Kessinger, Grade 5, Englewood

I want to make a Luigi toy. It would say something like WHOO when you press the button on his back.

Victor Medina-Lopez, Grade 2, Englewood

If I were to make a new toy it would be a dog toy and I would call it a Dirty-Sock Toy. When dogs chew on it, it sprays a very stinky spray that the dog loves and it will never chew your stuff again.

Elisabeth Rich, Grade 5, Englewood

A Robotic Horse: To Ride to School. And it has lasers and a cannon that shoots a tiny rock but it’s made out of candy and chocolate. It has a fake sword and it eats actual hay. It’s like a real horse!

Charles Turner, Grade 2, Englewood

Action figure Army men that move, talk, and fight. They are going to be bad that can fight each other when you say, “Fight!” There are other fighters who are aliens and are good.

Roberto Garibay, Grade 2, Englewood

I would make a cartwheel. I will make a person out of plastic. Then I will put a button on it too, and if you push it it will cartwheel.

Serenity Gay, Grade 2, Englewood

If I made a new toy it would have paint blue fire coming out of its mouth. It would have blue fire on the end of its tail. It is black. It would move its neck and make a sound. It is Mega Charizard.

Gavin Chavez, Grade 2, Englewood

If I could make a new toy it would be a big robotic controlled crab that could move and fly, turn into an airplane, and run. I would make it because it would be like flying a remote controlled airplane but way cooler. And I would make it so it could talk and swim. Another reason I would want to make it is because it would entertain people.

Kele Foust, Grade 2, Englewood

I would make a Shovelwuble. It would look like me, the same size and If you are at the beach or anywhere else and you need a shovel just say “shovel” and it will appear! If you are bored it will turn into anything you want! If you are hungry, say “food” and what you want to eat and it would appear!

Sophia Carlson, Grade 2, Englewood

If I could create a toy, it would be a duck and it would say “Go Ducks.”

Jovanny Cortes, Grade 5, Washington

If I made a new toy I would make a solar-powered car. It would also have a solar-powered control. The car could do wheelies. It could drive as fast as 8 mph. Also, the car is named velocity.

Audric Albarran, Grade 5, Washington

If I could create a toy, it would be a Nerf drone. It would be able to spy.

Kaleb Place, Grade 5, Washington

I would create a submarine with a remote control that could go under water and it could go up to the surface. Also, you have to change the battery every week and you could turn on the camera and the flashlights so you could look at the fish.

Ian Ramirez Carlos, Grade 4, Four Corners

I would create an eagle that flies and I would ride on it and we could go anywhere like Paris or New York or Miami or California. I don’t need a car to ride or airplane and we could go to the zoo.

Daniel Lokebol, Grade 4, Four Corners

I will create a robot that you control and that could turn into anything you want it to be like an animal or any electronic.

Carlos Ramos Mariel, Grade 4, Four Corners

I would create a spy helicopter that is remote controlled so you could spy on people and you could control it from a computer.

Erik Nieves, Grade 4, Four Corners

I would create an airplane that has cameras and it is so tiny that people can’t see it and I would fly the tiny airplane to outer space.

Adrian Hernandez, Grade 5, Four Corners

I would create a WrestleMania action figure. When I press a button it moves, talks, and sings all the WrestleMania songs.

Atyes Atarino, Grade 5, Four Corners

I would create a flying unicorn. That way I can ride it every day.

Jayme Rivera, Grade 5, Four Corners

I would create a little puppy so I can play with it. The puppy can talk and bring things to me.

Rosy Islas, Grade 5, Four Corners

If I could create something, I would create a phone that turned into a computer.

Andrea Garcia, Grade 5, Four Corners

The toy that I would make is the hot dog maker. It would be a little robot that would make a hot dog.

Jonathan Duarte, Grade 6, Straub

If I had a choice to make any toy in the world, it would be a mini robot that can transform into a big human-size robot that can do literally anything you tell it to except bad things.

Calum Collins, Grade 6, Straub

I would make a toy that could clean up for you. So you can play with your other toys more.

Talia Perez, Grade 6, Straub

My toy would be a snow maker, because if kids live in the desert, they get no snow. So if they want snow, just press the button and snow.

Zane Goldberg, Grade 6, Straub

My toy would be a mind reading mini fridge. You open the door, and the only food you’re thinking of is in there.

Brent Martin, Grade 5, Sumpter

I would like a hologram that would go to school for me.

Alex Lowe, Grade 5, Sumpter

If I could make a new toy, it would be a Fluffy Plush, which is a fuzzy ball with a face and is blue. It would have a button inside, so if you squeeze it, it will shout “IIEE!”

Robbie Martin, Grade 5, Sumpter

If I could create a new toy it would be a personal robot that does all your chores and homework for you.

Katie Curtis, Grade 5, Sumpter

It would be a Friend Bot. It would do anything. It is 5 feet tall and is awesome. It can create money, play catch with you and make other toys!

Jayden Blosser, Grade 5, Sumpter

A remote control helicopter that is life-size so you can get in and fly yourself anywhere.

Boston Ralston, Grade 5, Sumpter

I would create a toy called the Brother Bot S-13. It could do anything, but its main function is when my brother annoys me, he throws him outside!

Cheyenne Stalfire, Grade 5, Sumpter

If I could create one toy, it would be a car that runs on its own, that can turn into a plane and fly around the room.

Alexis Gerspacher, Grade 5, Sumpter

If I could make any toy I would make a robot that would be like a real sister. She would help me with my homework.

Kendrey McGath, Grade 5, Sumpter

I would make a toy to do all my homework. Do you know how awesome that would be? It would also tell me everything that I need to know.

Chris Rogers, Grade 5, Sumpter

My new toy would be a horse that poops out ice cream and it’d eat the ice cream, then it would poop out gold and eat the gold, then it would poop out a motorcycle and we’d aaaaall ride away.

Oscar Kreutz Gallardo, Grade 1, Valley Inquiry

I would create a toy that would clean my room.

Josue Acosta Jimenez, Grade 1, Weddle

The toy I would create would be LaLa Boop doll. She has a pink dress and would dance and sing.

Layla Alba, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a toy that would be green and look like 10 boxes. It would have a lid that opened and out pops candies.

Erica Arovich, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a toy that could clean my room in 20 seconds and if I told her to put all the toys in the closet, she would.

Helen Bernal Lagos, Grade 1, Weddle

A cool truck that would run and run without batteries.

Adelyn Carter, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a toy that would jump and be fun to play with in my room.

Antonio Contreras, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a toy that would be a cleaning machine to clean my room, because it needs to be clean.

Lucy Corrales, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a toy that would be a big butler that would clean my room and do my chores.

Audrey Davis, Grade 1, Weddle

The toy I would make would do my homework and clean my room.

Karsten Dunn, Grade 1, Weddle

The toy I would make would be a robot. It would clean the yard and do all the dishes.

Aiden Follett, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a toy that would give you kisses, hugs and hold you, too.

Michael Garibay Zesati, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a doll as big as me and dressed as a ballerina. Her name would be Makenna and her dress would be pink and purple.

Makenna Gering, Grade 1, Weddle

The toy I would create would be a toy that would find cool stuff under the ground and would make beeping sounds when it found something.

Adrian Greene Orta, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a toy horse that would be brown and it would take me to school.

Aracela Hernandez Russell, Grade 1, Weddle

The toy I would create would be a toy that can walk and could read you stories.

Sarah Kalugin, Grade 1, Weddle

The toy I would create would be a toy that would make more toys.

Romeo Mata, Grade 1, Weddle

I would create a fake banana made with strings on the outside and inside would be a real banana. I could play it and make music.

Leanne Mudong, Grade 1, Weddle

A car that would be very colorful and have fire coming out of the sides.

Brooklynn Stewart, Grade 1, Weddle

The toy I would create would be a robot that cleans everything for you.

Joshua VanDyke, Grade 1, Weddle

I would make a toy that would climb walls and have claws to protect you.

Aryana Vasquez Centeno, Grade 1, Weddle

The toy I would create would be a toy cat. It would climb and run really fast. I would pick it up and pet it.

Angel Wooley, Grade 1, Weddle

I would make a dog that you could charge. You could play as if he was a dog. If someone is bad he would make a noise.

Angelina Cortes, Grade 3, Auburn

If I could invent a new toy it would be a little box with the red button on the outside of the box and all the rest of it would be blue. I would push the button and it will make the season change. There would be a little button on the other side and when you push that one it will make a different kind of weather all around you. If someone pushes the season button, it would be that season for the whole week. You have to say what kind of season or weather you want and it would do it.

Autumn Dimick, Kindergarten, Bud to Blossom

I would make a toy that could help sick people get better and back to normal. It would look like a rainbow.

Carley Petersen, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a toy it would look like a bubble and it would turn into anything you say.

Elise Countryman, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could make a new toy, I would make a robotic teacher mannequin. She would help you with your homework.

Grace Kirksey, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a robot dog. The robot dog would act like a puppy or a grown dog and you could also train it and teach it tricks. It would be great for people who are allergic to dogs.

Hailey Fountain, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create the anti-gravity simulator which could disable gravity within a five foot radius.

Isaiah McKinstry, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a robotic animal that could do anything a human could do. That way it would be like hanging out with a real person! There would be different gender and animal choices. It would be really smart so it could even do your homework!

Jia Israel, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would name my toy “no cats in the house.” It would be a toy that is shaped like a box and when you press a blue/pink button, it would take the form of a dog and it would bark, walk, run and do tricks. I think it could teach kids responsibility.

Jordyn Carver, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could make a new toy, I would make a robot that could entertain you and he would be able to do your homework.

Joseph Wavra, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would make a big treasure chest and a key so nobody would take your stuff.

Thatcher Ohmart, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I created a new toy, I would create a robot made out of metal. The robot would be big and would do whatever I wanted it to do.

Averi Erickson, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would make a toy that dispenses chocolate. All you would have to do is all of your chores.

Cody Warren, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a robot to help the elderly. Meaning, it would make breakfast, lunch and dinner. It would also play games and read out loud to the blind. The robot would also help walk the elderly.

Elliana Rodriguez, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a life-size TARDIS and it would teleport to the past and the future.

Jaimon Chaney, Grade 4, Kalapuya

My toy invention would be a robot called “Chore” and he’d do all of my chores from cleaning my room to taking out the trash. I’d just play video games all day long.

Jameson Lathen, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could make a new toy, I would make a robot that could do anything in the world, anytime, anywhere. It would have a square head and a square body. Its arms and legs could stretch. That’s the new toy I would make.

Jocelyn Hawkins, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I built a toy it would be a chore robot so I could watch TV.

Keyanna Harrington, Grade 4, Kalapuya

It would be a ballerina that could spin and dance, just like me.

Kiana DeLeon, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would make a toy that when you draw on certain paper, it turns into the thing that you draw or glows in the dark.

Makiyah Holder, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a robot that is named Ziggy. It would be really smart. It would not be hurtful; it would be a helpful robot that could build anything.

Mason Murray, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would make a robot that when you press a button, it jumps into a ball and flies.

Maximus Yermachenkov, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a toy that I could play with when no one else wanted to play. Except I wouldn’t need it because I already have a cat.

Paisley Sparks, Grade 4, Kalapuya

The personal bot. It will be your alarm and if you don’t get up, it will spray water in your face. At school when you drop your lunch, it will clean it all up and get you a new one. Also, if someone takes your wallet, it will race towards them and get your wallet back.

Pardis Ahmadi, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a kid airplane and you could fly in it.

Remington Gray, Grade 4, Kalapuya

It would be a robot that could do my homework and then turn into a giant chocolate fountain.

Ryan Watson, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could make a toy, it would be a dog that was very much like dog but no one would be allergic to it.

Sofia Stonebrink, Grade 4, Kalapuya

It would be a bionic super robot! It would be made out of copper and metal and it would save people!

Sophia Phegley, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a basketbot. A basketbot is a robot that plays basketball. It would help me practice. It would pass to me so I can shoot the ball and play one on one. I will win.

Tommy Slack, Grade 4, Kalapuya

My toy would be called A.U.T.T. (Age of the Toys). The A.U.T.T. would scan your toy and tell you how old it is.

Jackson Colyer, Grade 4, Kalapuya

My toy would be a robot that helps you with anything.

Drew Zohner, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a toy, I would create an assistant robot to help with laundry and housework.

Avery Searle, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a toy that would work, I would make a robot that would do my homework so I could do my housework.

Brennan Parker, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a new toy, I would create a toy that would clean your room. It would fold up so small that it could fit in a small space.

David Harvey, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a new toy it would be a crayon smasher. It would smash crayons and mix colors together. It would also flatten the crayon out for side coloring.

Dustin Chalton, Grade 4, Kalapuya

A toy called Landon that could help you with anything. Also he could hover over ground and could go anywhere!

Dylan Fast, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a new toy it would be a homework machine. It would run on a battery and you would need ink, like a printer. Also it would do all your homework.

Garret Manus, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would make a Lego model of a Lego robot and make it work to find different types of treasure.

Isaac Yoakum, Grade 4, Kalapuya

It would be a toy helicopter with arms and could get you food, turn your favorite TV show on, and vacuum your entire house in 30 minutes!

Jacob Poissant, Grade 4, Kalapuya

My toy would be the Awesome Robot 3000. My toy would do chores for you just in 10 minutes!

Jake VanOtterloo, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a toy I would make a toy that would play games with you. There would be a chip for each game. It could play sports or anything else.

Joshua Knowles, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a new kind of football helmet that has night vision in the big space on top. So then you can play in the dark better.

Josiah Hill, Grade 4, Kalapuya

The toy I would create would be a blue and purple marker and a crayon marker that can glow in the dark. It could be washable too. All you need is different colors of crayons.

Judith Jade Mallari, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a cat toy that acts like a real cat. It would come in three colors: black, white and orange. It would sleep, eat, follow and meow.

Lindzee Schaefer, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a toy, I would make a robot that would help with school work and homework.

Logan Moskal, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I were to create a new toy it would be something that had a remote so you could push the name of the place you wanted to go and you’re there.

Madison Wilch, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would like to create a toy about soccer because I love soccer. I think it would be like hand soccer instead of feet.

Makenzie Shambaugh, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a new toy it would be a toy that could play with you if you had no one to play with! It could help you with your homework too. That’s the toy I would create!

Mia Crow, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would like to make a mini basketball hoop that would have a ball returner with every NBA team on the backboard all around.

Noah Schaffner, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would create a big remote controlled spider so I could freak out my brother without being seen doing it.

Paisley Torres, Grade 4, Kalapuya

My new toy would be a new electric robot that would be able to clean my room, prepare food and help me do homework so you don’t have to do it all yourself.

Roman Castronovo, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could invent a new toy it would be a toy that could store your pencils, markers, erasers and colored pencils that would show you multiple backgrounds by flipping a switch. The backgrounds would be white with a thin black outline so you could color it in. Plus, once you ran out of backgrounds, you could go get a new pack at the store.

Ruby McNamee, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a new toy it would be one toy that you could talk to and whatever you said it would do or be. So every kid would have one toy.

Savannah Johnson, Grade 4, Kalapuya

I would make a robot dog. It would be metal and magnetic. It would act like a real dog by fetching magnetic bones, barking when someone comes to my house and many other things.

Sydney Edmiston, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a new toy it would be a robot that can play basketball and all the sports with you. The robot could teach you all the stuff for each sport. It also could clean your room and make you food.

Tyler Rock, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a toy, I would make an action figure that could turn into a mechanical pencil. It could write on paper.

Tyler Scott, Grade 4, Kalapuya

If I could create a new toy it would be a teleporter. It would take you to the past.

Xavier Santoyo, Grade 4, Kalapuya

My new toy would be a new dollhouse and the size would be one meter. It would have two elevators and six bedrooms and two kitchens. It would be the best dollhouse ever and the elevator would move up and down!

Shelby Berkey, Grade 2, Schirle

I would pick a robot and would give it some legs and some arms and it would walk and talk. It would have silver and some gray and a little bit of white. Then after I am all done, I would play with it. It would help me do my homework so I can turn it into my teacher. Then I would be all done with my stuff.

Dazy Guzman, Grade 2, Schirle

The new toy that I’m going to build is a remote-control man. It looks like a warrior with a shield and a sword. There’s buttons on it. You tell it what to do!

Jensen Colvin, Grade 2, Schirle

My new toy would be a jumping shoe and it will jump as tall as me. It is purple and pink!

Ramsey Ebert, Grade 2, Schirle

I would create a new video game called Survive. In the game, you would survive from gummy bear villains by eating them up!

Cole Dodson, Grade 1, Schirle

My toy would be a boomerang that shoots water balloons so that if you miss your friends they will still get wet when the boomerang comes back.

Evan Mckinney, Grade 4, Scott

If I created a toy it would be a robot that would do all my chores.

Cruz Garcia, Grade 5, Scott

If I created a new toy it would be a flying car.

Jaycub Valdivia, Grade 4, Scott

If I created a toy it would be a robot Batman that helps people when they are in trouble.

Micah Rader, Grade 4, Scott

If I could make a toy it would look like a can with handmade arms and legs and it would do your homework for you.

Haylee Romero, Grade 4, Scott

If I could create a toy it would be a small box that you can play games on and it also makes pies.

Billy Strom, Grade 5, Scott

My toy would be called Bodyguard and it would look like a giant dog. When it senses danger it would transform into a bodyguard and take care of the danger.

Nick Cruz, Grade 5, Scott

If I could create a toy it would do stuff like give you money and candy and pop and your own pool.

Eli Pike, Grade 3, Scott

If I could make a toy it would be a puzzle game game that helps people learn. They would learn English, math, writing, and reading.

Joseph Branco, Grade 5, Scott

A lizard that is powered by M&Ms and draws pictures.

Adrian Crider, Grade 5, Myers

A bear that is so cute but whatever you want it would get it for you. It will do anything.

Moriah Chavarri, Grade 5, Myers

I would create a toy where you could make your own friend on a computer and they could play with you.

Sara Jaffe, Grade 5, Myers

I would make FbF 2000. It is a Football Field 2000. It connects to the football to see where the ball was down.

Josh Pikl, Grade 5, Myers

If I could make a toy, it would be an exo-suit that lets you jump high and makes you slide far. It would come with mag-gloves that let you stick to magnetic surfaces.

Malikhi Holloway, Grade 5, Myers

It would be a box. But it would have a button speaker. Once you speak into it (like say you said “stuffed animal”) then you press the button and the box turns into a toy of your choice.

Rylee McKinney, Grade 4, Myers

It would have a big toy robot, so if you don’t have a friend, press the friend button, and it would play whatever you would like to do. It can also be your best friend.

Keely Stone, Grade 4, Myers

It would be a vanquish device so you could go through time to vanquish all your enemies! (evil laugh)

Liliana Bratcher, Grade 5, Myers

Well I would create a robot that looks like me because I’m too cool for school and what it would do is: break dance, get all of my homework in, be the cool kid and, last but not least, it would make me look good in front of people.

S.J. Hunt, Grade 5, Myers

If I could create a new toy it would be a mini Elvis Presley toy and when you push the button it would play all of his songs.

Ryder Story, Grade 4, Myers

If I could make a new toy it would be ... Perry the Plateaus! It would be a crime fighting agent.

Ashton Simmons, Grade 5, Myers

I would create a donut maker. What it will do is tell you what donut you want and there is your donut.

Matt Cerda, Grade 5, Myers

If I created a toy it would be a little flying robot that was just big enough for you to see. And the controller would have a screen so that you could see what the robot was seeing.

Jeremiah Pinkerton, Grade 5, Myers

I would create a flying toy that you can actually get on. It would have 30 seats and it would be covered like a flying car. It would have a lever to move. It would actually have all the things to drive it and you can play inside.

Abigail Barajas, Grade 5, Myers

I would make levitation fuzzy socks so your feet can be warm and you don’t have to walk everywhere.

Kylee Albers, Grade 5, Myers

I would create a potato launcher that launches potatoes up to 50 feet.

Camryn Winterst, Grade 5, Myers

I would create a robot that could choose clothes for school.

Monste Lopez, Grade 5, Myers

I would invent an action figure that you could set down and then say “bipity bopity boo” and it would come to life. I would call it the Bipity Guys.

Vaughan Tippets, Grade 4, Myers

If I could create a new toy, it would be a chicken nugget toy. This is how it works: You can fry it so it tastes crunchy or you can eat it toasted or just regular and the part that you bit will come back like 20 times and when you get to the middle, then a Slam City guy is in it like John Cena or Kane or Randy Orton and other ones.

Anthony Gonzalez, Grade 3, Sacred Heart

My toy would be a machine that would shoot out soccer balls and then you kick the soccer ball.

Juan Rios, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

If I could create a new toy it would be an Army guy with bombs and it would throw them at you.

Thomas Bischoff, Grade 3, Sacred Heart

The toy I would like to create is a cross between a transformer and Easy-Bake Oven. Both boys and girls can play with it. The oven transforms into a robot and it shoots tasty treats.

Sasha Nagy, Grade 3, Sacred Heart

A new toy I would create would be a homework monkey. It would do all of the work that you do at home.

Nyeelah Brown, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

If I could make a toy, it would be a little toy demonater and it would shoot out candies or toys and sometimes both. It would shoot out a prize for your first time using it.

Brooke Harmon, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

A small stuffed panda that can turn invisible when you say its name. To make it seen, say its name twice and it will reappear. You will never lose it and your dog will never chew it.

Jaiden Collazo, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

I would create a talking robot that could do your chores for you.

Josie Schultz, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

I would create a ball that you can turn into different shapes.

Frances Lear, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

If I could make a new toy, it would be a lunchbot 3,000 and it would make me free lunches.

Bryce Harmon, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

I would invent a T-rex that is all blue with some purple on it. It would be big and you ride on it.

Sofia Contreras, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

If I could create a new toy, it would be a remote control car with four wings and four legs.

Aldair Cruz, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

My toy would be an action figure of three toys put together. The toys would be Batman, Buzz Lightyear and SpongeBob. It would control your parents’ minds so they never say no to you.

Olivia Traeger, Grade 4, Sacred Heart

I would create a toy bed that turns me into a mermaid.

Isabella Benjamin, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy Nerf gun that when you pull the trigger you turn into Hulk with powers.

Kellen Bowman, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a robot chicken that turns into a phone.

Aza Caraway, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy of my dad that saves the world.

Katelyn Clevenger, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy can-robot so if you turn on a switch it goes and if you turn a switch the other way it stops.

Autumn Clinton, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy candy that would make me into Batgirl.

Soraya Goeson, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy that turns me into a flying unicorn.

Moriyah Gonzalez, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy that turns you into a mermaid.

Olivia Jenkins, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy costume that has a rocket in it.

Devyn Johnson, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a dress, shoes and wings that become real.

Joanna Li, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy candy that if you eat it you will turn into Elsa.

Ellyanna Lindquist, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy candy that turns me into a candy.

Jonah Strunk, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy owl that spits out hot lava.

Seth Sweeney, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy candy that when you put it in your mouth, you turn into whoever you want.

Summer Wiley, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy cloak that turns you invisible.

Jacob Wollman, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy Baymax that turns into the armored Baymax.

Jeffrey Zambrana, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy Lego that turns into Lego Simpson’s House.

Koldyn Zunck, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy crumbs that turn the whole world into Elsa.

Julia Tucker, Kindergarten, Salem Academy

I would create a toy that is a touchable optical illusion. Something that would be interesting even for adults.

Santiago Blanco-Mills, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

If I could create a toy it would be the hover bike. It would be the toy sensation that’s sweeping the nation.

Martin Lopez, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

I would make a toy that launches footballs into a field goal post, but you have to aim it yourself.

Anthony Saltarello, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

I would make a toy called the chore-o-bot that would do your chores.

Caiden Cummings, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

It would be a castle builder. It would make your dream castle or home.

Samuel Schindler, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

I would create a Nerf gun that would be able to go 500 feet.

Sebastian Ramos, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

I would create a robotic giraffe that you could ride anywhere and you could pick fruit from the tallest trees.

Skyla Troxelll, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

If I could make a toy, it would be an animal or a baby that you have to take care of, or it would get sick.

Isabella, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

A machine that can slow time down so you can play more video games.

Luke Holland, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

My new toy would be called the “Piano-Teacher.” It would be able to teach you piano notes, all the latest songs, and more, in the form of a super cool black and white robot with a little piano attached to it.

Aidan Ayres, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy it would be a machine that would bring all the Star Wars characters to life.

Bridget Raffensperger, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy series it would be called the mini creations set. You could make mini world wonders such as the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, a limited gigantic cookie, and much more.

Ian Burchard, Grade 5, Queen Of Peace

If I were to name a new toy, it would be called “Broccoli Science; how to make and eat,” and it would be a kit with all natural ingredients and instructions on how to grow the broccoli.

Kyle Fromwiller, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

I would create a small box that could turn into a custom design water park.

Ella Mhoon, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

My toy would be a giant pillow with an iPad inside!

Renee, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

It will be a giant doll house that comes with many different toys. Plus it will have a secret place to hide your toys from your little siblings.

Jasmine Manuel, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

The toy would be a video game called “Super You.” You are a super hero that fights crime. You take a photo of yourself and upload it on the game.

Hannah Estrabo, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

I would make a toy that helps you with your homework.

Ismael Lopez, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

It would be called toys and robots. It would take metal planes, cars and ships toys and transform into remote control robots.

Marc Devaux, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

The toy I would create would be an auto assist to help you with controls on a gaming system like Xbox, PS3 or PS4.

Jacob Giruc, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy, it would be a robot which would scan your handwriting and it would do your homework in your handwriting!

Alex Cirocco, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy it would look like a lady that has blond hair and it would make money for the kids.

Maddy Carlson, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy it would be a robot brother and it would be your servant for life.

Belen Cedillo, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could make any toy it would be called Squdilly. It would be a squid with with a human face and it would be used to scare people on April Fool’s Day.

Ellie Fromwiller, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy it would be a robot genius and what it would do is it would do your work and homework.

Emily Lopez, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy, I would call it the Chocolate Walker and it would walk and do your chores.

Elisha Davison, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I had to make a new toy it would be a robot that only listens to your voice and only cleans your room. The robot will have one wheel, blue eyes, and super long arms.

Rachel Sever, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy it would be a toy that looked like a soda machine, but when my sister tries to get a bottle of pop, it will shrink her and trap her inside the bottle.

Liam Stanley, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could make a toy it would be a blue shoe that tap dances.

Tommy George, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I made a new toy it would be a chocolate dispenser and it would give you chocolate if you put a quarter in.

Eddie Hermmann, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy it would be a remote controlled dog but the best thing is that you could feed the dog your homework.

Kellen Hayase, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy it would be called the Homework Machine (TM). It would do all your homework for you.

Ben Cupani, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I created a toy it would be called the Cry Baby. It would be indescribably ugly and it would make kids cry (ages 0-3) by ugliness and a horrible sound.

Spencer Kowalski, Grade 4, Queen of Peace

If I could create a new toy, I’d grab my sister and we would invent flying shoes. When you put them on you’d be able to fly. Just try not to crash!

Ziba Mokalla, Grade 5, Queen of Peace

It would be Godzilla 2014 and he would roar and shoot his atomic breath.

Jason Kelly, Grade 4, Salem Heights

I would create a magical portal that would let you go into books!

Trystan Patton, Grade 4, Salem Heights

I would make a Create your own Toy! First, for example, you pick your toy like a doll or something, then you would pull a string and talk into it, making it copy your voice. Finally, you would design it!

Olivia Longoria, Grade 5, Salem Heights

I would create a toy robot that would do your homework and bring you snacks.

Marli Davenport, Grade 5, Salem Heights

If I were to make a toy it would be a robot that does your homework and reads book to you and goes to school for you.

Nevaeh DuHamel, Grade 4, Salem Heights

If I could make a new toy, it would be a remote controlled helicopter that says stuff so you could prank your friend.

Trevor Goldman, Grade 4, Salem Heights

If I could create a toy it would be a Ducks toy that could make the Ducks win all their games.

Matthew Gauntt, Grade 5, Salem Heights

I would make an everything-you-want ball. If you say “race car” to it, then you get a race car!

Makayla Meleason, Grade 5, Salem Heights

A robot spider to scare your parents.

Brody Sparks, Grade 4, Salem Heights

If I could create a new toy, it would be a big monkey that could talk and walk and babies would love it!

Mackenzie Larson, Grade 5, Salem Heights

I would make a toy pig that poops free bacon for breakfast in the morning so your mommy doesn’t have to spend time to make bacon. And so the bacon monster doesn’t get you.

Devin Wardell, Grade 4, Salem Heights

If I were to create a toy it would be a robot machine where you put in your homework in a mail slot then it writes the answers down on the paper and gives it back to you.

Nadia Ledesma, Grade 4, Salem Heights

It would be a robot bat that eats all the bugs in the house and feeds you cake.

Nora Cielo, Grade 5, Salem Heights

I would make an Internet ball. It would have free Internet (of course) and it would be the color blue and it would have a cord to plug it into your iPad (or iPod or computer, etc.).

Rylan Davidson, Grade 4, Salem Heights

I would make an iron man that can change into anything. Yes!

Conner Franklin, Grade 4, Salem Heights

One that helps you with hard times like math.

Lainey Geisel, Grade 4, Salem Heights

I would make a robot bath that would wash you and wash your hair and clean your body and dry you off and drain all by itself. Then it would get you dinner and put you to sleep. And it would go back in the bathroom and go to sleep itself and in the morning the boy would take a bath again. The end.

Kaylee Peschel, Grade 4, Salem Heights

If I could create a new toy I would make me because it is so cool to see me in the mirror and do what I do.

Elektra Baker, Grade 4, Salem Heights

It would be an action figure that makes bacon and money and does all my homework and protects me and looks like Santa Claus.

Anthony Evans, Grade 5, Salem Heights

If I made a toy, it would be a toy bat that could fly and talk to you.

Joseph Manring, Grade 4, Salem Heights

It would be a robot to do your chores and homework and it would play with you and it would protect you if you were in danger.

Draven Poole, Grade 4, Salem Heights

A tron that is called the Nerf chest. It is full of hidden adventures.

Aidan Lunceford, Grade 4, Salem Heights

The lasy tron 3,000. It has six boxes and they’re filled with food and it has a stand for electronics.

Ayden scalf, Grade 5, Salem Heights

The fluber friends: a group of dogs, cats, and turtles that can stretch, but can still go back to their regular shapes. It is also machine washer safe.

Ashlynn Steiner, Grade 5, Salem Heights

If I could make a new toy it would be a robot who did your chores and made me food.

Caleb Rydholm, Grade 4, Salem Heights

I would create a toy that does everything for you. For example, your homework.

Faith Maldonado, Grade 4, Salem Heights

If I could create a toy, I’d create a zebra print curling iron. It would curl my hair for me and still not burn me.

Hannah Fery, Grade 5, St. Mary

I would make a real light saber. It would not cut things. It would only feel like a foam sword.

Tristan Klascius, Grade 5, St. Mary

If I made a toy I would make it a toy microwave and instead of numbers it has letters. You would type in what you want and out it comes!

Allison Hendricks, Grade 4, St. Mary

I would make a laser blaster binkie for babies. Definitely.

Lucas Flett, Grade 4, St. Mary

If I could create a new toy, it would be a robot that could do your homework for you.

Tyler Fery, Grade 5, St. Mary

If I could create a new toy it would be a walking unicorn that would be a little maid and there would be a button that would be red with sparkles and when you pushed it it would scare bullies away. And another button would make the unicorn turn into anything in the world.

Reesey Budlong, Grade 4, St. Mary

I want to make a teddy bear that shoots lasers out of its eyes and does karate.

Garrett Callsen, Grade 4, St. Mary

I would make a video game called U.S. Army and you could drive tanks and Army jeeps. It would be like Call Of Duty but better. With more updates.

Dylan Wellborn, Grade 4, St. Mary

I would make a super blast rocket toy! It would blast up in the air and it would go 100 feet up or make a super duper deep hole underground by blasting underground. After blasting, it would come right back to you and it would start to slow down and you would be able to catch it without getting hurt.

Michael Duncan, Grade 4, St. Mary

If I could create a new toy it would be a stuffed unicorn that can store art supplies, Starbursts, jelly beans and Skittles!

Amy Martinez, Grade 4, St. Mary

I would make a giant unicorn that would fly on rainbows and eat leftovers from dinner so you wouldn’t have to eat it the next day. And bring you to a far away land during night so you won’t have to hear snoring at night.

Joshua Blish, Grade 4, St. Mary

If I could make a new toy I would call it a porter. It is an item that can teleport you anywhere you would want to go.

Luke Carlock, Grade 4, St. Mary

I would create a box that could turn into a football, basketball, soccer ball, create gym and airhogs, so you can see what is going on around you. It would be so cool!

Cody Ditter, Grade 4, St. Mary

If I could create a toy it would be a creeper from Minecraft and when you put your hand in front of it, the creeper would come to life and you would get diamond armor and a diamond sword. Then you would go to a Minecraft world and you would be surrounded by creepers. You would have to survive them and when you killed the creepers you could stay in Minecraft or return to Earth!

Adam Hilton, Grade 4, St. Mary

My toy would be made so that you could customize it to make it do whatever you want. You could even create your own creature!

Anna Welter, Grade 4, St. Mary

It would be called Drable. It is a double-headed dragon and each scale you push something happens. There are 100 scales and if you call in the next 24 hours you get it free and you get not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 of them free! Thank you for watching.

Aidan Klascius, Grade 4, St. Mary

I would create a lollipop that can change into any toy tractor, football, basketball, chocolate, Sour Patch Kids, a Nerf gun, baseball, skittles, pizza, hamburger, fries, basketball gym, hot dog and a real life farm with some cows, some horses, some pigs, some sheep, some bunnies, some cats and some dogs.

Casey Voltin, Grade 4, St. Mary

If I created a toy it would be called DONE! It would be a remote with a keyboard. Type something, hit the DO button and DONE.

Melissa Gonzalez, Grade 4, St. Mary

If I could create a new toy it would be a blank shapeless thing that would form into anything the buyer wanted including living animals or pets. You could even want money and would get it but that money would be all you get. You cannot want money makers because that would be bad for the government.

Ayden Murphy-Kirsch, Grade 5, St. Mary

If I could create a new toy, it would be a robot that could do homework and other chores for me.

Wyatt Zerkel, Grade 5, St. Mary

If I could invent a new toy, it would be a button that says “NO.” When you push on, it would say “NO.” So when your parents say, “Don’t say no to me,” you would get to say, “I did not say it, the button did.”

CeCe Baughman, Grade 5, St. Mary

If I could make a new toy, it would be a put together robot that would be real and would do anything you ask it to.

Colten Nussbaumer, Grade 5, St. Mary

My new toy would be a soft fluffy bunny that roars like a cow. It would be so soft to sleep with and the cow noise could wake up your brothers or sisters.

Tristan McMullen, Grade 5, St. Mary

If I could create a toy, it would be called Andre Bot 3000. It would be a a robot that is 3 feet tall and be a regular robot. It does your chores and you could play with it.

Andre Pelayo, Grade 5, St. Mary

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A list of 68 most profitable toy ideas in the world that have not been done yet futuristic like but feasible right now

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Here's a list of 68 futuristic and feasible toy ideas that could potentially be profitable and haven't been done yet:

Interactive holographic storytelling device: A projector that displays holographic stories that children can interact with.

Customizable robot building kits: Kits that allow children to build and customize their own robots with different functionalities.

Virtual reality pet simulator: A VR headset and software that simulates owning and interacting with virtual pets.

Augmented reality treasure hunt game: An AR game that combines physical and digital elements for a treasure hunt experience.

Modular magnetic construction set: Magnetic pieces that can be used to build various structures and shapes.

Smart plush toys with AI: Plush toys embedded with AI that can interact with children and respond to their actions.

Robotic animal companions: Lifelike robotic animals that can mimic real animal behaviors and interactions.

DIY electronic musical instrument kit: A kit that allows children to build their own electronic musical instruments.

3D printing pen for kids: A pen that extrudes plastic to create 3D shapes, allowing kids to create their own toys.

Interactive educational globe: A globe that uses AR to display information about different countries and cultures.

Build-your-own miniature city: A set that allows kids to build and design their own miniature cityscape.

Gravity-defying magnetic car track: A track that uses magnets to allow toy cars to defy gravity and perform stunts.

Gesture-controlled drone: A drone that can be controlled using hand gestures, making it easy for kids to fly.

Interactive storytelling robot: A robot that tells interactive stories and responds to children's questions and actions.

DIY science experiment kit: A kit that includes materials and instructions for children to conduct their own science experiments.

Modular robotic construction set: A set of modular robotic components that can be assembled into different robots.

Interactive learning tablet: A tablet designed specifically for children that includes educational games and activities.

Augmented reality coloring book: A coloring book that uses AR to bring the drawings to life.

Robotic coding companion: A robot that teaches children how to code through interactive games and activities.

Smart building blocks: Building blocks embedded with sensors and LEDs that can be used to create interactive structures.

DIY solar-powered car kit: A kit that allows children to build their own car powered by solar energy.

Interactive storytelling puppet: A puppet that tells stories and interacts with children through voice recognition and movement.

Educational robot pet: A robot pet that teaches children about responsibility and care through interactive games.

Magnetic levitation toy: A toy that uses magnetic levitation to float objects in mid-air.

Interactive LED drawing board: A drawing board that uses LEDs to light up and animate drawings.

Augmented reality science lab: A kit that uses AR to simulate a science laboratory for children to conduct experiments.

DIY robotic insect kit: A kit that allows children to build and customize their own robotic insects.

Smart toy car with AI: A toy car embedded with AI that can drive autonomously and interact with other cars.

Interactive storytelling wall: A wall-mounted display that tells interactive stories and responds to touch.

DIY electronic fashion kit: A kit that allows children to create their own wearable electronic fashion accessories.

Robotic companion for learning languages: A robot that teaches children new languages through interactive lessons and games.

Augmented reality puppet theater: A puppet theater that uses AR to enhance the storytelling experience.

Modular robotic pet: A robotic pet that can be customized and upgraded with different modules.

Smart building set with AI: A building set that includes AI-powered components for interactive play.

DIY renewable energy kit: A kit that teaches children about renewable energy sources through hands-on experiments.

Interactive storytelling mirror: A mirror that tells interactive stories and responds to gestures and voice commands.

Augmented reality dinosaur excavation kit: A kit that uses AR to simulate a dinosaur excavation site for children to explore.

Robotic companion for outdoor adventures: A robot that accompanies children on outdoor adventures and provides interactive games and activities.

Educational robot chef: A robot that teaches children how to cook through interactive recipes and cooking lessons.

Modular robotic vehicle kit: A kit that allows children to build and customize their own robotic vehicles.

Smart gardening kit for kids: A kit that teaches children how to grow their own plants using sensors and smart technology.

Interactive storytelling floor mat: A floor mat that tells interactive stories and responds to movement.

Augmented reality space exploration kit: A kit that uses AR to simulate space exploration missions for children to experience.

Robotic companion for bedtime: A robot that helps children with bedtime routines and tells bedtime stories.

DIY renewable energy vehicle kit: A kit that allows children to build their own vehicles powered by renewable energy sources.

Interactive storytelling lamp: A lamp that tells interactive stories and projects images onto the walls.

Augmented reality construction set: A construction set that uses AR to guide children in building different structures.

Robotic companion for learning math: A robot that teaches children math concepts through interactive games and activities.

Educational robot artist: A robot that teaches children how to draw and paint through interactive lessons.

Modular robotic space station kit: A kit that allows children to build and customize their own robotic space stations.

Smart toy car with AR: A toy car that uses AR to create interactive racing experiences.

DIY renewable energy home kit: A kit that teaches children about renewable energy in the context of building a model home.

Interactive storytelling bookshelf: A bookshelf that tells interactive stories and recommends books based on children's interests.

Augmented reality wildlife exploration kit: A kit that uses AR to simulate wildlife exploration expeditions for children to embark on.

Robotic companion for learning history: A robot that teaches children about history through interactive stories and games.

Educational robot musician: A robot that teaches children how to play musical instruments through interactive lessons.

Modular robotic underwater explorer kit: A kit that allows children to build and customize their own robotic underwater explorers.

Smart toy car with robotics: A toy car that can be programmed and controlled using a smartphone or tablet.

DIY renewable energy city kit: A kit that teaches children about renewable energy in the context of building a model city.

Interactive storytelling ceiling projector: A projector that displays interactive stories on the ceiling.

Augmented reality time travel kit: A kit that uses AR to simulate time travel experiences for children to explore different historical periods.

Robotic companion for learning geography: A robot that teaches children about geography through interactive maps and games.

Educational robot architect: A robot that teaches children about architecture and design through interactive building projects.

Modular robotic lunar base kit: A kit that allows children to build and customize their own robotic lunar bases.

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Doll ideas that will make lots of money that has not been done before

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Here are some innovative doll ideas that could potentially be lucrative and haven't been done before:

Modular Fashion Doll: A doll with interchangeable body parts, allowing for customizable looks and styles.

Eco-Friendly Doll: A doll made from sustainable materials and packaged in eco-friendly materials, promoting environmental consciousness.

Interactive Storytelling Doll: A doll that tells interactive stories through voice recognition and pre-programmed narratives.

Educational STEM Doll: A doll that teaches STEM concepts through interactive games and activities.

Augmented Reality Doll: A doll that interacts with a companion AR app, bringing the doll to life in digital form.

Robotics Doll: A doll with robotic features, such as moving parts or programmable actions, enhancing play and interactivity.

DIY Customizable Doll: A doll that children can assemble and customize, encouraging creativity and personalization.

Historical Figure Doll: A doll representing a famous historical figure, complete with educational background information and accessories.

Artificial Intelligence Companion Doll: A doll powered by AI that can learn and interact with children, providing personalized experiences.

Sensory Doll: A doll with sensory features, such as scents, textures, or sounds, to enhance the play experience.

Each of these ideas offers a unique twist on traditional dolls, potentially appealing to a wide range of consumers looking for innovative and engaging toys.



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100 ideas that have not been done yet toys to make it profitable games and collectible ideas

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Here are 100 innovative toy, game, and collectible ideas that could be profitable and haven't been done yet:

Toys:

Biodegradable Toy Blocks: Blocks made from biodegradable materials that encourage eco-conscious play.
Interactive Musical Plushies: Plush toys that play music and respond to touch or movement.
3D Puzzle Sculptures: Puzzles that, when completed, form 3D sculptures of famous landmarks or characters.
Inclusive Doll Line: A line of dolls representing diverse abilities, races, and cultures, promoting inclusivity.
Modular Robot Pet: A customizable robot pet that can be built and programmed by kids.
Sustainable Wood Toy Cars: Toy cars made from sustainable wood with interchangeable parts for customization.
Smart Talking Alphabet Blocks: Blocks that teach the alphabet and basic words through speech recognition.
DIY Solar-Powered Vehicle Kit: A kit that allows kids to build and race solar-powered toy vehicles.
Augmented Reality Play Mat: A play mat that interacts with an AR app to create immersive play experiences.
Eco-Friendly Science Experiment Kit: A kit with experiments that teach kids about renewable energy and sustainability.
Interactive Storytelling Globe: A globe that tells stories about different countries and cultures when touched.
Personalized Name Puzzle: A puzzle that spells out a child's name, helping with early literacy skills.
DIY Recycled Art Kit: A kit that uses recycled materials to create art projects, promoting environmental awareness.
Interactive Building Blocks with LEDs: Blocks that light up and interact with each other to create dynamic structures.
Customizable Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls: Dolls with magnetic clothing pieces that can be mixed and matched.
Educational Robotic Insect Kit: A kit that allows kids to build and program robotic insects.
Interactive Learning Tablet for Toddlers: A tablet with age-appropriate games and activities for early learning.
STEM-themed Board Game: A board game that teaches STEM concepts through gameplay.
Virtual Reality Adventure Kit: A VR headset and game that takes kids on virtual adventures.
DIY Electronic Music Kit: A kit that teaches kids how to build and play electronic music instruments.
Smart Building Blocks with Sensors: Blocks with sensors that respond to touch and movement.
Storytelling Robot Companion: A robot that tells stories and interacts with kids.
Interactive Learning Clock: A clock that helps kids learn to tell time through games and activities.
DIY Miniature Garden Kit: A kit that allows kids to create and tend to their own miniature garden.
Augmented Reality Animal Encyclopedia: An AR app that teaches kids about different animals.
Modular Toy Spaceship: A spaceship toy with interchangeable parts for customization.
DIY Paper Circuit Kit: A kit that teaches kids about electronics through paper circuits.
Interactive Talking Book: A book that reads aloud and responds to touch.
Educational Coding Robot: A robot that teaches kids how to code through interactive games.
DIY Renewable Energy Kit: A kit that teaches kids about renewable energy through hands-on experiments.
Games:

Collaborative Storytelling Card Game: A card game where players collaboratively create stories.
Interactive Mystery Board Game: A board game where players solve mysteries using clues and puzzles.
Escape Room Puzzle Game: A game that recreates the experience of an escape room in a box.
Educational Math Bingo: A bingo game that teaches math concepts through gameplay.
Strategy Game with Augmented Reality Elements: A strategy game that incorporates AR for enhanced gameplay.
Customizable Adventure Book Game: A book that doubles as a game where players make choices that affect the story.
Interactive Trivia Game: A trivia game that uses voice recognition to ask and answer questions.
DIY Board Game Kit: A kit that allows players to create their own board games.
Sensory Board Game for Special Needs: A board game designed for sensory stimulation and skill development.
Augmented Reality Card Battle Game: A card game that uses AR to bring the cards to life.
Educational Geography Game: A game that teaches geography through maps and trivia questions.
Storytelling Dice Game: A game where players roll dice to create and tell stories.
Interactive Music Memory Game: A memory game that uses music and sound cues.
DIY Escape Room Kit: A kit that allows players to create their own escape room challenges.
Trivia Game with Physical Challenges: A trivia game that includes physical challenges for players to complete.
Educational Word Building Game: A game that teaches spelling and vocabulary through gameplay.
Collaborative Building Block Game: A game where players use building blocks to solve challenges together.
Adventure Quest Board Game: A board game that takes players on an adventure quest.
Augmented Reality Treasure Hunt Game: A treasure hunt game that uses AR to guide players.
DIY Science Experiment Game: A game that combines science experiments with gameplay.
Collectibles:

Interactive Digital Collectibles: Digital collectibles that can be collected and traded online.
Eco-Friendly Collectible Figurines: Collectible figurines made from sustainable materials.
Modular Collectible Vehicle Set: A set of collectible vehicles with interchangeable parts.
Interactive Talking Collectible Cards: Collectible cards that talk and interact with each other.
Customizable 3D Printed Collectibles: Collectible figures that can be customized and 3D printed.
AR-enabled Collectible Coins: Collectible coins that come to life in AR.
DIY Collectible Art Toy Kit: A kit that allows collectors to create their own art toys.
Educational Collectible Trading Cards: Trading cards that teach educational concepts.
Interactive Virtual Pet Collectibles: Virtual pets that can be collected and cared for in a digital world.
Augmented Reality Collectible Figurines: Figurines that come to life in AR.
Customizable Collectible Jewelry: Jewelry pieces that can be customized and collected.
DIY Collectible Miniature Food Kit: A kit that allows collectors to create miniature food items.
Interactive Storytelling Collectible Bookmarks: Bookmarks that tell stories and interact with readers.
Educational Collectible Puzzle Pieces: Puzzle pieces that teach facts or trivia when assembled.
Modular Collectible Building Block Figures: Collectible figures made from building blocks with interchangeable parts.
Smart Collectible Stickers: Stickers that interact with a companion app to unlock digital content.
DIY Collectible Plant Kit: A kit that allows collectors to grow and care for miniature plants.
Interactive Collectible Keychains: Keychains that light up or make sounds when touched.
Augmented Reality Collectible Posters: Posters that come to life in AR.
Customizable Collectible Fashion Accessories: Fashion accessories that can be customized and collected.
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I am a Product Development Executive with expertise in building world class Product Development Teams for Designing and Manufacturing Retail Toys

I am currently open to new career opportunities and would love your help in spreading the word!
I am a Product Development Executive with expertise in building world class Product Development Teams for Designing and Manufacturing Retail Toys. I have had extensive travel to Asia and formed many long-lasting relationships in China regarding Factories, Model Shops, Tooling Houses, etc.
Over the years, I have worked with top companies such as Creata and Funko and delivered on several programs:
· Built a world class Product Development team to design and manufacture billions of Happy Meal Toys
· Led the team for over 7 years that designed, sculpted, tooled, and manufactured all the custom Skylander figures for Activision.
· My team designed several of the most impactful Funko programs over the past 5 years.
If you know of any opportunities in the Toy Industry, I would greatly appreciate an introduction.
Feel free to reach out via LinkedIn messages or email at tcarsello@gmail.com
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Munchkin, Inc. Director, Product Design

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The Director of Product Design leads new product strategy and enhancements for a new line of modern consumer products. Reporting to the VP of Product Development and Design, you’ll lead a team of designers to identify new opportunities, translate those opportunities into product requirements and partner with a top-notch team of designers, engineers, developers, and operation teams to create new products & features. Salary range: $165,000 - $185,000 DoE

Drive the product strategy and roadmap, leading a team of designers to ensure we achieve our short-term and long-term goals.
Responsible for ensuring product design is consistent with market trends, business strategy and ensures product quality and efficacy.
Develops and brings to market new and innovative products.
Evaluates, analyzes, and makes recommendations on products, designs, and cost improvements to improve the competitive position of the product and relays this information internally and to overseas operations.
Assists in creating detailed project plans and assures that the group and each individual has a clear set of goals and objectives.
Assures that the established goals for Product Development team are accomplished on time and within budget. Any unavoidable exceptions are communicated effectively and timely.
Reports progress against goals and schedules.
Assists in formulating budgets. Monitors, controls, correct and reports expenditures versus approved budget.
Meets managerial requirements related to Quality Systems and Design Control as well as any other requirement specifically designated by corporate or site policies or procedures. Assures that appropriate steps are taken to identify, prioritize and address quality problems.
Provides technical leadership and acts as a consultant to Product Development group members.
Assures that every group member establishes and maintains the technical skill level required to execute the Product Development programs.
Build a strong relationship with asia team to ensure smooth transfer of information and proper execution of product design.
Have a strong sense of manufacturability to streamline the design process.
Bring It!

10+ years of CPG product design experience with 3+ years of management experience. Experience w electronics and tech devices / components highly recommended
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple cross-functional projects.
Knowledge across the whole process of developing products from the concept phase through to development, regulatory approval, production and launch.
Business understanding and knowledge within the entire product lifecycle.
In depth knowledge within the industry including quality requirements and regulatory requirements.
Direct management experience w the proven ability to train, teach and lead others.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skill. Experienced presenter in corporate context.
Ability to improve situations with proactive problem solving skills and solution oriented negotiation skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in Design Engineering or related field (Electrical, Mechanical, etc)
We Got You Covered!

As a Great Place to Work Certified™ company, we are committed to offering the best to our employees. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision, dental, prescription drug coverage, life insurance, wellness benefits, generous employer-matched 401(k) plan, Paid Childcare Leave, among other benefit plans. Our total rewards are top of market and includes competitive salary, bonus and opportunities to earn equity. We focus on supporting employee development and growth.

We regularly hold social functions to foster a genuine camaraderie that enhances teamwork. At our company-wide award functions, we take time to recognize the talent and dedication of the people who make Munchkin the most loved baby lifestyle brand in the world.

To give our people flexibility, we offer hybrid work environment. Munchkin’s Hybrid Schedule is where an employee works in the office on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and remotely from home on Tuesday and Friday.

We also provide annual weeklong global office closures giving our people a chance to recharge.

Salary range: $165,000 - $185,000 DoE
Hybrid remote
Job type - Full-time
Location - Van Nuys, CA 91406
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Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Prescription drug insurance
Vision insurance
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Munchkin is one of the most innovative and fast-growing consumer product companies in the world! With over 320+ patents under our belt, we continue to create solutions that leave our customers asking, "how did I ever live without this?" Recognized as #8 on America’s Most Innovative Companies list by Fortune Magazine, innovation is the core of our company DNA and has been driving our designs for 30 years!

Founded in 1990, Munchkin has sold billions of dollars of products through our key retail partners: Target, Walmart and Amazon and has global distribution in over 50 countries. We are industry leaders in design and innovation with over 140 international product and brand design awards in the past 5 years and growing!

We lead with our core values and believe that investing in the community is our responsibility. We create opportunities for every child’s potential and well-being through the Radiant Colors program, work to create a sustainable future, and in partnership with the International Fund for Animal welfare have committed to animal conservation.

After 30 years of being a leader in the baby industry, Munchkin is growing up and expanding our business reach to even more consumers with the launch of Curio, a highly curated line of home goods inspired by curiosity.

There is no better time than now to join Munchkin as we embark on our next and biggest growth journey moving us into technology focused, higher valued products, and household consumer goods. Munchkin is growing up and you could be the next influential leader to play a key role in driving enormous customer-centered value and rapid growth.
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-01-20

Hasbro Senior Director, Board Game Design

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Location: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, US
At Hasbro we’re changing the face of play and entertainment. We’re looking for people who want to explore, experiment and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.

Summary

We are seeking a Senior Director of Game Design for our Board Games division. The candidate will lead our talented game design team in conceiving, developing, and publishing innovative board games. Leadership scope will include providing creative oversight to design work in addition to administrative activities such as balancing workloads, managing budgets, and executing a functional strategy.

What You’ll Do

Functional Leadership

Develop and execute a strategic vision for Game Design, ensuring all projects align with company goals, player expectations, and market demands.
Cultivate a deep understanding of our brand and business objectives, translating them into actionable plans for the Game Design team.
Represent the voice of Game Design in high-level meetings, ensuring alignment across all business functions.
Organizational Administration

Directly lead Design Managers, Principal Designers, and the broader Game Design team.
Set clear objectives, standards of quality, and foster a collaborative cross-functional culture.
Regularly review team deliverables, ensuring progress is practical, efficient, and aligned with product briefs.
Oversee the Game Design budget, ensuring optimal resource allocation and fiscal responsibility.
Innovation

Build a robust pipeline of game concepts, advising the team's focus and efforts on projects that align with strategic goals.
Collaborate with other senior leaders and external partners, ensuring Hasbro remains at the forefront of the game industry.
Facilitate the inventor concept intake process, cultivate strong relationships with the inventor community, and drive healthy decision-making for concept selection.
Remain informed on industry shifts, market trends, and technological advancements.
Encourage the transformation of insights into actionable concepts, fostering a culture of continuous evolution to keep our games both relevant and captivating.
What You’ll Bring

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, or a related field.
10 years of board game design experience, with 5 years in a leadership role, leading a team of at least 5 full time employees.
Expert knowledge of game theory and common mechanics.
Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present ideas clearly and convincingly.
Strong strategic foresight and the ability to craft a vision for the future, inspire team alignment, and execute efficiently and with urgency.
Ability to influence cross-functionally, including graphic design, narrative design, marketing, engineering, and product management.
A strong game design portfolio consisting of 1 page-written and visual summaries of at least 5 published board games


Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

Job Segment: Game Designer, Graphic Design, Senior Product Manager, Manager, Engineer, Technology, Creative, Operations, Management, Engineering

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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-01-14

Basic Fun Associate Brand Manager

Basic Fun! · Boca Raton, FL - On-site Full-time Associate

Basic Fun! is a dynamic global designer and marketer of classic and innovative children’s entertainment products. The Company’s iconic brands and broad product portfolio are sold by leading retailers and distributors in over 60 countries around the world. Basic Fun! has an omni-channel go-to market strategy with a strong presence on-line, in store and in family entertainment venues. The Company is proud to have valued licensing partnerships to include Hasbro, Disney, Mattel, Nintendo, Netflix, Coca Cola, Universal, Cloudco Entertainment, NFL and NBA. Basic Fun! has a portfolio of powerhouse brands that include Care Bears™, Tonka®, Lite Brite®, K’nex®, Lincoln Logs®, Tinker Toys®, Playhut®, Uncle Milton®, Fisher Price Classics®, Mash’ems® and Littlest Pet Shop™. Basic Fun! is dedicated to enriching lives and creating unforgettable moments through imaginative play.


Position Overview:

In collaboration with the VP Global Brand Marketing, this position is expected to be a key business contributor for the company by taking ownership of the executional day-to-day product marketing needs for select brand(s) and work with sales, product management, creative services and other teams to achieve successful results.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Core Role

o Manage executional, day-to-day product, marketing and business functions for team’s assigned product lines.
· Product Management
o With direction from Manager, manage Line Plans and execute elements of the product commercialization process for assigned brands / product lines, including collaboration with PD team; creating/ managing Product Start Forms, assisting in driving development to the product launch milestones; costing targets, margin requirements while delivering market-relevant product solutions with a strong price/value proposition.

o Manage the flow of information and communications with PD team and HKG office for assigned brands / product lines.
o Research market and industry trends, compile and provide updated trend and competitive information to aid product line and brand strategy.
· Brand & Sales Management

o Assist with maintaining the established visual personality and brand identity for all assigned brands/product lines.
o In collaboration with the Manager, assist in driving packaging and graphic design direction with the Creative Services team.
o Manage submission process for product approvals with licensors in a timely and precise manner for assigned brands / product lines. Proactively follow-up and communicate updates.
o Play a key role in managing brand information to Sales team including presentation materials, Brand Decks, etc.
o Oversee the flow of Product samples required for sales presentations, trade shows, commercial shoots and PR activities for assigned Product Lines. Monitor, track and communicate status.
o Track category trends and retail environments; use intel to help direct priorities and advise Manager or Team accordingly.
o Within the first 90 days, learn the fundamentals of tracking and analyzing wholesale forecasts and retail POS with a keen eye on patterns, shifts and “the so-what” to help advise actionable plans for the business.
· Marketing Communication

o Play a key role in executing each brand’s go-to-market strategy with the opportunity to lead various tactics (select PR, social media, promotions, events, digital projects, etc.).
o Assist in the development of outbound communications, including Web copy and layout execution, trade show messaging, online advertising, print advertising, social media and sales collateral materials for assigned brands / product lines.
· Other duties may be assigned.


Skills, knowledge and abilities:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Marketing
Must have 1-2 years of relevant marketing, brand or product management experience.
Passionate individual who is a self-starter and can promote best practices for brand planning and management.
Experience in leading multiple strategic projects involving internal and external resources/partners.
Knowledge of the product development and manufacturing functions as it relates to the product commercialization process.
Must be able to demonstrate interest in toys and/or children’s entertainment products through professional or personal means.
Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills; experience with Microsoft suite is required.
Highly organized and efficient. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment. Easily adapt to shifts in priorities; ability to manage several projects concurrently.
Ability to work effectively across different teams, departments, and third parties.
Experience selling /presenting to retail buyers, Toy category experience preferred.
Experience in trade shows, product & lifestyle photography shoots, consumer insights
Ability to travel, as needed.

Full-time on-site position located at our company’s headquarter offices in Boca Raton, Florida.

We believe strongly in the philosophy that we are Better Together and that the collaboration and teamwork of being with each other in the office supports our culture the best. For this reason, we work in the office Monday through Thursday. We have chosen Friday as our weekly remote workday as we believe it to be the day that is most beneficial and effective for Basic Fun! and our employees.

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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-01-11

New UK roles added to Toy World’s recruitment section

Zuru, Keycraft, Thames & Kosmos and University Games are the latest companies to advertise vacancies in Toy World’s recruitment section, plus there’s a Licensing opportunity at Aardman.
https://toyworldmag.co.uk/new-roles-added-to-toy-worlds-recruitment-section-3/
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2024-01-03

USAOPOLY, INC.

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TITLE: PRODUCT MARKETING COORDINATOR - LICENSED PRODUCTS
DEPARTMENT: MARKETING

Full-time Product Marketing Coordinator - Licensed Products position available with Carlsbad, CA-based board game company.

Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000

Reports to: Product Marketing Manager

Status: Full-time

Location: On-site preferred

Summary: The Product Marketing Coordinator - Licensed Products leads our marketing efforts for our diverse portfolio of licensed games, puzzles, and accessories. You will work closely with The Op's licensors, partners, and internal teams to execute marketing strategies that drive awareness, customer engagement, brand loyalty, and revenue for both B2B and B2C channels. You will collaborate with external agencies and internal stakeholders to support new product launches, strategic messaging, product positioning, and creative campaign development.

Interaction: Interface with key department personnel: Marketing, New Business, Creative, Product Brand Management, Sales, Customer Support and IT. Work with outside parties including licensors, advertisers, sponsors, media, agencies, and consultants.


Priority Ranking:

Act as a "Product Champion" - Build internal and external awareness, understanding, and support for products through marketing strategy and ideation, creative concepts, and cohesive and consistent messaging points.
Intra-department and Cross-department Collaboration: Work closely with the Marketing Services Team to ensure efforts across social media, website, and consumer/retail email distribution are conducive to the overall product marketing strategy.
Licensor Communication & Support - proactively engage with licensors and partners to develop and refine marketing strategies and execution plans for key licensed products through licensor support and more.

Responsibilities:

Lead licensed product launch campaigns to drive engagement and demand.
Develop plans and promotions that align with licensor initiatives and programs.
Foster and maintain positive relationships with licensors, vendors, and partners.
Provide monthly progress reports and key achievements to licensors.
Manage the licensed product release calendar and keep key stakeholders informed.
Attend licensor-related meetings, documenting important insights and decisions.
Identify and propose co-marketing opportunities with licensors or partners.
Collaborate and brainstorm with the co-branding hub and other team members regularly.
Support the marketing services team in the creation and approval of all marketing assets supporting licensed products, including product videos, photo shoots, sell sheets, catalogs, and more.
Collaborate closely with the sales team to support products based on sales forecasts.
Assist in creating, tracking, and optimizing the annual licensed products marketing budget.
Provide regular reporting on campaign analytics to determine best practices and ROI drivers to share with internal stakeholders and partners.
Work closely with the digital and social media teams to support marketing campaigns.
Create licensed product-related presentations as requested for internal and external partners.
Represent The Op Games at events and in various media interviews.
General Marketing Support:

Other support as assigned including, but not limited to: assisting the marketing team with planning, brainstorming, budgeting, presentations, events, trade shows, customer service, proofing, file organization, meeting note-taking, and other support tasks.
Time Distribution:

50% - Ideation, strategy, and implementation
20% - Research, testing, and improvements
20% - Meetings
10% - Reporting and presentations

Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in consumer marketing.
Experience in ideating and executing strategic creative work.
Passion for board games, entertainment, pop culture, and licensing.
Experience in creating impactful B2C and/or B2B campaigns.
Experience with managing outsourced agencies.
Experience with creating reports and presentations.
Experience working with influencers and PR correspondence.
Strong analytical background to support a test-and-learn approach for evolving and improving licensed product marketing campaigns.
Proven experience collaborating with diverse teams to achieve common goals.
Required Skills:

Ability to build relationships and trust across partners, teams, and individuals through clear and diplomatic communication.
Strong collaboration skills to resolve issues through patience, empathy, and positivity.
Highly organized with the ability to manage divergent brands and projects effectively.
Self-starter who takes initiative and drives results.
Regularly generates new concepts and strategies to enhance product awareness and engagement.
Effective multitasker with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
Preferred Job/Industry Experience:

Knowledge of collectible, toy, or board game industry preferred.
Knowledge of pop culture (film, TV, comic book, graphic novel, anime, video game, tabletop game, literature, toys, collectibles) required.

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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-12-24

USAOPOLY, INC. MARKETING SERVICES TEAM MANAGER

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TITLE: MARKETING SERVICES TEAM MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: MARKETING

Full-time Marketing Services Team Manager position available with Carlsbad, CA-based board game company.

Salary Range: $75,000 - $85,000

Reports to: Director of Marketing


Status: Full-time


Location: On-site preferred


Summary: The Marketing Services Team Manager will play a key leadership role within The Op Games' marketing department. This position is responsible for managing a team of marketing professionals and overseeing various marketing services, including events, digital advertising & marketing, social media, content creation, influencer marketing, and analytics. The Manager will collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive marketing strategies and ensure the successful execution of marketing campaigns.

Interaction: Interface with key department personnel: Marketing, New Business, Creative, Product Brand Management, Sales, Customer Support and IT. Work with outside parties including licensors, advertisers, sponsors, media, agencies, and consultants.


Priority Ranking:

Marketing Services Oversight and Team Management - Lead and manage a team of marketing professionals, providing guidance, mentorship, and support where needed. Ensure team success through oversight of marketing services, including but not limited to events, social media management, content creation, influencer marketing, and analytics.
Project Management - Maintain up-to-date status of marketing projects and requests for the services team, including content calendars and schedules for marketing initiatives, ensuring timely and relevant content.
Intra-department and Cross-department Collaboration: Work closely with the Product Marketing Team to ensure efforts across social media, website, and consumer/retail email distribution are conducive to the overall product marketing strategy.

Responsibilities:

Manage marketing services team through oversight and mentorship.
Research new marketing opportunities, and testing with the appropriate service team members.
Update processes and procedures to ensure efficiency and smooth workflow.
Act as 'first point' of communication for marketing services within the company.
Attend and represent the marketing department at meetings, both internally and with outside license stakeholders.
Work with product marketing team and department manager to provide up-to-date analytics and budget details.
General Marketing Support:

Other support as assigned including, but not limited to: assisting the marketing team with planning, brainstorming, budgeting, presentations, events, trade shows, customer service, proofing, file organization, meeting note-taking, and other support tasks.
Time Distribution:

50% - Managing services team through collaboration, mentorship, and task priorities
30% - Project management
20% - Meetings

Qualifications:

Minimum 5+ years of marketing experience, with a proven track record in team management.
Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and execute marketing strategies.
Excellent project management skills.
Knowledge of tabletop gaming, licensing, and/or toys is a plus.
Required Skills:

Ability to build relationships and trust across partners, teams, and individuals through clear and diplomatic communication.
Strong collaboration skills to resolve issues through patience, empathy, and positivity.
Highly organized with the ability to manage divergent brands and projects effectively.
Self-starter who takes initiative and drives results.
Regularly generates new concepts and strategies to enhance product awareness and engagement.
Experience with Airtable or other project management system.
Effective multitasker with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
Job Requirements:

Strong leadership skills and ability to provide direction.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Detail oriented and self-motivated.
Excellent time management and organization skills.
Learns quickly and able to change in fast paced environment with ability to handle the pressure of meeting tight deadlines.
~95% onsite, 5% travel.
Preferred Job/Industry Experience:

Knowledge of collectible, toy, or board game industry preferred.
Knowledge of pop culture (film, TV, comic book, graphic novel, anime, video game, tabletop game, literature, toys, collectibles) required.

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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-12-24

USAOPOLY, INC. DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST

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TITLE: DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST
DEPARTMENT: MARKETING
Full-time Digital Marketing Specialist position available with Carlsbad, CA-based board game company.

Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000


Reports to: Marketing Services Manager


Status: Full-time


Location: On-site preferred


Summary: The Digital Marketing Specialist is a savvy digital marketer with a proven ability to run multi-channel paid media campaigns as well as lead overall digital marketing initiatives as it relates to website, email, and social media. This individual will manage and oversee all paid traffic initiatives, consumer-facing email campaigns, develop strategies, run tests, analyze campaign results, and implement optimizations.

Interaction: Interface with key department personnel: Marketing, New Business, Creative, Product Brand Management, Sales, Customer Support and IT. Work with outside parties including licensors, advertisers, sponsors, media, agencies, and consultants.

Priority Ranking:

Digital Advertising - strategize, build, and optimize digital advertising efforts across appropriate platforms to amplify The Op Games' products and priorities.
Digital Marketing - Oversee and manage various digital marketing efforts including, but not limited to, strategizing, monitoring, collecting, and reporting on omnichannel platforms.
Provide Support for the Marketing Services Team and Product Marketing Team - work closely with others in the department to ensure efforts across social media, website, and consumer/retail email distribution are conducive to overall product marketing strategy.

Responsibilities:

Manage all paid digital efforts
Manage other digital marketing efforts including, but not limited to, email marketing, omnichannel/retail marketing, and website/ecommerce support
Define budget and CPA thresholds for all campaigns
Develop, manage, and optimize retargeting
Find and implement new opportunities in search, social, lead generation, SMS, email, and display advertising
A/B testing across multiple channels
Develop and maintain KPI reporting
Work with other members of the team to ensure the paid strategy complements and amplifies all marketing initiatives
General Marketing Support:

Other support as assigned including, but not limited to: assisting the marketing team with planning, brainstorming, budgeting, presentations, events, trade shows, customer service, proofing, file organization, meeting note-taking, and other support tasks.

Time Distribution:

60% Digital Advertising Implementation (planning, building, optimization)
20% Analytics & Reporting
15% General Marketing
5% Meetings

Qualifications:

Minimum 3+ years of marketing experience, with a proven track record in team management.
Digital advertising including social media and search paid advertising platforms (META, TikTok, Google Ads, Amazon, Walmart, etc.)
Experience with analytics suites (Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics, Google Search Console, etc.)
Website management and CMS platforms (Wordpress, Shopify)
Email marketing platforms (Klaviyo, Mailchimp)
Running A/B, multivariate tests
Required Skills:

Proven working experience in digital marketing, particularly within the industry
Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media, and/or display advertising campaigns
Experience in optimizing landing pages and user funnels
Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments
Solid knowledge of website and marketing analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics.)
Working knowledge of ad serving tools
Experience in setting up and optimizing PPC campaigns on all major search engines
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
Job Requirements:

Strong leadership skills and ability to provide direction.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Detail oriented and self-motivated.
Excellent time management and organization skills.
Learns quickly and able to change in fast paced environment with ability to handle the pressure of meeting tight deadlines.
~95% onsite, 5% travel.
Preferred Job/Industry Experience:

Knowledge of collectible, toy, or board game industry preferred.
Knowledge of pop culture (film, TV, comic book, graphic novel, anime, video game, tabletop game, literature, toys, collectibles) ....

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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-12-24

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Industrial Design in India

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor
Desired Skillset:
Applicants should have sufficient experience in teaching in reputed Institutions or relevant Industry experience.
Research papers published in International / National Journals will be given preference.
Books published and Scholars awarded / currently working for.
Applicants with patents registered / consultancy works carried out will be given preference.
Exposure to handling high-value funded projects will be an added advantage.
Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in design from a reputed Institute with good academic records
Preferred Ph.D. in relevant streams
Areas of Specialization:

Candidates should be able to handle 4 or more of the following courses.

Design Thinking
Simple Product Design
SMART Product Design
Sustainable Product Design
Speculative Design
Bio-inspired Design
Inclusive Design
Form and color studies
Materials and Processes
New Product Development
Image representation techniques (2D & 3D)
Cultural Embedded Design
Systems Design
Packaging Design
Graphic Design
Typography
Toy Design
Design workshop
Mobility/Transportation Design
Design Futures
Academics:

Classroom presentation
Laboratory Instructions
Development Learning of Resource Materials & Laboratory Development
Student Assessment & Evaluation including Examination work of University.
Participation in Co-curricular & extracurricular activities
Student’s guidance, counselling & helping in their personal, ethical, moral, and overall character development
Keeping abreast of new knowledge and skills, help to generate new knowledge and help dissemination of such knowledge through books, publications, seminars, handouts, etc.
Continuing Education Activities Self-development through upgrading qualifications, Experience & Professional Activities
Research Consultancy:

Research development activities & Research guidance
Industry-sponsored projects
Providing consultancy and testing services
Promotion of industry–institution interaction and R & D
Academic / Administration:
Academic and Administrative management of the institution
Policy planning, monitoring & evaluation, and promotional activities; both at the department level and institution level
Design and development of a new programme.
Preparing projects for funding in areas of R&D work, laboratory development, modernization, expansion, etc
Administration both at departmental & institutional levels
Development, administration, and management at Institutional levels
Monitoring and evaluation of academic and research activities
Participation in policy planning at the Regional / National level for the Development of Technical Education
Helping mobilization of resources for the Institution
Develop, update and maintain MIS
Plan and implement Staff Development activities, conduct Performance Appraisal
Maintain Accountability
Extension / Industrial Connectivity
Interaction with Industry and Society
Participation in Community services
Providing R&D support and consultancy services to Industry and other user agencies
Providing non-formal modes of education for the benefit of the Community
Promotion of Entrepreneurship and Job rotation
Dissemination of knowledge
Providing Technical support in areas of social relevance
Apart from the above duties, any other relevant work is assigned by the Dean of the respective schools.

Department: Design (V-SIGN)
Skills Required: Teaching, Research
Location: VIT, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Years Of Exp: 0 to 20 Years

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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-12-22

Falcon’s Beyond to Double in Size with Nearly 200 New Positions to Support Global Growth

Learn more about Falcon’s Creative Group, including future career opportunities at https://falconscreativegroup.com/about-us/careers.

Falcon’s Beyond Global, Inc (FBYD) (“Falcon’s” or the “Company”), a global entertainment powerhouse and visionary innovator in immersive storytelling, has announced its largest recruitment effort in the company’s history for its Falcon’s Creative Group business unit, with a goal to double its headcount. The company intends to hire nearly 200 new team members to support unprecedented company growth of creative projects across the globe.

Currently headquartered in Orlando, Falcon’s Creative Group is one of the world’s leading themed entertainment and master planning firms, having planned over $100 billion in award-winning experiences where creative vision, compelling design, immersive media, and cutting-edge technology intersect to bring imagination to life. The division is launching its bold plan to recruit hundreds of design, media, and technology specialists in advance of the top industry trade conference, IAAPA Expo, in Orlando.

“With continued domestic and global market growth for location-based entertainment (LBE), and Falcon’s own unprecedented growth through our recent public listing on Nasdaq, we are looking to expand our team of highly skilled creatives and technology specialists in Falcon’s Creative Group,” said Cecil D. Magpuri, CEO, Falcon’s Beyond. “We’re excited to share our hiring news in advance of the IAAPA Expo, which draws tremendous talent in themed entertainment. Our company always looks forward to participating in the Expo and it carries added significance this year with our strong commitment to growing our team.”


Learn more about Falcon’s Creative Group, including future career opportunities at https://falconscreativegroup.com/about-us/careers.

Falcon’s Beyond is a visionary innovator in immersive storytelling. A global entertainment powerhouse where original ideas – fueled by passion and guided by unparalleled expertise – take flight and accelerate at speeds beyond your imagination. Where fun is reimagined through innovative technologies and unprecedented themed experiences. Falcon’s connects the world by bringing stories to life through theme parks, resorts, animation, consumer products, gaming, movies and beyond. Falcon’s Beyond propels intellectual property (IP) activations concurrently across physical and digital experiences through three core business units: Falcon’s Creative Groupis one of the world’s leading themed entertainment and master planning firms, having planned over $100 billion in award-winning experiences, where creative vision, compelling design, immersive media, and cutting-edge technology intersect to bring imagination to life; Falcon’s Beyond Destinations develops, owns, and operates global entertainment destinations from resorts, theme parks, attractions, retail, dining and location-based entertainment venues where stories come to life and memories are made; and Falcon’s Beyond Brands expands franchises across multiple platforms from media to gaming, music to consumer products and beyond. Falcon’s also invents immersive rides, attractions and technologies for entertainment destinations around the world.
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Game Development Manager @ Ravensburger in Seattle

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Check out the latest roles added to Toy World’s recruitment section

Toynamics, Halilit and Gameplan are the latest companies to advertise job vacancies
https://toyworldmag.co.uk/check-out-the-latest-roles-added-to-toy-worlds-recruitment-section-2/
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-10-13

FIT - Fashion Institute of Technology - Adjunct Faculty Pool- Toy Design

New York City, New York
Salary
$77.43 per hour
Posted Date
Oct 2, 2023
Website
https://www.fitnyc.edu

ABOUT FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites applications for adjunct faculty opportunities in the Toy Design Department, School of Art and Design.

The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for nearly 70 years. With a curriculum that provides a singular blend of hands-on, practical experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are relevant to today's rapidly changing industries. Internationally renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college offers more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Toy Design department is recruiting a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions. Successful candidates will teach one or more of the following courses:

Introduction to Toy Design
Drafting and Technical Drawing
Advanced Hard Toy: Design & Engineering
Advanced Computer Graphics in Toy Design
Adjunct instructors deliver relevant course material, assess student performance, provide guidance and assistance to students both in and out of the classroom, and submit grades in a timely manner. Course descriptions are available in the online catalog.


REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and several years of industry experience in toy design and industrial design.
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Solid Works and 3D Printing.
MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND WORKING REQUIREMENTS:

This position will be required to continuously read and comprehend, occasionally perform calculations, constantly verbally communicate, frequently analyze, and constantly write. The working conditions for this position will be any combination of the classroom, lab, and/or office space. Certain roles may be required to handle machinery and chemicals. The physical requirement for this position will require occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional bending, frequent walking, and occasionally lifting 10 lbs. or less.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This is a part-time position, adjunct teaching position beginning in Fall 2023. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. The department will keep this posting open to create a pool of candidates for potential future adjunct assignments. The department will contact applicants who qualifications fit our programmatic needs.

The UCE-FIT Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) dictates the compensation, benefits, and conditions of employment. The hourly rate and appointment rank will be based on education level and cumulative experience.
Starting Rate: $77.43 per hour with step increments per Salary Schedule 97, after one year of service and annually thereafter.
(See Successor Agreement, page 14)

Link to FIT Benefits for Part-Time Faculty


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the following documents online:

Resume
Cover letter
Unofficial Transcript
A list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses
Returning Applicants- Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your completed application.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each applicant individually regarding his or her application status.

For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: http://www.fitnyc.edu.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-10-04

Looking for top-notch creative? Let McHale Design help you!

Utilizing over 35 years of creative expertise in the Toy Industry, we evaluate your strategies, key marketing objectives, then skillfully translate them into powerful creative solutions.

OUR KEY SERVICES:

Creative Direction | Brand Development | Packaging Design | Art Direction | Graphic Design | Illustration | Brand Identity | Project Management | Strategic Visualization | Photography | Style Guide Development | Brand Guide Development |

mchaledesign.com

Give us a call!
Phone 562.498.6717
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POSTED BY McHale Design on 2023-09-18

Looking for top-notch creative? Let McHale Design help you!

We're the premier branding & packaging design experts!

Utilizing over 35 years of creative expertise in the Toy Industry, we evaluate your strategies, key marketing objectives, then skillfully translate them into powerful creative solutions.

OUR KEY SERVICES:

Creative Direction | Brand Development | Packaging Design | Art Direction | Graphic Design | Illustration | Brand Identity | Project Management | Strategic Visualization | Photography | Style Guide Development | Brand Guide Development |

mchaledesign.com

Give us a call!
Phone 562.498.6717
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POSTED BY McHale Design on 2023-09-18

Toy Industry Copywriter

I'm a toy industry veteran with an extensive marketing background and a passion for creating content! I've worked with toy companies big and small to build verbal brand identities, including positioning, mission, and vision statements, and to craft compelling brand and product names, taglines, packaging copy, web copy, blogs, social media content, Amazon A+ page content, press materials, video and commercial scripts, and more.
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POSTED BY Amy Opheim on 2023-09-18

Sales Manager

Maisto International, Inc.
Bburago International, Inc


Title: Sales Manager

Established southern California toy company is seeking a Sales Manager responsible for national accounts within the U.S. The position is perfect for the right sales professional with top sales experience within the toy industry. Competitive pay based upon experience is offered; as well as benefits including medical/dental insurance, vacation/holiday pay and 401K plans.

Job Objective:

Sales manager is responsible for the development and performance of key national accounts. In addition to managing key accounts, responsibilities include managing and directing independent sales reps plus providing leadership towards the achievement of maximum growth inline with company vision and values.

Responsibilities:
 Develops customer buying plans and sales strategy
 Responsible for the performance and development of national accounts.
 Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
 Sales reps’ sales and activity performance.
 Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding performance.
 Creates and conducts proposals and presentations.
 Controls expenses to meet budget guidelines.
 Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business codes of ethics
 Maintains contact with all clients in the market area to ensure client satisfaction.

Job Specifications:
o Toy/import knowledge and sales experience is a must.
o Experience with Microsoft software solutions.
o Willingness to travel and work with a global team of professionals.

Interested candidates please forward your resume and salary history to: Darrell Grani, Director of Sales; via email Dgrani@maycheonggroup.com
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POSTED BY Darrell Grani on 2023-09-07

Looking for a Distributor/Partner/Manufacturer for electronic LED game board based on a popular arcade game!

I am looking for a Distributor/Partner/Manufacturer to bring my electronic LED game board to market. The game board is based on a variation of gameplay from the popular arcade game Ataxx!

-Please provide Company Website and Company Email Address.
-I can provide 2 Sizzle Videos to demonstrate game play!
-I also have prepared some documentation regarding product specifications and market research.
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POSTED BY CARLO DICARLO on 2023-09-02

Creative Assistant

Ever wondered what it would be like to design a board game or a cool new toy? This is your chance to learn the ins and outs of the Toy Industry! We’re looking for an entrepreneurial individual with a strong desire to help drive growth in our small business and gain real-world experience along the way.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

● Create design layouts for packaging, instructions, and other printed materials for consumer products following direction and sketches from Creative Director
● Execute design revisions based on client feedback and Creative Director input
● Perform pre-production design checks following company procedures
● Build and test mockups / prototypes of consumer products
● Research and purchase prototype supplies
● Pack and ship prototypes and product samples following company procedures
● Run in-person playtesting sessions with small groups
● Participate in product development brainstorms, offering creative ideas for consumer products
● Work collaboratively with other members of the Creative Fold team on various projects, providing project and administrative support as needed
● Maintain regular communications with Creative Director on project status and challenges
● Follow company processes, file organization structure, and naming-conventions
● Assist with drafting client proposals

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

● 2 to 3 years using Adobe Creative Cloud (especially Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign)
● Proficient and tidy with hand skills such as cutting, gluing, and assembly
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Some experience a plus:
○ Maintaining websites using a CMS system (such as WordPress, Shopify, Wix, etc.)
○ Professional graphic design work experience

DESIRED VALUES & QUALITIES:

● Confident and ambitious - excited to help grow a small business
● Entrepreneurial, independent, and self-motivated
● Strong work ethic and results-driven attitude
● Determined problem solver who sees setbacks as an opportunity to learn and grow

https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=creative+fold&l=Fredericksburg%2C+VA&vjk=f169f7f569e79307
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POSTED BY The Creative Fold on 2023-08-07

USAopoly Trade Show and Events Manager

Job Title: Trade Show & Events Manager

Department: Marketing

Reports To: Vice President, Marketing

Status: Full-time

Location: Carlsbad, CA

https://usaopoly.isolvedhire.com/jobs/888455.html

Overview

The Trade Show & Events Manager works closely with internal teams to determine strategy, calendar, and budget for domestic and international conventions, sales and trade shows, special events, roadshows, and other events. This position oversees all aspects of event planning, including logistics, booth inventory and materials, rentals, shipping, staff and volunteer scheduling, event-related sales materials, event promos, and vendor relationships related to events.

The Trade Show & Events Manager also plays an important role in representing The Op's culture, products, and brands to front-facing customers, business partners, licensors, volunteers, retailers, and vendors by providing our audience the highest level of quality, creativity, and engagement.

Responsibilities

M anage annual events strategy, timelines, and plans
Manage event budgets based on parameters set by the VP of Marketing
Monitor and reconcile invoices and individual event budgets
Provide event recap including photos, sales,
Oversee all event-related contract negotiations
Negotiate rates and secure group hotel blocks and meeting spaces
Manage on-site executions including staff schedules, set-up, rentals, labor, inventory, special events, raffles, and booth dismantle
Work with sales to determine product needed for various events
Oversee shipping and drayage to and from all events
Manage staffing and volunteer lists and schedules for each show
Submit creative requests for all event collateral, signage, etc.
Work with graphic designers and editors on event marketing materials
Create event timelines and checklists to manage workflow
Manage relationships with outside vendors and partners, including production companies, decorators, unions, and exhibition companies
Maintain event files and document all events for future reference

Qualifications And Skills

Ability to produce quality work under high pressure
Willingness to travel for events, including weekends
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong problem-solving abilities
Professional demeanor
Team player who is also able to lead
Ability to perform under minimal supervision
Creative thinker
Experience with tabletop games and/or entertainment industry
Comfortable with technology, knowledge of Air Table a plus
Minimum 3 years of experience running events

https://usaopoly.isolvedhire.com/jobs/888455.html
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-05-24

New roles added to UK Toy World’s toy industry recruitment section

Oops Global SA, The Wonderful Ideas Project, Moose Toys and Gibsons are the latest companies advertising to fill vacancies through Toy World’s popular recruitment section.

Gibsons is seeking a hands-on National Account Manager to deal with national accounts for B2B customers including John Lewis, Waterstones, WHSmith, Amazon Vendor and Waitrose to win new listings and meet UK sales targets, KPIs and P&L responsibilities.The role will include identifying and exploiting commercial opportunities; working closely with Business Development Manager to open new FMCG and key accounts, and analysing data and market trends to build a strategic sales plan for the UK and accountable for setting sales budgets.

The new employee will work hybrid, two days in the Sutton, Surrey office. The candidate will have a proven track record of National Account Management experience preferably within the Toy or Gift industry as well as experience presenting and selling to key buyers.

To find out more and apply, https://toyworldmag.co.uk/jobs/national-account-manager-1/

Moose Toys is looking for a Brand Manager to manage the development and implementation of the brand and trade strategies for all allocated Moose brands and licensed products. They will manage the development and implementation of our UK brand and trade strategies for all allocated Moose brands and licensed products. This will include promotional and marketing programmes, overall product and brand life cycle management and management of key agency relationships.

The company is based in Cornwall and there is a hybrid work-from-home policy. Candidates must have a degree or comparable level qualification in marketing, business or similar and experience in building brand plans. There are perks & benefits to the role including a Gym & Cycle Scheme, free eye test vouchers and bring your pet to work days.

To find out more and apply, https://toyworldmag.co.uk/jobs/brand-manager-3/


Wonderful is also looking for a Brand Manager for its client which is the home of Classic Characters and is one of the country’s leading character toy companies. It is the trusted name behind an abundance of high-profile and prestigious brand collections including Peter Rabbit, Paddington Bear and Disney Classics such as Winnie-the-Pooh.

The chosen candidate will be fully responsible for the development of the company’s valuable brands and work very closely with the Sales and Marketing director and the Sales team. You will work 3-4 days a week in the London office, 2 days per month in the south coast office and ability to be mobile if required to visit licensors, customers and events.

To find out more and apply, click here.https://toyworldmag.co.uk/jobs/brand-manager-1/


Oops is looking for an International Sales Representative to seek new business opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential customers. Oops Global SA supplies Butterfly branded scholastic, baby and lifestyle products to customers around the world.

Applicants should have previous proven client acquisition experience developing leads and meeting sales goals. You will use your communication skills to cultivate strong relationships with customers, from first contact until you close the deal. Candidates must have 2+ years of experience and be able to travel as the job is hybrid and Switzerland is where the company’s international headquarters is based.

To find out more and apply, https://toyworldmag.co.uk/jobs/international-sales-representative/

Toy World's recruitment section also includes the following roles, for more info, go to this page https://toyworldmag.co.uk/new-roles-added-to-toy-worlds-recruitment-section/

Gameplan is looking for an International Sales Manager, on behalf of a client – one of the UK’s largest independently owned designers and manufacturers of children’s toys, with extensive experience supplying the world’s major retailers. The International Sales Manager will be responsible for direct sales to retailers and sales to distributors in the territories Benelux, GAS, Poland, Ukraine and the Czech Republic.

Eolo Toys is seeking a Key Account Manager. The company’s product line includes a wide range of toys, from outdoor toys, feature plush, electronic toys and well known licensed products from Disney and Marvel. The Key Account Manager (KAM) for an international toy company in the UK and other potential markets is a critical role that involves managing relationships with key accounts, driving sales growth and achieving business objectives.

On behalf of a client, Kids Brand Insight is on the hunt for a VP Sales – UK & Ireland. The company is a global brand that develops innovative educational games, art & craft activities, learning resources and STEM toys that build core skills in children through the joy of play. It has been growing exponentially since launch in 2017. A sales professional with over seven years of experience is being sought to build the offline channel across the UK and Ireland.

As part of its UK & Ireland subsidiary, Plus-Plus is looking for experienced Sales Agents, who will work closely with the UK Sales Manager. The agents will be responsible for representing the Plus-Plus brand across the independent toy and gifts trade within the Midlands, North Wales and Northern territories of the UK, and the territory of Scotland is also available. 5-10 years’ experience of working within the independent and gift channels within the specified territory is expected, and experience of dealing with the industry’s key toy and gift buying groups.

AZ Toys & AZ Books International has been providing educational books, e-applications and toys for 0-8 years old in more than 50 countries all over the world for more than 25 years. The company is on the hunt for a Consulting Editor who will bring their talent and experience from the UK educational toys and books industry to the multinational team to help to develop lines for the UK and other English-speaking countries. The ideal candidate will have English as a first language, and this freelance role and may involve remote working.

SES Creative, a Dutch company that designs and manufactures arts & crafts, outdoor, nursery and STEM products, is seeking to appoint a UK Sales Agent. The successful candidate will support and develop independent retailers across the UK. Driven and passionate sales agents who share the company’s values and are committed to making a difference are invited to apply, and will receive competitive commissions and ongoing support to succeed.

Do you have a vacancy you’d like to fill? Toy World is where the trade goes for the latest recruitment opportunities. For more information or to place an advert and feature in a future Recruitment Round Up, contact Mark Austin, sales director mark@toyworldmag.co.uk
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-05-22

F.I.T. Adjunct Faculty Pool - Toy Design

The Toy Design department is recruiting a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions. Successful candidates will teach one or more of the following courses:
Introduction to Toy Design

Drafting and Technical Drawing
Advanced Hard Toy: Design & Engineering
Advanced Computer Graphics in Toy Design

APPLY HERE https://fitnyc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=2C8C8DF0C189784F98092236C4B43646?JOBID=162620

Adjunct instructors deliver relevant course material, assess student performance, provide guidance and assistance to students both in and out of the classroom, and submit grades in a timely manner. Course descriptions are available in the online catalog .

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and 7 years of industry experience in toy design and industrial design.
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Solid Works and 3D Printing.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND WORKING REQUIREMENTS:

This position will be required to continuously read and comprehend, occasionally perform calculations, constantly verbally communicate, frequently analyze, and constantly write. The working conditions for this position will be any combination of the classroom, lab, and/or office space. Certain roles may be required to handle machinery and chemicals. The physical requirement for this position will require occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional bending, frequent walking, and occasionally lifting 10 lbs. or less.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time position, adjunct teaching position beginning in Fall 2023. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. The department will keep this posting open to create a pool of candidates for potential future adjunct assignments. The department will contact applicants who qualifications fit our programmatic needs.

The UCE-FIT Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) dictates the compensation, benefits, and conditions of employment. The hourly rate and appointment rank will be based on education level and cumulative experience.
Starting Rate: $77.43 per hour with step increments per Salary Schedule 97, after one year of service and annually thereafter.
( See Successor Agreement, page 14 )

Link to FIT Benefits for Part-Time Faculty

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the following documents online:
Resume
Cover letter
Unofficial Transcript
A list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses

Returning Applicants- Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your completed application.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each applicant individually regarding his or her application status.

For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: http://www.fitnyc.edu .

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

EEO/ Affirmative Action Statement

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military service status, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, 212.217.3360, titleix@fitnyc.edu.

The Fashion Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within the community.

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites applications for adjunct faculty opportunities in the Toy Design Department, School of Art and Design.

The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for nearly 70 years. With a curriculum that provides a singular blend of hands-on, practical experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are relevant to today's rapidly changing industries. Internationally renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college offers more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.

The School of Art and Design offers 17-degree programs and is home to fashion majors, a breadth of visual communication majors and fields as unique as toy design and visual presentation and exhibition design.

Art and Design faculty are industry professionals and foster meaningful curriculum that seeks to maximize the creative and technical potential in each student. Each major in the School of Art and Design is committed to stimulating analytical and independent thinking and faculty are committed to enriching student knowledge of global influences. Faculty members prepare students for entry and advancement in art and design careers and provide a collaborative environment that offers a rich and diverse array of interdisciplinary art and design-related projects and competitions.

The Textile/Surface Design Department prepares students for professional excellence in the textile design industry through a rigorous design-based AAS and BFA curriculum. Course work blends conceptual and technological skills, integrates traditional drawing and painting techniques with digital design, weaving, and screen printing. Faculty members draw on industry background and connections to provide students with knowledge and experiences to successfully enter the textile industry upon graduation.

With close ties to industry, FIT draws faculty from the city's art, business, and design elite, and from the rich academic community of the region. The College continually seeks creative faculty members who are passionate about their field and demonstrate exceptional professional capability in the core competencies of instruction design, learning enrichment, globalism, and use of technology, as well as mastery of established and emerging industry practices.
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-05-20

VP, Hasbro Gaming - Product Management

Location: Rhode Island, US

Apply here https://career4.successfactors.com/careers?company=Hasbro

At Hasbro we’re changing the face of play and entertainment. We’re looking for people who want to explore, experiment and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.

Are you ready to lead a Gaming Revolution? Bring your winning game face to the world’s most renown portfolio of tabletop game brands like Monopoly, Jenga, Operation and Clue! In this role, you will work with the best game designers and inventors in the world to bring to life new gaming experiences for consumers of all ages. From preschoolers to adults, your games will delight and inspire many generations of friends and family to friendly (and not so friendly 😊) competitions that create memorable moments of fun, laughter and sometimes, tears (of joy, of course). These experiences will span global markets and challenge you to re-think the status quo to create the next generation of gamers. It’s your opportunity to create the world’s most engaging collection of games with Hasbro Gaming! This role will report to the General Manager of Hasbro Gaming who reports to the President of Hasbro's Corporate Gaming division.

A Day in the Life of VP, Product Management – Gaming:

Long-term Strategic Planning & Budgeting: Portfolio planning inclusive of prioritizations to achieve business goals for the next 2-5 years, budget planning, identify category growth areas and market trends, create and evaluate pricing strategy.
Team Leadership: guide and direct team on portfolio and brand-level strategy, product line planning & lifecycle management, and market execution, as well as act as key cross-functional POC for portfolio (Insights & Analytics, Finance, Legal, Licensed Consumer Products, etc.)
Talent Development: Recruit, coach, and retain top talent at all levels for product management and branding for Hasbro Gaming portfolio.
Influence and Advocacy: presenting to internal and occasionally external audiences to gain agreement on portfolio and brand growth strategies, and partner with global commercial leads to secure product placement at key retailers. Act as liaison for the global category management team to ensure the portfolio is delivering market-leading tactics and messaging.
Trend/Future Hunting: Constantly has finger on pulse of trends in the marketplace, changing shopper patterns and play needs to direct the future growth for Hasbro Gaming. The role should also include enhancing product value proposition and leveraging expansion opportunities.


What you’ll bring:

15+ years of product management/marketing experience in a forward-thinking consumer organization, preferably supporting a global business.
Experience working closely with commercial teams and an understanding of retail at mass, e-comm and direct.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising or equivalent. An MBA or advanced degree is highly desirable.
The Hasbro business leader will be a Gaming enthusiast, a consumer-led innovator with a passion for growing the gaming portfolio, and a strategic problem solver with financial skills.
In-depth working knowledge of the consumer landscape and a successful track record delivering innovative, sustainable product and marketing strategies and launches that differentiate Hasbro in the category and positively exceed corporate expectations.
Proven track record in delivering consumer products to market that grow market share, sales growth, and profitability.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with multiple key team members and manage change well.
Excellent leadership and team building/management skills; ability to provide clear and concise direction/feedback to external and internal stakeholders as well as the ability to influence others.
Ability to consult on the business needs and the strategies or tactics for delivering quantifiable business results.
Expertise in planning, prioritizing and goal setting including the ability to manage multiple projects, determine project urgency and create detailed action plans.
Proven experience building and mentoring teams.
Capable of shaping a clear strategic vision and effectively communicating that vision throughout all levels of the organization
Excellent collaborator with great interpersonal and communication skills, who is a critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.

Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!

Apply here https://career4.successfactors.com/careers?company=Hasbro
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-05-19

Fred Rogers Productions is Looking for a Producer of Games and Websites

Interested in working on games for kids? Proficient in both English and Spanish? We'd love to hear from you!

Our team is growing and looking for a Producer (Games & Websites.)

This role will lead the interactive content development of Alma's Way, our preschool series that follows the adventures of a proud Bronx-born Puerto Rican girl.

Read more about the job and apply now here: https://lnkd.in/evTBjyKW

#hiring #nonprofitwork #childrensmedia
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-05-19

Mattel - Associate Marketing Manager, Action Figures

Job Description
The Opportunity: The Global Marketing team sets the global brand strategy, developing products and marketing plans for regional teams to execute in market. The Associate Manager of Global Brand Marketing will be a key member of the brand marketing team who will provide strategic thinking and drive key marketing planning and activations across a variety of platforms and initiatives. Keys to success will be strong organizational skills with attention to detail, excellent communication skills (including written communication and oral presentations to small and large audiences), a can-do attitude, a passion for variety, and the ability to wear many hats. Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management is crucial for success in this role. This individual must be able to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and provide a compelling vision and strategy, be creative yet analytical/financially oriented, be resourceful in handling project roadblocks, and be a strong executer. The ability to put the consumer first in marketing strategies and planning is critical to this role.

What Your Impact Will Be:

• Translate consumer and business insights into strategic, clear marketing briefs

• In partnership with Senior Manager, drive the development of robust, globally relevant brand building activities; serve as key strategic partner in the creation of key supporting assets and content as well as execution across global markets

• Work closely with cross-functional partners (marketing communications, digital, PR, product marketing) throughout the global marketing plan development and launch process with an eye towards management of advertising and promotional spend to drive ROI

• Partner with subset of key cross-functional teams, particularly in our Digital Engagement Group (YouTube, Influencers, Social Media) and Franchise Management (Content Development & Distribution, Mobile Gaming, Live Events, Licensed Consumer Products) to understand nuanced objectives of respective businesses, provide brand strategy inputs & deliver against multi-year roadmaps.

• In partnership with Senior Manager, manage the overarching marketing calendar to drive alignment across global markets as well as franchise lines of business.

• Independently complete consumer and competitive research projects; provides recommendations to support brand development. Able to synthesize various data inputs and provide easy-to-digest insights and actionable steps.

• Collaborate with global subsidiaries to address global needs and market feedback; support global information needs.

• Introduce and present new campaigns, strategies and/or research findings multiple times per year to executive audiences.

• Lead cross-functional teams with adept project management skills for flawless execution of high-profile, global campaigns.

• Embody the brand perspective and voice, serving as reviewer and approver of assets and content across platforms and countries

Qualifications
What We’re Looking For:



Bachelor's degree in Marketing/Business or related (or equivalent); MBA preferred.
Minimum of 4 years (2 years with MBA) specifically either brand marketing experience or consumer marketing experience
Demonstrated leadership, project management and strategic thinking skills.
Excellent written/verbal, time management and quantitative/analytical skills required.
Ability to analyze and draw conclusions from data, communicate, and present actionable insights to leadership.
Demonstrated a growth mindset by staying curious and continuously learning, embracing challenges, and improving themselves.
The annual base salary range for this position is $120,000.

Additional Information
Don’t meet every single requirement? At Mattel we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

What It’s Like to Work Here:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
We execute: We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.
Our Approach to Flexible Work:

We embrace a flexible work model designed to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where every employee can reach their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with flexibility, our focus is to optimize performance and drive connection for moments that matter.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

Mattel is recognized for the second year in a row as a Great Place to Work™ and as one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2022.

Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/ and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers.

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

APPLY HERE https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/oneclick-ui/company/MattelInc/publication/e351121e-9915-4e6d-974b-c3647e65751a?dcr_ci=MattelInc&sid=3e6039f4-15c3-4a23-8146-7094a7ea421d
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-05-17

Sideshow Collectibles is Looking for Marketing People in the LA Area

Sideshow Collectibles is looking for all levels of marketers - from junior to director - and for product campaigns as well as social media to join our team!!! Below is an overview of our company and please contact Anna van Slee if you are interested! anna.vanslee@sideshow.com

SIDESHOW
A modern day renaissance studio, specializing in licensed and original creations.

IN THE BEGINNING
In 1994, Sideshow embarked on a mission of connecting people with their favorite characters and icons from the worlds of film, television, comic books and popular culture. Today, we are a specialty manufacturer and distributor of the most highly sought-after licensed and original collectible products, sustained by a passionate worldwide community that is committed to the lifestyle of collecting figural art.

DEDICATION, ACCURACY, AND ARTISTRY
Our products are a unique offering of limited edition statues and busts, articulated figures, film prop replicas and fine art pieces in a wide range of scales.
Our development team consists of expert artists, sculptors, model makers, painters and costumers whose combined efforts result in the creation of outstanding original designs and intricately detailed likenesses of popular characters from highly recognized brands such as Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics, Alien & Predator, Terminator, The Lord of the Rings, G.I. Joe and many more.

CONNECTING PEOPLE WITH THE CHARACTERS THEY LOVE
Because we have the same passion for quality and authenticity as our collectors, we’ve forged collaborative relationships with Hollywood filmmakers and special effect houses including Guillermo del Toro, Legacy Effects, Spectral Motion, Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. and KNB EFX.
In addition to designing and manufacturing our own products, Sideshow distributes unique offerings from notable pop culture and figural companies including Hot Toys, Tweeterhead, Prime 1, ThreeA, Mondo and many others.
Sideshow is regularly distinguished for achieving a level of authenticity seldom seen in the figure collectible arena. We have been highlighted in national trade and specialty toy publications, where our Sixth Scale collectible figures, statues and packaging have been regularly awarded 'Best of the Year.'
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-05-01

Senior Marketing Lead

ASTRA, is the "Guiding Star of the Specialty Play Industry" and we are seeking a senior level marketing professional able to execute brand building needs across multiple communications platforms.

Responsibilities include planning and executing marketing materials, tracking and analyzing the performance of advertising and promotional campaigns, managing the marketing budget and ensuring that all marketing materials are in line with our brand identity.

This position is home-based, reporting directly to the President of ASTRA. The individual will work in collaboration with the internal operating team and outside services to plan marketing strategies in line with the strategic goals as set by the Board of Directors.

MORE INFO HERE:
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7053894015577903104/?origin=SHARED_BY_YOUR_NETWORK

ABOUT ASTRA

Founded in 1992, ASTRA is a not-for-profit trade organization that serves more than 1,800 independent toy retailers, manufacturers, and sales representatives of the specialty toy industry. ASTRA is a dedicated community of professionals committed to providing children with healthy, quality play materials that have high play value.

For more information on our Mission, Vision and Values click here: https://www.astratoy.org.

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is the Senior leader of our Marketing team, reporting to the President. It is a hands-on role, working with internal staff and external partners. Responsibilities include:

Strategic. Developing marketing programs in line with Strategic goals and translating these into executable plans for brand building and organizational growth
Implement. Executing programs across all marketing touchpoints: social media, advertising vehicles, email, press relations, website, events, influencer marketing, point-of-purchase
Creative. Managing the delivery of creative assignments and reviewing reports activities of outside marketing partners to ensure timely and on-strategy execution, leading daily and weekly marketing and creative reviews.
Management. Reporting on marketing program development, launches, budgeting, KPI’s, opportunities & risks.
PR. Developing strategies, coordinate and track Press and Influencer https://www.linkedin.com/redir/general-malware-page?url=outreach%2eEvents%2e Developing campaigns that support trade events, identifying opportunities to expand sponsorship opportunities. Copy. Create marketing and social media content. QUALIFICATIONSMinimum 5 to 8 years of experience in the marketing field (consumer goods and/or brand management preferred)Fluency in digital marketing, current understanding of best practicesDeep understa
nding of major communications platforms in new and old media Experience in fully integrated campaign strategy and man
agementExperience in developing, tracking, and tuning KPIs. Knowledge and experience of communication p
latforms, analytics and processesBrand management experienceSocial media, PR and Email marketing platform experienceS
elf-directed, self-motivated, able to work from home office .Organized and strong ability to work cross-functionally.Ability to actively execute while also planning for future executions.

APPLY HERE https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7053894015577903104/?origin=SHARED_BY_YOUR_NETWORK
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-04-17

Are you looking for a unique, meaningful job in a museum - The Strong Museum of Play?

Are you looking for a unique, meaningful job? We welcome you to apply now! Visit museumofplay.org/jobs
for more info. https://lnkd.in/gzTUPDFc
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-04-16

Sales Co-ordinator at Bensons Trading in Derrimut, VIC Australia

Bensons Trading are a leading supplier, manufacturer and distributor of high-profile children’s products in high profile brands and licenses in Australia — working with brands such as LOL Surprise, Disney, Harry Potter, Paw Patrol and Little Tikes just to name a few. We have an exciting opportunity to join us as a Sales Co-ordinator in our wholesale team on a permanent, full-time basis in Derrimut, VIC.

This position involves you working with all teams across the company and external stakeholders in relation to pricing, orders and shipping. Hence you will need to be an organised planner and have a strong attention to detail and be able to multitask.

You will be one of the first point of contacts with our customers with queries relating to orders and/or products, so your happy disposition will be your strength.

MORE INFORMATION and CONTACT https://www.buggreport.com.au/bensons-trading-job-advertisement-sales-co-ordinator/
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-04-13

National Account(s) Manager - Hape

About the job
The National Accounts Manager, US Sales will be a critical role in supporting our top Mid- Tier retailers, helping to identify other growth opportunities in new and existing customers. The candidate will be directly responsible to help us grow our mid tier and mass channel. The ideal candidate will lead the account development and strategy in conjunction with the VP of Sales for assigned customers/prospects. Hape is looking for an entrepreneurial growth minded individual that is excited to grow a specialty brand to the next level.

Click here to apply https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3555843989/

Responsibilities
Work closely with sales management and Top 50 Accounts to maximize sales.
· Grow annual sales for current customer base.
· Hunter mentality that will strategically develop new business channels and customers. Negotiate and close programs with large customers.
· Meet and exceed annual sales and margin targets through development and execution of strategic sales plan.
· Identify and report trends requiring a shift of tactics and CO/OP budgets to achieve performance targets.
· Develop and optimize relationships to drive maximum revenue and gross margin performance.
· Lead strategic product development plans coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to meet customers’ needs and expectations.
· Generate revenue by expanding business opportunities with new & existing retail partners.
· Understand the customer timelines and proactively provide customers with all information and materials required to make decisions and manage business effectively.
· Present sales presentations to customers, including product demonstrations, POS analysis and outline brand marketing and category strategies
· Accurate forecasting and working closely with the planning team to ensure stock is delivered to accounts as required
· Work as a team to provide feedback about new product development, existing item sell through and future conversations on discontinuations.
· Keep up to date with trends and activities in the sector, being aware of competitor activities to remain ahead of the curve.
· Travel and support Company trade shows; set-up, working and tear down at all shows as assigned/needed


Qualifications
· Sales-driven with a focus on relationship-building with existing customer base
· Toy and Gift industry experience preferred as well as CPG retail selling experience.
· Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, Domestic or Overseas Travelling as needed.
· Excellent written and verbal communication.
· Bachelor’s degree
· Flexibility to attend Global Marketing Meetings with different time zone.
· Ability to prioritize important tasks, manage time effectively, and appropriately multi-task in a fast-paced environment
· Minimum 5 years of experience in similar role in the CPG; Toy industry experience preferred
· Proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
· Ability to create and maintain business presentations, Excel worksheets and POS reports
· Willing to join a fast-paced and growing company.
· Strong analytical skills required.
· Excels at working cross functionally both internally and externally.
· Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.

Click here to apply https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3555843989/
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-04-10

Flat River Group is Hiring! 8 open positions!

Flat River Group is #hiring! We are the #1 distributor on #amazon for the Toys & Games category. We specialize in partnering with #cpgindustry manufacturers to accelerate their #ecommerce sales on major ecommerce retail sites.

Check out our job postings and apply today
https://www.flatrivergroup.com/careers/

Katie Kett
Marketing Director at Flat River Group
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-03-27

Toy World (UK) Editorial Assistant – online and print copywriter

Alakat Publishing is a B2B trade publisher that currently produces the UK toy industry’s leading monthly trade magazine and news website, plus a website focused on the licensing industry. We’re looking for someone to join our editorial team. Although we can put down on paper the skill set required, it’s harder to put into words the type of person that will fit well into the company and the toy trade.

We want to be able to take basic writing and subbing skills as a given and find someone with enthusiasm for getting their teeth into the toy/licensing industry – perhaps they’ve already worked in it in another role or have been looking for an industry they can really enjoy and feel passionate about (and who doesn’t love toys)? As a company that operates as a close-knit team, we also need flexibility, reliability and a willingness to learn quickly and adapt to whatever is needed. Check out the job description below to see if you think you would be a good fit.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading publication and website. As part of the extremely experienced Alakat Publishing team, the right person with the right attitude will be in a strong position to become an expert in the toy market and develop their career. The role can be adapted to include additional responsibilities according to skills you already possess.

Our editorial team works from our office in Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Please note our location as this is an office-based position and may not be undertaken on a freelance or remote basis due to the nature of the business. We’re looking for someone to start as soon as possible. The editorial team works from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

The role is a full time, hands-on editorial position, involving work in both print and digital environments. A professional standard of writing and subbing is a must, as is an aptitude for online systems and the ability to carry out administrative tasks efficiently.

We’re looking for a motivated and dynamic applicant, who is keen to get to know the toy trade/associated industries and work closely with the Editor and Assistant Editor, primarily to produce copy for our daily online newsfeed service as well as short form copy for our print publication, although other writing tasks may be required.
Journalistic experience is desirable, and knowledge of the trade press would be an advantage, as would experience of generating written, news-based online content. Support and guidance will be provided by the rest of the team, but we will expect you to learn from hands-on experience. This will be a priority from the start, so some initiative as well as basic competence is expected.
The role will suit a candidate who has training in print journalism (NCTJ accredited qualification preferred), or relevant concrete experience for a commercial organisation, a natural flair for writing, good communication skills and the ability to work to deadlines.
We’re looking for a hardworking, confident individual who will take pride in their work and in the company. As well as a high standard grammatical accuracy and attention to detail, the ability to adapt tone of content to house style is expected.
The role will involve liaising with clients, chasing copy, maintaining in house administrative systems, subbing press releases, both creating content from supplied material and generating original content, uploading copy and images to the company’s online platforms, and distributing content across social media. A confident telephone manner and strong interpersonal skills are vital, and knowledge of systems such as WordPress, Mailchimp and Photoshop would be an advantage.
The role is office-based, and occasional travel within the UK may be involved to visit clients or attend important events in the trade show calendar, sometimes staying away from home overnight. As a small company, every member of our close-knit team is vital and a sociable nature, enthusiasm, loyalty and flexibility are expected.
Please send CV of no more than two pages and a cover note summarising briefly why you feel you would be a good fit for this vacancy to anita@toyworldmag.co.uk. Your application should state clearly where you are currently based, and it will be assumed that you have checked that you are comfortable with the commute: the office is based in Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7DZ.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have, prior to or during your application.

This is a full-time, permanent role. Salary is DOE and will be determined after the interview stage but is expected to be in the region of £24-27k.

For More Information and Contact Info, click here https://toyworldmag.co.uk/jobs/editorial-assistant-online-and-print-copywriter/
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-02-23

Salient Technologies is looking to hire an office manager and an experienced mechanical engineer

Salient Technologies is looking to hire an office manager and an experienced mechanical engineer at Salient Technologies in Bozeman, Montana. Reply or message us if you are excellent and interested or know someone who is! #mechanicalengineer #officemanager #hiring

See David Yakos, https://www.peopleofplay.com/people/david-yakos

Salient Technologies, Inc. is an innovative product design firm based in Bozeman, Montana, conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Bozeman [BZN] airport.
10 Innovation Lane, Unit A, Bozeman, MT 59718
For more information, call the Salient team: 406.585.7275 or email at info@salient-tech.com
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-01-29

MW Customer Service Representative

Description
Mindware Customer Service Representative
Are you ready for a career where fun means business? Join us at Oriental Trading Company, a Berkshire Hathaway Company!

General Summary of Purpose:
The MindWare Customer Service Representative assists the best customers in an efficient, professional manner, ensuring outstanding customer service and satisfaction with an emphasis on sales. Works with the MindWare sales team to assist with commercial customers via telephone or in person to assist them in sales or event promotions and to advance their expanded use of MindWare product lines. May attend trade shows to market merchandise, develop new customer relationships and cultivate existing relationships.

Essential Functions:
Assists the sales team in maximizing customer business and profitability.
Establishes an ongoing relationship with existing customers in order to assess customer product needs and expand the purchase of merchandise.
Makes outbound calls with existing and new customers to establish their marketing needs.
Enter incoming orders daily.
Understand exporting documentation and manage the process for international orders.
Assists customers in the resolution of problems, ensuring customer satisfaction.
Ensures that individual orders are correctly filled to the customer’s satisfaction.
Becomes familiar with product at a level which one can make product suggestions and replacements i.e. upsell.
Provide service to customer in a courteous, efficient manner with regard to account inquires comments, concerns and placement of orders.
Offer customer-focused solutions supported by facts, knowledge and experience.
Take ownership for escalating issues in a timely manner to ensure customer needs are addressed.
Assist customers with issues including, but not limited to mail, credits, refunds, merchandise certificates (expired or not), expired prices, promotions, invoices, new accounts, call tags, meter station comments, miscellaneous billing, and reships.
Prove personalized customer service of the highest level and maintain all customer information confidential.
Display professionalism with customers, peers and management.
Investigate customer inquiries or order issues and complete related documentation.
Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
Abides by all policies and procedures of MindWare and Oriental Trading Company.
Must be able to attend face to face meetings on short or little advance notice.
Work in the MindWare Department office environment requires in-person collaboration among colleagues and contractors.

Here’s what you need to join the fun:
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form
Ability to operate a CRT system, PC and various software and spreadsheet programs
Strong organizational skills
Ability to handle customers in a professional and courteous manner
Ability to take the initiative to prospect new accounts
Ability to perform job in a safe manner

All work and no play just isn’t our style. Join us today! 
To apply in less than ten minutes click the “Apply” button or view a complete list of our current openings at http://www.myotccareer.com
ATTENTION: If you are creating a new profile, you must Save the profile information and then login with your new user when prompted to complete the application process.


MindWare (www.mindware.com) is the award-winning creator, manufacturer and distributor of Brainy Toys for Kids of All Ages. Founded in 1990, the company started out as a small retail store in Minneapolis, later evolving into a catalog, website and wholesale business that delivers toys and games to customers' doorsteps, classrooms, neighborhood toy stores and the world's largest retailers. In 2012, MindWare was purchased by Oriental Trading Company, the nation's largest direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, school supplies, toys and novelties. With a corporate vision to “Make Life More Fun,” Oriental Trading (a Berkshire Hathaway company) spreads joy and smiles to millions each year through a robust family of brands; Oriental Trading, Fun Express, MindWare, SmileMakers, Morris Costumes and halloweenexpress.com.

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POSTED BY MindWare on 2023-01-17

Project Manager for Asmodee North America

Job Location - Lino Lakes Office - Lino Lakes, MN
Remote Type - Optional Work from Home
Position Type - Full Time

Apply here https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=44484&clientkey=6A93654F7D1F8C1343C0465EEFFCF797

The Company
Asmodee North America (ANA) locally headquartered in Roseville, Minnesota is part of the Asmodee Group, a global corporation headquartered in France and a worldwide leader in the creation, manufacturing and distribution of games. Our games tell immersive stories that inspire people to push the boundaries of their imagination and include top tier titles, such as CATAN, Arkham Horror, and Spot It, among many others. Our global success has come from our publishing studios and distribution networks where we transform high-potential stories into iconic consumer products. ANA believes in the power of ideas, leads with equality and universality, and strives to empower employees in our overaching effort to consistently create great games and tell amazing stories.

Summary
The project manager is accountable for planning, preparing budgets, constructing detailed work plans, monitoring progress, and keeping stakeholders informed throughout the project lifecycle. You will be responsible for managing marketing projects that include contributors from most other departments with the Distribution Unit based out of Lino Lakes.

Essential Functions
Ensure all projects are delivered on time within the stipulated scope and budget
Lead the initiation and planning of a project and ensure feasibility
Ensure resource availability and allocation
Develop a detailed plan to monitor and track the progress of the project
Coordinate with internal and external parties for the flawless execution of projects
Measure project performance using appropriate project management tools
Perform risk management analysis to reduce project risks
Report and escalate to upper management as and when needed
Create and maintain a comprehensive project documentation
Understand the overall strategy and sales priorities of Asmodee USA Distribution and convey them in all event management activity.
Understand and implement Asmodee’s values in your daily work.
Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience
A bachelor's degree in IT, computer science, business management, or a related field.
PMP Certification (Manadatory)
At least 5 to 7 years in project management positions.
Must have excellent organizational and time-management skills.
Able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
Able to work independently and/or as a team member.

Minimum Qualifications
Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects with different deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Substantial problem-solving ability.
Strong attention to detail and organization skills.
Proven ability to build relationships.
Ability to delegate, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
On event days: ability to spend 10+ hours engaging in physical activity, including lifting and moving boxes and items (up to 50 pounds) from storage to venue; setting up registration tables, displays, signage, disassembling and packing event materials.

How to Apply: Serious candidates should include a Letter of Interest explaining why the candidate wants this position with Asmodee including examples of past performance or achievement in the role (or similar role) as well as a description of the candidate’s skills and values as demonstrated through their job experience and a resume.

Asmodee is an equal opportunity employer. We strive for and celebrate a diverse team in our effort to carry out our company values of honesty, integrity and fairness.

Apply here https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=44484&clientkey=6A93654F7D1F8C1343C0465EEFFCF797
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2023-01-12

Come join The Op Games Family! We're hiring for a Marketing Creative Manager!

The Marketing Creative Manager manages the execution of all Marketing creative assets. This team consists of our internal multimedia artists as well as a group of freelance content creators who cover a range of content, including photography, videography, and graphic design.

This position has the ability to create assets, collateral, campaigns, and content across multiple mediums, including social media, lifestyle and stylized photography, sales and consumer catalogs, trade and consumer booth design, website content, email content, and the like.

Learn more information and apply here: https://lnkd.in/gD5csC6R
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2022-12-27

Seeking Injection Molding Manufacturer

Our investor-backed new toy company is seeking an injection molding manufacturing partner to launch nationwide. Please do connect with us if you are interested. Thank you!
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POSTED BY Chirag Pancholi on 2022-10-20

Game Development Associate Manager at Exploding Kittens!

Game Development Associate Manager
LOS ANGELES, CA /GAME DEVELOPMENT /FULL TIME

Exploding Kittens is a leading game and entertainment company with a mission to inspire people to connect, laugh, and play fun games in the physical world. After initially seeking to raise $10K through Kickstarter, the Exploding Kittens campaign raised $8.7M in 30 days from 219,000 backers. To date, Exploding Kittens is the #1 most-backed project in Kickstarter history and has sold over 18 million games. Started by former Xbox game designer Elan Lee and The Oatmeal’s founder Matthew Inman, Exploding Kittens and its family of games seek to reshape traditional game night into an entertaining person-to-person experience. Today, there are nearly 30 games available for purchase as well as an Exploding Kittens mobile app that is one of the top 30 premium games on both iOS, Android, and the Nintendo Switch console, as well as a free-to-play app, Kitty Letter.

The Game Development Associate Manager oversees the performance management of members of the Game Development team, including product and game designers. the designers and engineers on the team. Success in this role displays a team of well performing and organized coordinators, product designers, and junior game designers who facilitate and execute on the responsibilities pertaining to new and existing games.

The Game Development Associate Manager’s focus will be to support the day to day functions of the team and set expectations on the growth and well being of the Game Development department and help support the PMO office in the release and maintenance of new and existing games.

HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE:
Manage and assist in leading the team of product designers, junior game designers and coordinators while managing timelines for all projects
Be a resource in removing roadblocks and obstacles the team may face in launching and maintaining the current game portfolio
Work with management to incorporate department strategy into actionable schedule and milestones for the team
Implement and own processes that lead to the seamless execution of necessary deadlines and overall physical product life cycle at Exploding Kittens
Other duties as assigned

WHAT WE NEED:
At least 2-3 years in managerial role of a team of 3-5 direct reports
Exemplary communication skills both in written and oral
Extremely adept at people management, delegation, and cross functional communication
Experience in management of high functioning creatives
Game development management preferred but not require
Based in Los Angeles

WHAT WE OFFER:
100% Company paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
Flexible spending account options (medical, dependent care, transit)
401k with company matching
Flexible paid vacation, Half-day Fridays
Learning & development allowance
Monthly wellness benefit + complementary wellness subscriptions
Complimentary lunches on Fridays (where we play games together!)

Please apply directly at jobs.lever.co/explodingkittens. Make sure to include a PDF of your current resume along with a cover letter.
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POSTED BY The Bloom Report on 2022-10-15

Director of Sourcing/Production with Exploding Kittens

Exploding Kittens is a leading game and entertainment company with a mission to inspire people to connect, laugh, and play fun games in the physical world. After initially seeking to raise $10K through Kickstarter, the Exploding Kittens campaign raised $8.7M in 30 days from 219,000 backers. To date, Exploding Kittens is the #1 most-backed project in Kickstarter history and has sold over 18 million games. Started by former Xbox game designer Elan Lee and The Oatmeal’s founder Matthew Inman, Exploding Kittens and its family of games seek to reshape traditional game night into an entertaining person-to-person experience. Today, there are nearly 30 games available for purchase as well as an Exploding Kittens mobile app that is one of the top 30 premium games on both iOS, Android, and the Nintendo Switch console, as well as a free-to-play app, Kitty Letter.

The Director of Production oversees the team that is responsible for all physical production manufacturing, quality control, budgeting, strategizing and scheduling. This role requires active management of individual production projects as well as managing the team. Being able to negotiate production costs and work effectively with local and global factories for production is key to the role. They communicate cross-functionally between the Logistics, Accounting, Project Management Office, Art and Game Development.

Please apply directly at jobs.lever.co/explodingkittens. Make sure to include a PDF of your current resume along with a cover letter.

HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE:
Develop and champion the strategic operations of the Production Department’s goals that align with the company’s short and long-term goals
Manage individual production runs while maintaining the role of Director
Identify current and future risks and potential challenges to growth
Create and implement a plan to manage identified risks
Manage, coach, delegate, and lead Production Managers and Production Coordinators to ensure operations flow smoothly, instructions are provided accordingly, and the team is set up for success
Assess and reorganize the team or functional tasks to optimize and build scale
Create templates and manage production-related project management systems
Develop an internal resource strategy for new and existing products
Maintain, create and nurture strong relationships with manufacturers that allow the company to meet deadlines and reduce cost of goods
Manage the production budget, constantly looking for solutions to optimize the production processes, and keeping budgets at or below forecast for individual projects and departmental
Collaborate and serve as point of contact by attending meetings and tracking all products in development and production while improving controls that impact production
Manage implementation or rollout of new processes, tools, procedures, documentation, and information systems for the department
Ensure company goals are communicated and implemented in every project (cost, quality, etc)

WHAT WE NEED:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong leadership Strong knowledge of game production or manufacturing a CPG
Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining accuracy
Ability to leverage technology to build scalable processes, gain efficiencies, streamline accounting operations, and improve outcomes
Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high-performing teams
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
Based in Los Angeles, CA

WHAT WE OFFER:
100% Company paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
Flexible spending account options (medical, dependent care, transit)
401k with company matching
Flexible paid vacation, Half-day Fridays, Company Paid Holidays, Mental Recharge week
Learning & development allowance
Monthly wellness benefit + complementary wellness subscriptions
Complimentary lunches on Fridays (where we play games together!)

Please apply directly at jobs.lever.co/explodingkittens. Make sure to include a PDF of your current resume along with a cover letter.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer we are committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunity to applicants and employees regardless of sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), race (including protected hairstyles such as dreadlocks, braids and twists), religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, gender (including gender identity and gender expression and/or the fact that an individual is transgender, transitioning or transitioned), color, ancestry, national origin, possession of a driver’s license, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/trait/condition, marital or familial status, family care or medical leave status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, membership in military reserves, political affiliation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation We consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local, state and federal “ban the box” and “fair chance” laws.

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POSTED BY Exploding Kittens - The Company on 2022-09-01

Associate Marketing Manager- Social Media for Educational Insights

Position Description:

In this role, you will lead strategy and oversee execution of all things social for EI. As an integral part of our marketing team, you’ll connect our “passion igniter” fan base to our brand across EI’s key social media channels, blogs, and websites through developing social campaigns that align with our marketing plans; managing influencer and partnership initiatives; collaborating on retailer promotional opportunities; and navigating platform shifts and consumer behavior so EI can quickly and nimbly adjust our communication style to fit current trends. This role partners with a variety of internal teams, as well as manages collaborations with external agencies and resources.

APPLY HERE https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=3567c614-8788-4585-996b-e1d21e260258&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=442572&lang=en_US&source=EN

Scope of Responsibilities:

As our Associate Manager, Social Media you will:

Be an expert! You’ll take the lead in strategizing, navigating, managing, and keeping security tight for EI’s brand presence on all social channels, including Instagram, TikTok, Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, YouTube, Twitter, EI blog, and more!
Take charge! You’ll manage the development of a monthly social and blog content calendar that aligns with EI’s brand and ongoing/seasonal campaign goals.
Build community and ignite engagement! As one of the gatekeepers of EI’s channels, you’ll focus on building a community of engaged passion igniters, who connect with and relate to EI’s playfulness, values, mission, and energy.
Influence our success! You’ll seek out and manage partnership and collab opportunities through influencers, influencer agencies, live streamers, and aligned brands to help share our story, build awareness for EI, grow our followers, and ultimately influence more sales for our products.
Help our accountants see the light! You’ll tie how building brand connections through storytelling and community contributes to our sales growth across channels.
Share our story internally, too! You’ll use your own influence to share with fellow teammates inspiration from our fan base; encourage internal team support for our posts and initiatives; and provide frequent social listening updates.
Push us to be innovators and first adopters! You’ll keep your eye on this ever-changing landscape and build a test & grow model for us to stay relevant with and, even, ahead of the appropriate social trends.
Requirements/Preferences:

Bachelor’s Degree
Deep expertise in multiple social media platforms
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Highly detail-oriented, good problem-solving skills
Experience managing vendors and projects that involve multiple team members
Experience creating dynamic content (videos included!) that naturally and authenticity engages audiences
Ideal attributes:

Someone who is curious by nature, and who’s willing to take an entrepreneurial approach to the diverse set of opportunities available to our brand(s)
A multi-tasker who can drive and nimbly meet challenging and shifting deadlines and (sometimes) changing priorities
A creative problem solver who exudes a willingness to create resolutions to on-demand obstacles
A big thinker who is willing to push us to dive in and test new arenas
An enthusiastic storyteller who likes to have fun!


Physical Demands:

Standing – 30%
Sitting – 70%
Equipment usage – 70%
Travel – 5 - 10% (such as off-site live events or trade shows)
We are a drug-free workplace and an EEO employer

Please note: This role will be filled by our internal recruitment team, so no assistance is needed from any outside staffing agency at this time.

APPLY HERE https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=3567c614-8788-4585-996b-e1d21e260258&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=442572&lang=en_US&source=EN

About Educational Insights:

We’re experts in play! For 60 years, our team of teachers, scientists, artists, coders, and kids-at-heart has created award-winning toys and games designed to spark creativity, ignite curiosity, and provide opportunities for kiddos to discover their unique passions. Our team motto is, "Where work is play." We love to laugh, ride our bright-red scooter through the halls, and delight in testing out new games. Our love of play transfers into the toys and games we create, where we aim to build confidence, celebrate diversity, and ignite the spark in every child.

APPLY HERE https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=3567c614-8788-4585-996b-e1d21e260258&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=442572&lang=en_US&source=EN
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POSTED BY Educational Insights on 2022-09-01