Get to know The Pokémon Company International

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

Learn more online at Pokemon.com and on Facebook (facebook.com/pokemon), YouTube (youtube.com/pokemon), Twitter (twitter.com/pokemon), and Instagram (instagram.com/pokemon).

Get to know the role

Job Title: TCG Sales Operations Specialist

Job Summary: This position is responsible for supporting the Director, TCG Sales Operations and the TCG Sales Operations team by working closely with INTL Sales, Logistics, Finance, and other interdependent TPCi teams to ensure accurate and timely delivery of operational needs to achieve sales goals.

People Manager: No

What you’ll do

  • Project manage the INTL sales order solicitation process. Generate order forms, drive the solicitation schedule, and send solicitations and reminders. Analyze orders received against print runs for accuracy, to ensure timely order processing and shipping requirements are met.
  • Project manage the INTL sales order financial process. Generate account updates, drive payment schedules, and send reminders to ensure reseller are within financial terms to allow for timely order release and shipping.
  • Project manage the INTL sales order reconciliation process. Generate and track the required forms necessary to reconcile shipping issues, including damages, shortage and overages. Partner with internal teams to ensure all reconciliations are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Discover gaps and inefficiencies in existing processes and tools. Partner with Director, TCG Sales Operations and internal stakeholders to identify potential solutions.
  • Support the implementation of the future ERP system by refining and documenting existing processes.
  • Other projects as assigned by Director, TCG Sales Operations.            

What you’ll bring

  • Three (3) to four (4) years relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience as an operations professional with a background in internal tooling/systems and process development.
  • Proven excellent organization, presentation, communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to multi-task within and across Pokémon divisions, time zones and geographies.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with true ability to creatively address challenges, solve operational problems and provide strategic recommendations.
  • Team player. Collaboration with other teams and departments is key in this role.

How you’ll be successful

  • Passion for Pokémon: Develops an understanding of the Pokémon brand, the impact it has on our people, culture, business, fans, and communities, and applying that knowledge and passion to everything you do.
  • Challenging the Expected: Approaches challenges with curiosity and creativity, embracing the possibility of failure as an opportunity to learn something new, develop innovative ideas, solve complex problems and identify unique opportunities.  
  • Integrity and Respect: Demonstrates integrity and respect by leading with empathy, listening to others, seeking out different perspectives, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.
  • Dedicated to Quality: Takes ownership to maintain and promote high standards, looks for new ways to learn and improve, and embraces a growth mindset to seek and apply feedback from others in an effort to continuously improve. 
  • Building Relationships: Develops and strengthens relationships, adopting a “team first” mentality and working collaboratively to solve problems and meet shared goals.  
  • Delighting Customers: Listens and understands the interests and needs of our customers and stakeholders, making them feel heard and important, and embracing these learnings to continue delivering a unique Pokémon experience.

What to expect

  • An employee first culture
  • Company events that celebrate the spirit of Pokémon
  • Competitive cash-based compensation programs
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you
  • Generous paid family leave
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Commuter benefit
  • LinkedIn learning
  • Comprehensive relocation package
  • Hybrid work environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. For roles in the United Kingdom, candidates will need the right to work. In some cases, and for some roles, the Company may be able to arrange a visa. For roles in Ireland, this role requires candidates to have the right to live and work in the Republic of Ireland. However, we welcome applications from all nationalities and may consider supporting an employment permit application, in appropriate and suitable cases.

 

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