Director of Licensing

TheSoul Publishing is one of the largest digital media publishers in the world, producing tons of entertaining and enlightening online content for more than 1 billion subscribers around the world. We are the company behind the wildly successful DIY channel 5-Minute Crafts, the inspirational and creative channel Bright Side, and other popular channels across YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. With a 16-year history, and a highly creative team of 2000 spread across 70 countries, we continue to expand to match the company’s rapid growth and success.

We were named "Digital Studio of the Year" at the recent 2021 Digiday Video & TV Awards, and continue to garner recognition from the Webby, Shorty, and Streamy awards.

We are looking for a Director of Licensing who will be responsible for bringing our beloved characters and IPs to people all around the world. You will develop our licensing strategy and workflows, determine and assemble the necessary expertise via internal and/or external teams, and drive revenue by establishing licensing partnerships across the globe for TheSoul Publishing.

This role is part of a growing organization with significant upward potential as we expand our licensing efforts globally. Some of social media’s largest and most loved licenses are waiting for you. While you'll be the first person on the ground, TheSoul Publishing has extensive resources and manpower available to assist.

Location: USA

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Handling day to day operational issues related to our distribution platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok.

  • Assist in operational aspects of the launch, rebranding or closure of the content project.

  • Cooperate with different departments to support their issue resolutions

  • Identify possible areas of process, workflow improvements & project progress tracking.

  • Working with the security team to ensure efficient platform access management.

  • Working with the operations team in supporting operations for various monetization issues and escalations to various Platforms Support teams.

  • Assisting with Platform Content Protection monitoring.

Candidate requirements:

  • Detail-oriented person who can also have a hands-on approach.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent organisational skills with a love for tracking and reporting.

  • Hands-on knowledge of YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, or other social media video platforms + OTT.

  • Basic understanding of the digital content ecosystem including digital rights a plus.

  • Experience with project management tools (Asana, Monday, etc..) and the ability to work with a remote team is required.

We offer:

  • A dynamic and professional media publishing environment.

  • Professional growth opportunities within an international company.

  • Amazing production and coordinating teams to support any commercial activities.

  • A competitive salary with performance-based bonuses.

Interested? Please send your CV to and please don't forget to write the vacancy's name in the subject line.

We appreciate your interest in our job vacancies and the company. Your CV will be reviewed carefully by our team, and if we are ready to move forward with your application, one of our recruiters will contact you and explain the subsequent steps. We will only be contacting candidates who fit the requirements of the role.

TheSoul Publishing is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We celebrate diversity and we do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We care for the privacy of our candidates and all the data you provide to us is maintained, protected, and confidential.