Intellectual Property Support

Location
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Salary
STARTING SALARY £19,000 PER ANNUM DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Expires
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Intellectual Property Support

STARTING SALARY £19,000 PER ANNUM DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE

Slimming World is the UK’s leading weight management organisation, helping members lose weight every week in our 16,000 groups around the UK. The company has experienced consistent growth
of approximately 20% per year for the past five years, taking the brand to a clear leadership position in the UK and Ireland.

Our Corporate Responsibility team provides a wide range of support and guidance to the wider business from meeting our legal obligations, information security to protecting the Slimming World brand while always promoting Slimming World’s brand values and proactively creating a positive impression of the business with external organisations and individuals.

The Intellectual Property Support is responsible for taking the appropriate steps to protect the Slimming World brand. The successful candidate will work in partnerships with our PR and communications teams to ensure our brand and the values it represents are protected from unauthorised use. You’ll effectively communicate with a diverse range of audiences such as bloggers, retailers, manufacturers, Consultants and the general public, and provide information and support to ensure individuals are aware of their responsibilities including the use of trademarks, illegal advertising, endorsement or promotion of third party products.

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • previous experience in a similar role – monitoring, reporting and escalating the unauthorised use of brands and / or trade marks
  • exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to good working build relationships with a wide variety of people
  • first class Word and Excel skills with the ability to create a number of bespoke documents, reports and analytics
  • social media and internet savvy with previous experience of monitoring websites for inappropriate brand and / or trade mark use

Please apply via our careers website by clicking apply, with your full CV and covering letter, telling us why you’d like to be considered for the role, your current salary and notice period.

Slimming World is proud to be an Investor in People with a current Gold standard IIP accreditation.

Closing Date: 29th August 2017

Benefits: We offer an extensive benefits package including a health cash back plan, 12 week Slimming World membership, onsite gym, discounted hair and beauty salon, enhanced pension contributions and 34 days
holiday a year (including public holidays)