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Lilly ASSOCIATE – IMAGE PRODUCTION AND LICENSING in Carson City, Nevada

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world. #WeAreLilly

Position Description:

The Associate – Image Production and Licensing is a member of the the Marketing Production and Creative Services (CS) team for LillyUSA, LLC. The Image Production and Licensing is responsible for 1) consulting with the CS Creative Lead and other team members to acquire art and images used in print and digital tactics and 2) managing usage rights (i.e., copyrights and licensing) for all imagery for Lilly USA and Lilly Global Brand Team tactics produced Lilly Marketing Studios (Lilly’s internal creative/production team) or transitioned from agencies 3) serving as a Subject Matter Expert for usage rights/copyright and managing all other licensing needs for software, fonts, etc. for Lilly Marketing Studios. The Associate – Image Production and Licensing supports Marketing Associates’ efforts to confirm usage rights remain effective for the duration of tactic lifecycles and update them as needed.

The Associate – Image Production and Licensing reports to the Consultant, Business Process Improvement.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

Image Acquisition and Licensing

  • Advises on all aspects of image acquisition or creation

  • Embraces and follows brand creative criteria and quality procedures

  • Manages licensing documentation for freelance suppliers for original art and images

  • Secures stock art/photography from providers such as Shutterstock and Getty Images

  • Proactively contributes to efforts to solve creative problems

  • Recognizes and addresses important details with accuracy and efficiency

Copyright Management

  • Actively manages and protects Lilly’s usage rights; i.e., right to use photography, art, and models in its promotional/advertising materials

  • Understands usage rights’ terms (e.g., may be “unrestricted” or limited by one or more conditions such as time, language, consent, geographical area, or communication channel) and ensure proper compliance with terms

  • Reviews all rights clearance and legal paperwork submitted for projects, including but not limited to image licensing and talent/location/materials agreements, ensuring all terms are cleared and deals are properly executed/contain all required rights

  • Keeps up to date on changes within IP law, flagging any inconsistencies and/or potential concerns

  • Negotiates favorable rates and secures rights to third-party materials as needed

  • Finalizes, records, and tracks rights information and all aspects related to licensing, including but not limited to drafting licenses and payment processing

Vendor Management and Special Projects

  • Serves as subject matter expert for key projects related to usage rights and copyright

  • Manages suppliers related to usage rights, fonts, and other copyright/usage rights related work

  • Coordinates efforts across Business Unit’s and Global Brand Teams to standardize the usage rights documentation process

  • Maintains licensing of fonts and software required for Lilly Marketing Studios

  • Assist with creative material development as needed

Minimum Experience/Personal Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, design, publishing, business or AA with relevant work experience

  • 2+ years proven experience within a photo/media research or usage rights department

  • Competence with standard IT tools (e.g., Microsoft Office, internet research, Adobe Creative Suite)

  • Competence on MAC Platform and associated software

Additional Preferences:

  • Exemplify professional experiences working with diverse teams, populations or cultures

  • 1+ years creative design experience

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, problem solving skills, ability to manage ambiguity, and ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure

  • High level of motivation and a strong desire to find creative solutions to challenging situations

  • Demonstrated ability to follow business rules and policies in a constructive but disciplined manner

  • Demonstrated ability to apply all Quality and Compliance policies and procedures

  • Makes sound, timely decisions about changes to work in progress

  • Working knowledge of legal concepts related to usage rights/licensing, including US copyright issues and law

  • Expertise in licensing for all types of media platforms with proven ability to negotiate licenses and permissions with copyright owners

  • Demonstrated success in producing image/art solutions that leverage customer insights, effectively deliver on project requirements, and align to overall brand strategy

  • Communicates effectively (in writing and verbally) with internal customers, team members, and supplier partners

  • Works well independently and in partnership with others

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS, AA plus 5 years relevant experience

Other Information:

Limited travel required (0-10%)

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( LillyRecruitingCompliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!

#WeAreLilly

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