Label Licensing Officer (France, Belgium, Netherlands)

The Marine Stewardship Council is seeking a motivated, talented Label Licensing Officer.

Are you passionate about our oceans? Are you detail-oriented while ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service? If so, you could be the perfect fit for the Marine Stewardship Council.

Marine Stewardship Council International
Job Title: Label Licensing Officer
Location: London, United Kingdom
Working Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm

The use of the MSC’s trademarks is strictly governed by a number of regulations and standards and this work, together with the task of collecting royalty payments, is conducted by the MSCI Licensing team.  This department also performs these same licensing duties on behalf of an external organisation: The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) for use of their logo relating to products from responsible fish farms. Both organisations have experienced sustained growth across the globe and we now have an exciting opportunity for a Label Licensing Officer within the MSCI Licencing team to manage accounts based mainly in Belgium, France and the Netherlands.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the processing of requests for use of the MSC and ASC consumer labels, and financial statements.  The post holder will also be involved in developing and communicating policies and procedures to both internal and external clients.

The Label Licensing team work closely with our Commercial outreach teams across global and regional offices, communicating with them as required to discuss and resolve licensing and commercial issues. The role will also involve building relationships with customers.

Who are we?

The MSC’s vision is for the world’s oceans to be teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations. Through our internationally-recognised certification and ecolabeling program well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognised and rewarded in the market place, through the leadership of our partners. Critically, other fisheries are incentivised to improve their performance to meet the growing demand for certified sustainable and traceable seafood choice. Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing 17% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC program and over 1200 documented improvements to the way our oceans are being fished have been recorded. MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries. 

Who are you?

To be successful in this role, you will be a highly motivated individual with experience of working directly with customers whilst ensuring a high level of attention to detail with administration including well developed IT skills and experience of data processing within your portfolio of clients.

The successful candidate will be fluent in English and Dutch or French (spoken and written); Flemish and any additional languages are a benefit.

To apply

Please email the following information to

  • A cover letter outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the responsibilities and requirements detailed in the job specification, and include information on your salary expectations and right to work information; and
  • A copy of your current CV.

Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. The subject of your email should read: Label Licensing Officer.

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Language: English
Date of issue: 18 February 2020

Closing date

1 February 2021 at 09.00 GMT

The MSC is committed to flexible working. All MSC’s UK employees are currently working remotely, and we would expect to continue to offer flexibility as restrictions are lifted.

The MSC aims to recruit a talented workforce and values the diversity in background, skills and experience of its staff. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity for all job applicants, irrespective of background.



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