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Strategic Operations Associate

Company: Fanatics
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewFanatics isbuilding a leadingglobal digital sports platform. The company ignites the passions of global sports fans and maximizes the presence and reach for hundreds of sports partners globally by offering innovative products and services across Fanatics Commerce, FanaticsCollectibles, and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, allowing sports fans to Buy, Collect and Bet.Through the Fanatics platform, sports fans can buy licensed fan gear, jerseys, lifestyle and streetwear products, headwear, and hardgoods; collect physical and digital trading cards, sports memorabilia, and other digital assets; and bet as the company builds its Sportsbook and iGaming platform.Fanaticshas an established database of over100 millionglobal sports fans, a global partner network with over 900 sports properties, including major national and international professional sports leagues, teams, players associations, athletes,celebrities, colleges, and college conferences, and over 2,000 retail locations, including its Lids retail business stores.As a market leader with more than 18,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.About the TeamFanatics Collectibles is a new company working at the intersection of collectibles and technology. We are backed by some of the best investors, sports & entertainment properties and operators in the world. Fanatics Collectibles is integrating with Fanatics' global digital sports platform - which includes 900 sports relationships and > 81 million reachable fans - to reimagine the collectibles business for the 21st century.Role SummaryFanatics Collectibles is looking for Strategic Operations Associate to support the highest priority, highest complexity, and highest visibility initiatives on our organization's strategic roadmap. This role reports directly to the Chief of Staff supporting the President of Trading Cards. Strong candidates can expect to "rotate" across projects, gain exposure & tackle key business objectives across the organization. The ideal candidate is a highly flexible self-starter with top-notch analytical skills, a demonstrated propensity for solving difficult problems, and a clear team-first mindset. Candidates with a passion for sports, culture, & entertainment will likely find themselves a strong cultural fit.Within the first six months, you will...

  • Help drive multiple high-impact, long-term and ad-hoc business initiatives and, together with the team, work cross-functionally to ensure project success.
  • Set goals, report findings, deliver recommendations, and help present progress updates to the Fanatics Collectibles executives
  • Help the team to prioritize, roadmap and drive growth and operational projects
  • Engage with a wide array of end-consumers and channel partners to better understand industry dynamics and refine recommendations accordingly
  • Become a subject-matter-expert in all things Trading Cards!The Ideal Candidate:
    • 3-5 years of experience, with a preference for Management Consulting, Strategy, Finance/Accounting, or Biz Ops roles
    • Bachelor's degree in finance, business, economics, accounting or similar preferred
    • Strong quantitative modelling & analytical skills, excellent written & verbal communication skills, strong financial acumen
    • Team-first mindset, with a passion for solving highly complex problems together
    • Ability to handle a multi-tasking environment, meet deadlines, and work across a wide range of high priority initiatives
    • Confidence, intellectual curiosity, ability cut through ambiguity, and a desire to learn$100,000 - $130,000 a yearThe salary range for this position is $100,000 - $130,000 which represents base pay only and does not include short-term or long-term incentive compensation. When determining base pay, as part of a final compensation package, we consider several factors such as location, experience, qualifications, and training.Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don't fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants.Feel free to ask your recruiter for a phone call or other type of communication for interview, and ensure your communication is coming from a Fanatics or Fanatics Brand email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics' fair labor practices.NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS/APPLICANTS: In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you ("Personal Information"). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information.We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or other types of positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Company policies. For additional information on how we collect and use personal information in connection with your job application, review our

Keywords: Fanatics, Los Angeles , Strategic Operations Associate, Other , Los Angeles, California

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