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Full-Time Strategy & Business Operations Senior Manager @ Fanatics

About the Team Fanatics Collectibles is a new company working at the intersection of collectibles and technology. Backed by some of the best investors, sports properties and operators in the world, we are integrating with Fanatics’ global digital sports platform – which includes 900 sports relationships and more than 90 million reachable fans - to reimagine the collectibles business for the 21st century. Fanatics Collectibles is looking for a Strategy & Business Operations leader to own some of the highest priority, complexity, and visibility initiatives on our organization’s strategic roadmap. The Senior Manager of Strategy & Biz Ops will report directly to the Director of Strategy & Biz Ops, who reports directly to Collectibles’ Chief Strategy Officer. Given the Strategy & Biz Ops team’s end-to-end mandate, this role will be expected to both 1) own the evaluation/scoping of potential strategic initiatives as well as 2) drive end-to-end execution and ultimately ensure value capture. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with world-class strategic & analytical skills, a demonstrated propensity for solving difficult problems, experience leading and growing teams, and a clear team-first mindset. Candidates with a passion for sports, culture, & entertainment will likely be a strong cultural fit. Within the first 6 months, you will...

  • Own multiple high-impact business initiatives simultaneously and work cross-functionally where necessary to ensure executional / strategic success

  • Set goals, drive large programs / analytics, present progress updates, and deliver recommendations to the Collectibles Chief Strategy Officer and other key leaders

  • Work with the entire Strategy & Biz Ops team to identify, size, and actively prioritize all potential initiatives / opportunities on the roadmap

  • Lend cross-functional support by leading / driving high-impact, highly analytical, and/or highly strategic initiatives for across Fanatics Collectibles, or the broader Fanatics organization

  • Lead a team of 1-2 Analysts/Associates to help drive initiatives and provide effective guidance & feedback, daily oversight, and mentorship

  • Engage and build relationships with a wide array of end-consumers, channel partners and key market participants to further Collectibles’ knowledge base and thought leadership within the industry

The Ideal Candidate

  • 3-6 years of experience, with a preference for Management Consulting, Strategy, Finance / Accounting, or Biz Ops / Strategy roles

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, accounting or similar preferred

  • Strong quantitative modelling & analytical skills, excellent written & verbal communication skills, strong financial acumen

  • Team-first management mindset, with a passion for solving highly complex problems collaboratively with their direct reports

  • Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and remain flexible

  • Passion and deep knowledge of the sports and collectibles industry with an overall understanding of industry dynamics and value drivers

The salary range for this position is $140,000 - $175,000 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. Fanatics is the ultimate one-stop sports fan destination that ignites and harnesses the passion of fans and maximizes the presence and reach for preeminent sports partners globally. Leveraging long-standing, often exclusive relationships with more than 900 sports properties, a database of more than 90 million consumers worldwide and a trusted brand name, Fanatics is furthering its innovation across the sports landscape by building the leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings including e-commerce and licensed merchandise, physical and digital trading cards and collectibles, and online sports betting and iGaming. The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end physical and digital collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. As a market leader with more than 10,000 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. At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience. 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 Candidate Privacy Policy-CA

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