Location: New York - New York
Employment Type: Salaried
Team: Fanatics Inc.
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.
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; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics’ footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.
As a market leader with more than 8,000 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.
The Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative support to Fanatics Holding Co. and it’s executive team members, all based in New York, NY. This position will also provide critical support creating meeting collateral including PowerPoint presentations and will support special projects as needed.
GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Provide high-level administrative support and assistance to Fanatics Holding Co. executive team, while maintaining professionalism and strict confidentiality.
•Perform administrative tasks including drafting letters, memos, invoices, reports, and other documents for senior staff.
•Manage complex calendars; schedule internal and external meetings both in- person and virtually on behalf of executives.
•Arrange domestic and international travel including; flights, rental cars, hotels, car services (where required), and dining arrangements.
•Perform office tasks including ordering supplies and assisting with department wide initiatives and events.
•Manage and coordinate interdepartmental communications between various members of the team.
•Prepare presentation decks in PowerPoint.
•Complete monthly expense reports for all supported executives.
•Provide ad hoc support for the office of the CFO as needed.
•Perform other related duties as assigned.
•High school diploma required.
•Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field preferred.
•At least five years of related experience in an office environment providing executive and/or administrative support reporting directly to senior management required.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•Minimum of 5 years supporting multiple executives
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
•Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to multitask while meeting deadlines. Independent learner and flexible team player willing to do what it takes to get the job done; adaptable and enjoys a challenge.
•Proactive problem-solving skills; doesn’t get discouraged by adversity and understands how to navigate many personalities.
•Ability to think creatively and help contribute to company strategy and improve day to day operational challenges.
•Ability to function well and feel comfortable wearing many hats in a high- paced, constantly evolving environment.
•Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite programs including; Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to learn new or updated software.
•General technological and video conferencing systems skills.
•Extensive knowledge of office administration, clerical procedures, and record keeping systems.
•Able to type minimum of 50 words per minute.
This job will require a hybrid work schedule where generally, employees are expected to be in the office at least 3 days per week.
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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.
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