Internal Communications Manager at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: Florida - Jacksonville

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: Human Resources

Company Overview

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, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. 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 9,000 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.

Summary : Fanatics is seeking a passionate, detail-oriented and creative storyteller to join our Global Communications team as Internal Communications Manager. This position will provide communications support, with a focus on Fanatics Global Technology organization, global communications special projects, and the company’s Intranet. The team is seeking a high-judgement communications professional who has excellent copy writing skills that can be adjusted depending on format, topic, and speaker. This individual will work with key business and functional leaders to develop and execute messaging, communications strategies, and programs to inform, engage and connect employees globally through a variety of methods. Please include a writing sample with your resume. Location - may be open to remote or California.


  • Serve as communications key point of contact for Fanatics Global Technology organization to support internal efforts, including planning and executing Town Halls and other employee event engagement efforts.
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders to develop, execute and/or support communications efforts to inform, engage and connect employees through consistent, timely and proactive messaging.
  • Write and edit executive-level communications to convey progress against Technology’s strategy and goals to broad global technology audience and key internal stakeholders.
  • Work with Tech leaders and share best practices to help enhance inner- and inter-department communications and collaboration.
  • Collaborate with functional leaders to enhance the Technology organization reputation and positioning that ultimately aids in recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Leverage communications and cultural best practices and provide editorial and event support in other key areas of the business as needed.
  • Assist with the development and updating of content for our company-wide global newsletter and company’s intranet.
  • Support internal communications initiatives, special events, and key projects as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Liberal Arts preferred
  • Minimum three years of experience in internal/employee communications, with preference supporting technology organization within a company
  • Exceptional written and spoken communications skills
  • Successful development and implementation of strategic communications campaigns that increase employee engagement
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships and navigate organizational complexities and form relationships internally and externally
  • Outstanding organizational and multi-tasking capabilities with exemplary attention to detail
  • Strong judgment and the ability to respond quickly to urgent matters
  • Collaborative team spirit with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Travel to California office

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.

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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 future contract 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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Internal Communications Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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