Internal Recruiter at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: London

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.

Role Purpose

The Associate Recruiter will be responsible for the recruitment and organisational support of a wide range of business functions across the Fanatics Commerce organisation. You will own the full recruitment process, from recruitment marketing, through to phone interviewing and offer management, ensuring a positive candidate experience throughout the recruitment journey. You will also partner with key stakeholders on proactive recruiting efforts to create a pipeline of talent for Fanatics at all levels. This is a highly collaborative role and an exciting opportunity to be involved in high-impact, high-visibility talent activities and improvements in a fast- paced organisation. The ideal candidate will have project management, process improvement and strong administrative skills which will be put to work creating seamless, simplified processes and supporting the day-to-day efforts of the Recruiting team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be an integral part of a truly Global Recruitment team
  • Be an advocate of Fanatics, building relationships and ensuring all candidates have a positive recruitment experience.
  • Ensure all active vacancies have effective recruitment plans in place with clear roles and responsibilities and agreed timelines.
  • Collaborate with the recruiting team on a variety of special projects relating to process improvements and operational efficiency.
  • Be a subject matter expert in every aspect of Recruiting Workflow
  • Troubleshoot and solve any scheduling challenges.
  • Proactively manage stakeholders
  • Track candidates accordingly in Applicant Tracking System (Lever)
  • Post jobs using Lever to external and internal job boards
  • Take the lead to ensure new hires are properly onboarded – this includes managing orientation enrolment, IT equipment shipment process, and shepherding both new hires and hiring managers through the onboarding process
  • Create strategic sourcing plans and source candidates in support of high priority searches
  • Utilise sourcing tools such as LinkedIn Recruiter, Hired and Seekout
  • Conduct candidate phone screens with sourced candidates
  • Project Management to support building recruiting programs (Internship program, employment branding and recruitment marketing)


  • Excited by the prospect to work in a global business environment
  • A blend of agency and in-house recruitment experience is preferred, but we will also consider candidates directly from agencies.
  • Ability to build and develop strong effective relationships and communicate with confidence.
  • A willingness to recruit across a vast spectrum of roles including Corporate Functions, Business Development, eCommerce, Marketing, Retail and Creative
  • Exceptional professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and interface with individuals at all levels, both inside and outside the organisation
  • Extremely detail oriented with strong prioritisation and time management skills and ability to change course of action quickly
  • Proven experience designing and implementing new processes; a passion for process and achieving efficiencies.
  • Able to thrive and flexible in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Comfortable keeping others on task and owning a process
  • A tenacious problem solver who can effectively manage and prioritise multiple tasks
  • Ability to execute a sourcing strategy and sourcing activities independently

This a great opportunity to join our fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial business, and these are some of the benefits you can expect as an employee.

• The chance to work with world leading sports clubs and brands

• Birthday day off

• 40% staff discount

• Nationwide Theme Park discounts

• Bike to work scheme

We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diversity and inclusivity at Fanatics. Our commitment to inclusion drives us forward every day; across all races, gender, gender identities, age, sexual orientation, religion & spiritual beliefs, neurodiversity, disability and all identities of our people both current and future. If you have any requirement(s) for reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, and/or to perform essential job functions, please contact us.

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.

_Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an or email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at

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 Recruiter
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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