Location: Florida - Miramar
Employment Type: Salaried
Team: Fanatics Memorabilia - Wholesale Sales, Marketing & Athlete Relations
Fanatics is building the leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans, and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Leveraging 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 the global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings 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.
About the Team
Fanatics Authentic provides the world’s largest selection of licensed sports memorabilia and collectibles! Our division is licensed by all the major professional sports leagues, player and team associations, and universities that supply 100% genuine product authentication to our fans. We offer once-in- a-lifetime “Fanatics Exclusive Athlete” event experiences providing fans the opportunity to interact with their favorite athletes at a Meet-and-Greet, Watch Party, Suite Experience, or Chalk Talk/ Q&A session. Our Game-Used partnerships have given us the ability to create the most exclusive products such as player and team gear directly from the arena or field, playing surfaces, and actual equipment.
A B2B Sales Representative with Fanatics Authentic is an opportunity to connect with stores, events, teams, and other resellers and to sell them memorabilia, gift cards, cases, novelties, and more. You will manage a group of customers on a weekly or even daily basis as you help them build their business using Fanatics products. Building relationships with our customers, placing new orders, account management, product input and ideas, and constant communication with your customer base are all key performance requirements of the position.
II.Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Sales quota accountability will range from $1,000,000+ per calendar year to start.
• Outbound dial 40+ sales calls per day.
• Account management that includes the following: updating client profiles, preorders, planning, product ideas, and keeping track of past and future orders.
• Order management, including client updates, stock list management, and running reports.
• Responsibility for maintaining hundreds of clients
• Ability to use and excel in the following: customer management systems, order entry systems, Outlook, and Microsoft 365 Office
• Open availability which will include travel to shows, seminars, events.
• Must always be available for clients, which is part of the service we provide.
• Product and industry knowledge, industry trends, including product development
• Strong negotiation skills, ability to close high-end memorabilia, apparel, novelties, gift cards, and more.
III.Education and Experience Requirements
• High School Diploma preferred or relevant experience in the field.
• Basic accounting skills required.
• Proficient with Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Superior communication skills on various levels. Must have articulate speech, proper business writing skills, ability to listen to clients and quickly address any concerns.
• Work well under pressure. This industry is often driven by hot market events which require extended work hours and weekend shifts.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Usual office environment with frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing. Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery. Oral and auditory capacity enables interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
• May be expected to walk up to several miles a day at off-site events
• Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on the telephone
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.
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