Location: Maryland - Aberdeen
Employment Type: Hourly
Team: Marketing - Product Content
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.
Who We Are:
The Product Content Creation Team is an integral part of Fanatics. We’re committed to creating the best customer experience through delivering and maintaining high-quality product content for the fan. Our team collaborates daily with Merchandising, Marketing, Tech and Business Management teams. We take pride in creating a fun, casual and supportive environment. We are for fans, by fans and strive to maintain the highest standards across the different phases of our product cycles.
About your team:
As a product content attributor you’ll be the hands of the fans. Our customers can’t touch the product before they buy it, so it’s your job to list all of the products pertinent details or check previously added details for correctness. You’ll perform tasks such as listing what a product is made from, if it has anything that meets current market trends and anything that makes the product unique. Our product assortment is vast and you’ll be cataloging the information for all of it.
Your responsibilities include:
•analyzing product details to identify selling features.
•ensuring all previously entered information is correct through our Content Check process.
•compiling product data and entering it into our internal software system.
•performing basic quality check to ensure product information accuracy, essentially ensure what is showing in our internal software system matches the product in hand.
•checking products for correctness in our e-warehouse system.
•physically moving product through our department and virtually moving product utilizing our scanning system.
•working closely with our product content auditors to limit inaccuracies.
•communicating with merchandising and vendors to ensure all required product details are accounted for.
•coordinating with other teams to ensure goals are met.
You’re a Fanatic because you’re:
•a data entry extraordinaire.
•not afraid to dig in and get your hands dirty.
•comfortable working with high volumes.
•eager to learn.
•able to adapt to new industry trends.
We’re excited about you because you:
•hold a high school diploma or equivalent (required).
•have completed coursework in keyboarding, word processing or similar (required).
•have 1 to 3 years’ experience as a data entry clerk (preferred).
•have experience working a retail floor (preferred).
•have basic understanding of a production studio
•have the ability to multitask.
•are proficient with Microsoft Suite.
•have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•can move around z-racks and lift totes of product weighing 25+ lbs.
•have the ability to perform frequent movements such as standing, walking, repetitive finger, hand and wrist motions, as well as bending, stooping, reaching, squatting, and kneeling.
•can work overtime during peak season (roughly up to six months out of the year).
_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 @fanatics.com or @fanatics.co.uk email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at _www.fanaticsinc.com/careers
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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