Project Manager at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: Florida - Tampa

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: FB Corporate

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.

We are looking for a Project Manager in our Strategic Portfolio Management group, to lead the end-to-end project management and execution for our business enterprise at Fanatics Brands. This individual will play a key role in growing our Fanatics brands business and maximize efficiencies in the end to end processes. A result driven orientation and focus is critical to this role, along with expertise in leading complex, enterprise-level projects that require multiple points of coordination and cross-functional collaboration.

As Project Manager, you will lead the creation, development, and execution cross-functional projects to enable Fanatics Brands to rapidly grow to meet consumer demands. A typical day in this role will be quite diverse - from collaboration meetings and leading key project details to compiling details to bring innovations to the enterprise. The projects will focus across both process improvement and integration and immersion activities.

What you will work on...

  • Vision/Strategy - Support the creation of the vision and strategy process for integrations and process/technical enhancements.
  • Developing a cross-functional plans 6-18 months in advance
  • Facilitating a shared understanding with both tech and the relevant business driver.
  • Helping to determine and drive any new workplans needed to support new projects.
  • Process/Leadership - Responsible for facilitating the creation of the overall work plan and coordinating weekly status update meetings
  • Responsible for overall project plan adherence and execution
  • Driving communication and awareness of all escalated issues
  • Helping oversee any outside resources needed to support the plan.
  • Works cross-functionally within Fanatics Brands construct supported by the VP of Planning and Strategy. In addition to working across Planning, Manufacturing, and Operations this role will engage and interact with all Fanatics Brands functions across the enterprise to ensure Fanatics is delivering to our customers. This role will connect dots and drive clarity to ensure project success.

What you will bring...

  • 5+ years of diverse project management experience, a bachelor’s degree preferred (with advanced degree and/or experiences a plus) . Proven experience demonstrated in cross-functional project delivery from strategy to execution.
  • Proficiency in business communication and verbal/written communication to promote conceptual understanding and mobilize through storytelling.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with senior leaders and experience in working and managing within diverse and cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated expertise of building consensus across business partners and influencing successful outcomes.
  • Enthusiastic, full of positive energy and able to maintain grace, a sense of humor, and perspective under pressure.
  • Experience working successfully in a highly matrix work environment

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