Job title: Operations Admin
Job description: 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, 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.
Job Responsibilities & Qualifications
This coordinator position requires the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced warehouse environment. To be successful, the ideal candidate would be able to demonstrate attention to detail across different functional areas. They should have the ability to meet specific deadlines, execute with efficient organizational skills, and the ability to adapt to change comfortably. Since this role has access to senior executives, a high level of integrity and discretion is a must when handling confidential information. Effective listening skills, the ability to take direction and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is key. Delivering completed tasks and projects quickly with little to no guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround, and take effective action without having to know the total picture will make this person successful.
This position will work closely with the senior management team and HR Manager. The ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner across multiple media is important. Responsibilities for this position include the ability to act as an extension of the general manager and human resource manager, to anticipate needs, think and plan ahead, manage time effectively, calendar management as well as travel coordination, purchase orders, and assist with meeting agendas. Candidate must have the ability to quickly learn organizational structure, team objectives and adapt to Fanatics values and vision along with a can-do attitude. Some flex hours may be required.
The ideal candidate is able to work successfully in a team environment, and build effective working relationships inside and outside of the group while keeping abreast of general business objectives, policies, standards, services, facilities, procedures and related information in order to maintain a comprehensive awareness of the organization.
This person should have demonstrated and well-developed skills in the following areas:
· Organization and Planning Skills
· Time Management
· Highly Detail-Oriented
· Excellent Judgment
· Calendar Management
· Effective Verbal/Written Communication
· Space Planning and Management
· Research and Documentation
Sample of responsibilities:
– Responsible for developing the GMs’ day-to-day schedules and prioritization of activities. Track and help drive completion of key deliverables and follow up on outstanding items.
– Drive key team activities, including staff and team meeting agendas and logistics, planning and logistics for team events, and manage local activities for org-wide events such as post-All-Hands social hours, etc.
– Identify and coordinate most productive and cost-effective method for meetings including in-person, on-site, offsite, audio and/or video conferences
– Act as liaison between the GM/HRM and teams, as requested and appropriate.
– Schedule cost effective air/hotel/ground transportation. Create detailed travel itineraries (including smooth transitions between time zones) and expense reports
-Time and attendance reporting – auditing (HR reporting)
– Microsoft Office is essential. (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint )
– Administration Assistant responsibilities/experience
-Distribution, retail or critical infrastructure work environment – an environment that is fast paced with short service level agreements with customers.
– Cross functional staffing – Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituent groups such as senior management, peers, and outside contacts.
-HRMS experience – experience using one or more of the following: UltiPro, other HR payroll systems
– Highly organized and detail oriented.
– High level of integrity and discretion to handle confidential information.
– Sound judgment and flexibility to prioritize and handle multiple assignments at any given time while maintaining commitment to deadlines with little to no direction.
– Previous project management or event planning experience preferred.
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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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Location: Aberdeen, MD
Job date: Sun, 03 Jul 2022 07:37:52 GMT
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