Production Coordinator - Hot Market

Florida - Tampa /
Fanatics Brands – FB Corporate /
Salaried
/ On-site
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.
 

Fanatics Brands is looking for a Production Coordinator to organize and execute activities relating to US marketplace for inline and hot market apparel, such as preparation, production, and distribution of finished goods. This position will play a critical role in assisting with locating, recruiting, and evaluating printers prior to production. 

What you will be doing...

    • Coordination and execution of the production plan for the market place - from managing vendor relationships, event planning, status updates, and determining production schedules to maintaining effective communication to provide the local sales reps and accounts with needed updates and information. 
    • Process post production invoicing and reconciliation in a timely manner.  This involves full accounting of inventory and proof of delivery to ensure sales revenues properly match with its respective expenses to safeguard assets.
    • Manage Relationships with key blank suppliers, key strategic printers, and hot market printers throughout the country
    • Traveling to markets to create and develop relationships with vendors to ensure growth strategies
    • Drive reporting to key parties internally and externally 
    • Oversee contractor compliance with company policies and procedures.  Provide education on policies and follows up with contractor for acceptance and compliance
    • Train and work closely with Hot Market teammates and cross-functional teams to ensure successful execution of all Events
    • Work with cross functional partners daily to execute Hot Markets from Allocations, Inventory Planning, Retail Services, Traffic, etc.
    • Maintain vendor related information for all current partners
    • Onboard new vendors when necessary for the business and maintain social compliance expectations

Requirements

    • 5+ years of related professional experience
    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Excellent multitasking skills in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of major sports league special events
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Good understanding of manufacturing and logistics
    • Strong computer skills (Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
    • Ability to manage an outside manufacturing vendor base
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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